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CarSeat Questions Podcast

September 06, 2023

Do I Have To? Kids + Honoring Mom and Dad with Dr. Chris Rappazini

We all know that one of the 10 Commandments given to Moses was to “honor your Father and Mother” - but what does this actually mean to a child? How can we encourage honor from kids when they may not have the language to understand? How do we teach and foster honor? Join us for today’s conversation with Dr. Chris Rappazinni for a conversation all about honoring mom and dad, and how to encourage this in our kids. 

Dr. Chris Rappazini is an Associate Professor of Leadership at Anderson University in Anderson, SC. For over a decade, he served as a Professor of Pastoral Studies at the Moody Bible Institute in Spokane, Washington, and Chicago, Illinois. Chris, a Moody graduate from 2007, contributes to Moody’s monthly devotional, Today in the Word, and has authored an upcoming book titled, Moving Forward After Messing Up: How God Uses Our Past to Change the Future. He is the former president of the Evangelical Homiletics Society and previously worked as an associate minister of preaching and teaching at Southside Christian Church in Spokane. Chris, along with his wife Ashley, happily reside in Anderson, South Carolina, with their three children. Prior to becoming a parent, Chris appreciated hiking, outdoor activities, cooking, and exploring new places. Nowadays, his hobbies include playing freeze-tag in the yard and making meals that his kids will enjoy. He is a husband, dad, professor, preacher, and scholar who believes the Bible is still relevant, Godly leadership is essential, and the Church’s best days are still ahead. 


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Eddie Cuevas

Eddie Cuevas was born and raised in the inner city of Chicago and is an alumnus of The Moody Bible Institute. Eddie and his wife Lauren both met at MBI, and now live in the western suburbs of Chicago with their 2-year-old son. Eddie serves as the Contracts and Subsidiary Rights Manager for Moody Publishers and continues to have a strong partnership with MBI. Eddie will tell you that he is a devout Chicago sports fan (except for the Cubs), a musician who is currently a member of a chamber choir in Chicago, and enjoys modern board gaming…oh, and enjoys spending time with his son of course.  


Lauren Cuevas

Lauren Cuevas is a radio producer by day, TikTok and ice cream enthusiast by night. Lauren spends her days producing Mornings with Brian on Moody Radio Cleveland and enjoys the evenings with her husband Eddie and son, Trey. On an evening alone you can find her watching 80's movies or binging the next true crime podcast. Lauren is an alumna of Moody Bible Institute and lives in the Chicago suburbs.

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CarSeat Questions

Has your child ever asked you a BIG question? One of those questions that makes YOU think? If that's you, you're not alone! Kids are curious, and they have questions...questions about all sorts of things. This is Car Seat Questions - a podcast for parents of curious kids. Each episode is designed to help you answer your kids' questions in a Biblically sound and age appropriate way - to encourage their curiosity and consider their childlike spirit.

New episodes release every Wednesday.