The Bible is a book that casts a long shadow and is worth understanding whether you’re into it or not. In this set of videos we’ll take an honest look at how the Bible works in terms of what’s it’s made of, how it was assembled, how it gets translated, how it gets read, and why some people think it’s from God. In this one, I’m going super basic and talking about what the Bible is going for at the most elemental level.
Matt Whitman believes in God and thinks things are funny. He was raised in Fort Collins, Colorado before moving to Chicago where he graduated from Trinity College and Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He met his wife Camilla on his first day of college in his first class. They’ve got three kids together and now live in the mountains of beautiful western Wyoming where Matt works as the Senior Pastor of the Lander Evangelical Free Church. Matt’s a teach-straight-through-books-of-the-Bible kind of guy and uses his appreciation of history, humor, culture, and narrative to help people understand God’s Word. In addition to church and family, Matt throws a lot of time at filmmaking. He writes, acts, and directs and also hosts a YouTube program called The Ten Minute Bible Hour in which he teaches books of the Bible in a tight, informative, and funny format.