How much are you worth? “The Ransom” depicts a sixteenth century knight paying a ransom in return for his two daughters. In this program we explore the value God sees in you and how much He paid so you can be with Him.
How would you feel if you denied you knew Jesus? In this program we show how Caravaggio uses light and dark to highlight the face of Peter and another lady in his painting. We explore the story of the artist and his portrayal of God’s love for sinners.
Why did Rembrandt paint the face of Stephen as the same face as Saul? Why did this artist paint himself in the middle of the picture and what was he thinking? In this program we talk about Rembrandt’s first painting and the lessons for anyone who has been falsely and cruelly judged by other people.
Imagine coming home and there is a huge “for sale” sign on your house. Your furniture is sold. Your clothes are sold. Everything is gone. You’re then told by your partner that he or she has purchased some land you know is a rocky piece of junk. In this program we share a story of God’s love for people others think have no value.
Why is the Tower of Babel such a popular subject to paint? There are hundreds of paintings throughout art museums around the world? What is the point to the story? In this program we explore the wonderful news that we can never save ourselves by our own efforts.
Van Gogh lived a troubled life. Did he base his life on the Bible or human philosophy? In this program we explore why Van Gogh may have had the Bible in his painting open at Isaiah 53. A chapter which helped Vincent see a God who understood him.
How would you like to go to the dentist and discover he is also the local barber? Why are there so many paintings of dentists? And why do they always seem to have a smile on their face? In this program we delve into how short-term pain can bring long-term joy.
Imagine being as wealthy as Rembrandt – then losing everything. Why did Jesus say, “life does not consist in the abundance of things...?” and why did He say it? In this program we delve into the nuances of a famous painting to discover the most important issues in life.
In the Lutherhaus of Wittenberg hangs a stark painting. There is Luther, a bunch of academics, poor people on the street, some monks running away with money and a small poster outlining objections Luther had with the church. This painting shows the start of a movement that changed the face of the Christian world.
Who is the man crucifying Jesus and lifting up the cross? And who is the other man staring straight at us when we view the painting? What is Rembrandt trying to tell us? The key question is reflected in the song, “Were you there when they crucified my Lord?”
Have you ever heard of the “Egg dance?” What is it and what did it represent? In this painting we see onions, mussels and leaks. We see bagpipes and Tarot cards. Why? And what lessons can we learn from this bizarre painting?