David and Bathsheba (story & video)

Nathan tells a story to David about a rich man and a poor man. The rich man steals the poor man's beloved sheep to feed a traveler instead of using one of his own...

Resurrection of Lazarus // Sock Puppet Theater

We've been recording our Main Street Teachings for over 4 years now. If you're aware of how we cycle through the stories of the Bible every three years, then you'll realize that the stories...

Judge Samson // Main Street

The cycle of sin continues. The Israelites have been around the cycle 11 times up to this point. Samson (the next Judge) is the 12th. I don't think the Israelites are quite getting what...

1 Samuel: Prophet Samuel and the Israelites Want a King // What’s in the...

Review A long time ago God created man and woman. We fell, we sinned, we ignored God and went our own way. With the stain of sin on us we had to leave God and live on...

1 Kings: Jeroboam, Rehoboam, and a Divided Kingdom // What’s in the Bible?

Review 1 and 2 Samuel We have learned about the first 3 kings of Israel: King Saul, King David, and King Solomon. They all made mistakes but each handled those mistakes differently. What happened when these...

Judges // What’s in the Bible?

Review of Genesis thru Joshua God made people to be close to him (Genesis 1-2). But our bad choices has broken God's creation and brought death into the world (Genesis 3). God wants to rescue us from...

1 Samuel: King Saul // What’s in the Bible?

King Saul The Israelites had the meanest bunch of enemies they had ever seen: the Philistines. They came from the sea around 1100 BC. The Israelites were scared of the Philistines (fear). All they had...

Story of 1 Samuel 3:1 – 4:1 in Stick Figures

This year (2015-2016) in Followers, we are storying our way through the book of 1 Samuel. It's a little experimental (you can read about that here). 1 Samuel 3:1 - 4:1 "The boy Samuel ministered before the LORD...

2 Samuel: King David // What’s in the Bible?

Quick 1 Samuel Review Saul was Israel's first king and he didn't do such a good job, which means he didn't always do what God told him. In fact, Saul wanted to kill David (who...

The Exile of Israel and Judah // What’s in the Bible?

Review Last week we learned about all the 39 kings of Israel and Judah. What were God's prophets (those who deliver God's messages to the kings to return to God) doing during all this time? They kept...

What is the Bible? // What’s in the Bible?

What is the Bible? Perhaps science can answer this question... According to Doctor Schniffenhousen, the Bible is 3 things: Paper: made from wood. Ink: derived from black carbon and oil. Leather wrapper: made from a cow. Tongue-in-cheek: Perhaps science cannot answer...

Ruth // What’s in the Bible?

Review of Judges: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzEAmeM7Qj0?rel=0&controls=0&showinfo=0] source YouTube Cycle of Apostasy Israelites would abandon God and worship idols. God would send them an oppressor to punish his people. The Israelites would cry out the the LORD for help. God would raise up...