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An Intro to The You CAN Tell The Children Podcast

An introduction to the Bible2School podcast ministry, You CAN Tell The Children, where we explore why it’s so important to share God’s Word with the next generation.

Praises from 2022, Prayer for 2023

January 3, 2023

Kori & Lee reminisce over Bible2School 2022 and share the focus for 2023!

Member Highlight: My Best Friend Jesus

December 13, 2022

Our guest today, Carrie Ochoa, journeys through her story of following the Holy Spirit’s lead by faith, not by sight.

Scripture Sleuths from the Creation Museum

December 6, 2022
Dana Sneed, education specialist at Answers in Genesis, shows us how fun Scripture Sleuthing can be!

“The 8 Great Smarts”

November 29, 2022
Dr. Kathy Koch, founder of Celebrate Kids, shares the value in understanding the “8 Great Smarts!”

“I Heard the Bells”

November 22, 2022

Josh Enck, President and Chief Story Officer of Sight & Sound Ministries, gives us a sneak peak into their first ever movie, “I Heard the Bells”.

The Treasure of Generosity

November 15, 2022

Kori & Lee discuss generosity & practical ways of experiencing God through participating in Kingdom work!

Teaching Kids Contentment

November 8, 2022

Laurie Christine, Author, podcast host, Biblical Parenting Coach, wife, and mom of four boys, shares her heart on teaching kids contentment.

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Jacob & Esau: A Skit That Brings Forgiveness to Life

November 1, 2022

Marie, a Bible2School teacher, talks about forgiveness using an interactive story of Jacob & Esau

Kids, the Bible & Silly Songs

October 25, 2022

Phredd, local radio station host & manager, teaches us how to worship with our whole being using silly songs and God’s Word. 

Deuteronomy 6: Loving God with all your heart, soul & might

October 18, 2022

Kori Pennypacker, CEO of Bible2School, discusses Deuteronomy 6 and loving God with all your heart, soul & might

Raising Lifelong Disciples

October 11, 2022

Valerie Bell, AWANA CEO, shares her heart on child discipleship and the future of the church

Starting a Bible2School Program: A Mom’s Journey

October 4, 2022

Jocelyn Hrovath shares with us her journey through starting a Bible2School program not once but twice!

Teaching Kids To Think Like Christ, Not Culture

September 27, 2022

Elizabeth Urbanowicz discusses teaching the children in your life how to be active evaluators of their culture

4 Reasons to Volunteer

September 20, 2022

Kori & Lee share about volunteering from a different lens that ends up blessing you with MORE energy in your tank!

See You at the Pole

September 13, 2022

Doug Clark, a spokesman for See You at the Pole, talks about the FIRST BEST THING students can do for their schools.

Praying Scripture over the Children in your Life 

September 6, 2022

Jodie Berndt shares powerful examples of praying scripture boldly over the children in your life.

God’s Love Letters to Us

August 30, 2022

Anita Keagy, creator of JoyShop Ministries, dives into her own adoption story and ties in God’s love letters to us!

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Back to School with a Healthy Mindset 

August 23, 2022

Michelle Nietert, professional counselor, discusses how to prepare our children for healthy mindset to start the school year!

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Training Kids to be Counter Cultural

August 16, 2022

Lee Nienhuis, our friend, author and speaker, talks about coaching the kids in our lives to obey God and enjoy relationship with him.

Preparing for the Launching Years

August 9, 2022

Brenda Yoder, counselor, speaker and author, talks about how to launch our kids well starting from infancy.

Helping Kids Overcome Insecurity

August 2, 2022

Jessie Seneca, founder of More of Him Ministries, talks about helping kids overcome insecurity.

The Truth About Marketing

July 26, 2022

Walt Mueller talks about teaching our children to think critically and Christianly about what they are viewing.

Parenting the Whole-Hearted Child

July 19, 2022

We’re celebrating our 50th episode with inspiration on parenting the whole-hearted child with Jeannie Cunnion!

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July 12, 2022

Movie producer and author, Alex Kendrick, shares the importance of intentionality when sharing the love and hope of Jesus.

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Our Favorite Episode – Bible Songs & Kids

July 5, 2022

WJTL radio host, Lisa Landis, explores how music can be used to introduce children to Jesus in a fun and memorable way.

