My Wacky Family

January 10, 2016 – February 14, 2016


We all have some branches of our family tree we’d like to ignore. Turns out, Jesus’ family had a few black sheep of its own. This January, we kick off our trek through Matthew with a look at the family Jesus was born into and what that might tell us about our own families and ourselves.

Episode 1

We Are Family

January 10, 2016 | Matthew 1:1-17

Matthew's gospel begins with a genealogy that shows how we are all connected.

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Episode 2

Role Models

January 17, 2016 | Matthew 1:5

Rahab is the least likely role model, but nevertheless she shows up in Jesus's lineage.

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Episode 3

Skeletons in the Closet

January 24, 2016 | Matthew 1:3

While many people would want to hide the family skeletons in the closet, Matthew pulls out Jesus's and makes them dance.

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Episode 4


January 31, 2016 | Matthew 1:5

We, like Ruth, have a redeemer in Jesus.

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Episode 5

You're the Man

February 7, 2016 | Matthew 1:6

We all have the capacity for great evil, but God's grace can cover anything in our past.

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Episode 6


February 14, 2016 | Matthew 1:14

A look at Azor, an unlikely focal point that shows us how to leave a legacy worth remembering.

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