Join Drs. Saleska and Oberdeck as they discuss Jacob’s next move in his ongoing family situation. He’s worked for his father-in-law for a long time, and now the Lord asks him to return to his homeland. How can he leave Laban?
Dr. Saleska takes us through the tumultuous household of Jacob as he attends to the sisters, Leah and Rachel, whom he has married, and their two servants, all who provide him with twelve sons and one daughter.
Join Dr. Saleska and Dr. Oberdeck as they discuss the importance of Jacob’s strange dream at Bethel in Genesis 28.
Dr. Saleska guides us through the intricacies of sibling rivalry made all the more problematic by parental favoritism. This is the family of Isaac and Rebekah.
Dr. Saleska takes us through the family life of Isaac’s household.
Dr. Saleska explains in detail Abraham’s comission given to Eliezar to find a wife for his son Isaac. This is not your ordinary romance story, at least not in the way we ordinarily think of romance today. Yet this is a love story!
Dr. John Saleska brings us down from Mt. Moriah with Abraham and Isaac following Abraham’s test; a test which he passed by faith.
Dr. Joel Elowsky concludes the six part series on Early African Christianity with a summary of its influence in its own day, and its influence today.
Join Dr. Joel Elowsky and Dr. John Oberdeck as they review the life and times of St. Augustine, the early African theologian known for this famous “Confessions.”
Join Dr. Joel Elowsky and Dr. John Oberdeck as they discuss the influence of early African church father Tertullian, not only in his own day, but for us today as well.
Dr. Joel Elowsky of Concordia University Wisconsin and the Center for Early African Christianity describes the life and influence of Origen of Alexandria.
Dr. Joel Elowsky provides background on Mark’s African connection, and shares the life story of Cyprian of Carthage, Confessor and Martyr. Learn why the subject of martyrdom is particularly powerful for African Christians today.
Few are aware of the influence of Africa on early Christianity. Dr. Joel Elowsky of Concordia University Wisconsin introduces us to the influence and impact of Africa in the early church. Dr. Elowsky is the Research Director for the Center for Early African Christianity. Learn more about our theological roots through this series of presentations.
Dr. Saleska and Dr. Oberdeck begin a discussion on God’s testing of Abraham by commanding him to sacrifice Isaac. What is going on in Genesis 22?
A story of desperation and hope, of rejection and God’s rescue – listen as Dr. Saleska takes us through the account of Hagar and Ishmael.