The Many Benefits of Biblical Singing

June 14, 2022

Worship leader, David Moul, explores how music, especially singing, connects us and our kids to each other and God’s Word.

Faith-Filled Summer Fun

June 7, 2022

Summer is here!! Stephanie Smith is sharing three ideas to have an intentional, faith-filled summer with the kids in your circle of influence.

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Fun and Engaging Ideas for a Kid’s Prayer Walk

May 31, 2022

Don MacLafferty, founder of In Discipleship, unpacks the importance of being a great disciple maker to the children in our lives and offers simple, effective tips.

Helping Our Children See Jesus

May 24, 2022

Bible Visuals International Executive Director, Tom Luttmann, shares how BVI is equiping ministries to help children see Jesus and practical tips for helping children see Jesus is our own homes.

How God is Working Through Praying Moms

May 17, 2022

Sally Burke, President of Mom’s in Prayer International, shares some simple yet powerful tips on prayer.

Ways We Can Help Our Kids Be Passionate About Prayer

May 10, 2022

Bible2School teacher Leslie McCarthy shares some fun and practical tips to engage our children in prayer.

The Impact of Prayer for our Nation and Leaders

May 3, 2022

William Graham shares experiences from decades of the Graham family praying with presidents to inspire prayer for our nation and leaders.

Why Intentionality Matters in the Life of a Child

April 26, 2022

Jonathan Pitts, father of four teen girls, unpacks the importance of being intentional in the life of a child.

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4 Reasons to Volunteer

April 19, 2022

Kori and Lee chat about four main reasons why we should slow down and take the time to serve others.

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FUN Ways to Explain the Easter Story to Children

April 12, 2022

Explaining Easter to children can be difficult. In this episode, Meredith Steidler talks about FUN ways to explain Easter to kids of all ages.

Why Mentorship Matters in God’s Eyes

April 5, 2022

Patricia Engler from Answers in Genesis dives into mentorship and how valuable the relationship is for both the adult and the child.

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Building Relationships to Start a Bible2School Program

March 29, 2022

Are you curious how to bring a Bible2School program to your community? This episode is for you!

Building a Meaningful Life Through Big Questions

March 22, 2022

Scott Schimmel, President of The YouSchool, dives into the deep questions we can ask our kids to help them build a meaningful life.

Encouraging Creativity with Bible Story Skits

March 15, 2022

Bible2School teacher, Jody Grasser, talks about the power of engaging children’s creativity & imagination with skits to teach Bible stories.

Bringing the Bible to Life Through Storytelling

March 8, 2022

Joshua Enck, President and Chief Story Officer of Sight & Sound Theatres, talks about why it’s important to bring the Bible to life for kids.

When Kids Ask Tough Questions

March 1, 2022

Kids ask tough questions, and sometimes we struggle to answer them. Stephanie Smith from Bible2School unpacks how to answer tough questions.

Breaking Through the Fatherlessness Crisis

February 22, 2022

Actor and pastor, Ken Bevel, discuss breaking through the fatherlessness crisis and shares his story that inspires him to minister to others.

Supporting Kids with Special Needs & Their Families

February 15, 2022

Danica Elder, special needs specialist and educator, discusses why it’s so important to support kids with special needs and their families.

God Wants Us to Be a Good Steward & a Cheerful Giver

February 8, 2022

Megan Risser unpacks the definition of stewardship and why God wants us to be good stewards of our resources.

Encouraging Children to Have a Grateful Heart

February 1, 2022

Leslie McCarthy dives into her favorite lesson about gratitude and provides practical ways we can encourage kids to have a grateful heart.

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Back to the Basics of Sharing the Gospel with Kids

January 25, 2022

Lee & Kori get back to the basics of how to share the gospel with children. We’re here to help make it easy with a free resource to download.

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How to Have Hard Conversations with Kids

January 18, 2022

In this powerful episode, Crystal Woodman Miller describes her experience as a survivor of the Columbine school shooting when she was 16 years old.

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How to Become a Great Disciple Maker to the Children in Your Life

January 11, 2022

Don MacLafferty, founder of In Discipleship, unpacks the importance of being a great disciple maker to the children in our lives and offers simple, effective tips.

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Praises for 2021 and Prayers for 2022

January 4, 2022

Lee & Kori review 2021 and look ahead to 2022. Listen to some highlights from the year, special Godstories, and what we’re looking forward to this year.

