Series: Origins

Origins, Artifacts of our Faith

Dr. Scott Caroll, biblical artifact curator, joins Pastor Jamie in displaying and explaining how biblical artifacts help to preserve the Christian narrative.Dr. Scott Caroll, biblical artifact curator, joins Pastor Jamie in displaying and explaining how biblical artifacts help to preserve the Christian narrative.

The Renaissance

Aaron interviews Sarah MacIntosh: The look of Re-Birth. Understanding without response is just knowledge.  Understanding with response breeds greater understanding.  God is on the move!  The great leaders of the Renaissance tried to capture their experience through their own lens and while they were not all saying the same thing, many were pointing to the same… Read more »

Staring Down our Skeletons, Martin Luther

Martin Luther went from monk to priest to professor and ultimately paved the way for the great reformation of the church. He was a man passionate for Truth and has impacted the Christian faith in ways that still resonate to this day.

Staring Down – Francis, From Riches to Rags

Young Francis of Assisi was a wealthy merchants son, who used his wealth to run from his father’s expectations and fulfill the unmet longing in his soul. After a battlefield loss, almost a year in a dungeon, and intimate interactions with Jesus, Francis removed anything in his life that would get in the way of… Read more »

Freedom

Freedom may not look the way we expected., and there is often a trade off.  In our world we often see the deception of freedom that is embraced as true liberty. However it ends up being bondage or death.

Skeletons In Our Closets

It is much easier to shine light on skeletons that aren’t ours than it is to shine light on skeletons that are.  What happens when we let that light in and allow God to restore those skeletons to who they were created to be?

Staring Down Our Skeletons, Crusades & Academics

Are we in pursuit of a knowledge of God or are we in pursuit of God? From what well are we drawing our nourishment? What is our source of sustenance. Are we dependent or do we insist on trying to live as self existent beings.

Staring Down Our Skeletons, Pope & Kings II

European Christianity is struggling to survive. The nation of Islam sweeps through the civilized West conquering everything in its path. It is finally halted in the Battle of Tours. The fusion of church and state continues and on Christmas Day 800 AD Charlemagne is crowned as the new Roman Emperor. How do we share our… Read more »

Staring Down Our Skeletons, Popes & Kings

As the Roman empire crumbles and Europe becomes fragmented through invasion and disease, the church remains and its leadership in the west emerges in the form of The Papacy. We have a tendency to look back at history as the good and the bad, but the two are often intertwined. How does this reflect our… Read more »