I’m Waiting 31: Helping Your Kids Set Boundaries By Setting Your Own

[display_podcast] This is the eighth and final installment of our amazing interview with Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Parents – you are more of a model for your kids than you’ll ever know! Matt gives some great practical advice on how to help them set boundaries by actually setting boundaries for yourself. Matt Clinton, Fellowship of Christian Athletes: My daughter, who is only 18-months-old, can already work an iPhone. She already knows how to swipe through the pictures on … [Read more...]

Im Waiting 30: Teens, Sex, and Social Media with Matt Clinton

[display_podcast] Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes desires to partner with parents in pouring into their kids to help them navigate through their teenage years. Leslie Salazar Carrillo, Im Waiting: The socio-economic spectrum that you work within is very broad. You deal with very wealthy families as well as impoverished. So, what would you say to parents, regardless of where they live or their socio-economic status, as all their kids are asking, “How am I supposed to live this l … [Read more...]

Im Waiting 29: Doing Good vs. Leading Well with Matt Clinton

[display_podcast]Matt Clinton of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes is a great teacher. He effectively shows kids in practical ways how society is taking God’s original plans SO out of context. This week, we continue our ongoing conversation with Matt regarding today’s teens, the pressures they are up against, and the hard truths about sex in our society.Matt Clinton, Fellowship of Christian Athletes: Ultimately, we’ve taken something created for so much good and made it all about us. T … [Read more...]

Im Waiting 28: Porn, Technical Virginity & Christian Teens

[display_podcast] This week, we continue our conversation with Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. FCA is so much more than once-a-week meetings for Christian high schoolers. Matt uses his own past experiences to show teens that God isn’t looking for technical purity. God wants a heart sold out to Him! Leslie Salazar Carrillo, Im Waiting: At Im Waiting, we’re hearing about “technical virginity” these days. The Center for Disease Control recently stated that on average, 68% of teen … [Read more...]

Im Waiting 27: Peer Pressure and Mentoring Teens with Matt Clinton

[display_podcast] This week, we continue our conversation with Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. FCA is so much more than once-a-week meetings for Christian high schoolers. Matt is encouraging peer-to-peer mentorship and seeing amazing results. Matt Clinton, Fellowship of Christian Athletes: The victory in what we do are the life change stories. For whatever reason, God has allowed us to be a part of these incredible people’s stories. It’s obvious we’re not the ones doing it – i … [Read more...]

I’m Waiting 26: Teenage Counter-Culture Christians with Matt Clinton

[display_podcast]In our current series of podcasts, Matt Clinton of Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and I have been discussing the various struggles that teens face today, especially regarding their identity – who they are and where they fit in.This week, though, we also talk about the unique victories that the students Matt meets with are having that too often go unnoticed.Leslie: Throughout our whole lives, our identity is challenged. Even as adults, you and I can sit here a … [Read more...]