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Spotlighting Jesus at Christmas

December 14, 2021

Carol, Bible2School teacher and leader, discusses fun and practical ways to help our children put Jesus first during the Christmas season.

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Building Positive Peer Relationships

December 7, 2021

Ben Vander Kodde, Program Director at Grace Adventures, believes that our kids can be influential in creating a culture of value in their schools and groups.

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How Science Helps Kids Understand God’s Creation

November 30, 2021

Jennifer Rivera, Science Educator at Answers in Genesis, helps us understand how we can connect the historical account of Genesis to the science we’re studying today.

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5 Ways to Explore Gratefulness with Kids

November 23, 2021

Kori & Lee uncover examples of thankfulness found in the Bible and share 5 ways to teach your kids about the importance of gratitude. 

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How do you know the Bible is true?

November 16, 2021

Mike Lutz, who is passionate about teaching Scripture, answers the important question, “How do you know the Bible is true?” 

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Mental & Spiritual Health for Children

November 9, 2021

Michelle Nietert, professional counselor, discusses how mental and spiritual health go hand in hand with impacting a child.

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A Lesson in Second Chances Through Jonah and the Whale

November 2, 2021

Kori explains how God gives us second chances through her favorite Bible2School lesson, the story of Jonah and the whale.

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God Made You to Be You

October 26, 2021

Jamie Ivey, author and speaker, unpacks why it’s so important to teach children about their identity in Christ early in their life.

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How to Fully Know and be Known by God

October 19, 2021

New York Times bestselling author, Mo Aiken, tackles how to fully know and be known by God and how to pass this information along to our kids.

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Fun Ways to Teach Kids about Noah

October 12, 2021

Bible2School teacher, Laura Mele, talks about how to teach the Bible to children and shares her favorite lesson on Noah.

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The Good and the Bad of Our Kids’ Screen Time

October 5, 2021

Arlene Pellicane, author, speaker, and mom of 3, helps us make sense of the good and bad of our kids’ screen time and offers tips for positive changes.

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How to Help Your Kids Face Fears like the Heroes in the Bible

September 28, 2021

Lee unpacks what life would look like if we help our children face their fears just like the heroes in the Bible. 

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Why Do You Talk to God?

September 21, 2021

Meredith, mom of 3 and Bible2School team member, discusses how she introduces children to prayer in fun and engaging ways.

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Religious Freedoms in our Public Schools

September 14, 2021

Matt Sharp, Alliance Defending Freedom, reviews what religious liberties our children have when living out their faith in public schools.

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Growing Faith Through School Sports

September 7, 2021

Justin Kleiner, Director for Fellowship of Christian Athletes, unpacks how sports can have a positive influence in our children’s lives.

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Building a Healthy Support System for Children

August 31, 2021

Lee dives into building a healthy adult support system for your children and the impact it will have on their faith through life.

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A Practical Lesson for Prayer: Traffic Lights

August 24, 2021

Bible2School teacher, Marie, discusses the questions kids ask and shares how she uses a traffic light to teach children about prayer.

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Bible Songs & Kids

August 17, 2021

WJTL radio host, Lisa Landis, explores how music can be used to introduce children to Jesus in a fun and memorable way.

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Intentionally Sharing the Gospel

August 10, 2021

Hear from movie producer, Alex Kendrick, about his passion for intentionally sharing the gospel with everyone, especially our children.

Lee Nienhuis & Kori Pennypacker
Why Should We Tell Children About Jesus?

August 3, 2021

 Learn why it’s so important that we tell the next generation about Jesus and hear the three spiritual questions we hear the most from children.

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Teaching Kids About God’s Instruction

July 27, 2021

We want our kids to have the same love for God’s Word and vibrancy in their faith that we do. Learn how to introduce your kids to the Bible.

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Why Praying for Our Children is So Important

July 20, 2021

Praying for our kids is one of the most important things we can do. Learn how prayer can be strategic, proactive, and powerful.

How Can I Influence My Child’s Friends For Christ?

July 13, 2021

Friends matter, especially when it comes to our children. Learn ways you can influence your child’s friends for Christ.

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What is Bible2School?

July 6, 2021

Our first episode of the podcast explores what Bible2School is and how it’s legal to provide Bible classes during the public school day. 

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