Walk through the gospel narratives as you learn to see the Text through first century eyes with illustrations to guide you in the real time and space known by Jesus's disciples.
10 Lectures + 45 Study Guides
Living in the Dust is a multi-format course including ten video lectures. Each lecture is followed by five illustrated study guides which dig deep into the gospel narratives with the goal of introducing you into the world of a first-century disciple of Jesus. Each series is finalized with a short discussion guide so you can study with a group or use it for personalized review.
Explore the shores where Jesus was baptized by John the Baptist. Learn what a "baptism of repentance" meant to first century Jews and how Jesus's baptism revealed his Messianic identity.
First Century Jewish Religion
Learn about what it means that Jesus was called "Rabbi" and his followers were "disciples." Learn how they understood the "Kingdom of Heaven" and what the disciples' roles were within it.
Learn the geography of the Bible Lands, the geopolitical tensions, and understand how they affected Jesus's ministry.