Free The Butterfly

The Pin of the Parade

April 10, 2022 • Travis Clark • John 12

Why does Palm Sunday matter so much that each gospel author felt it was so important that they would all include it in their gospel? Pastor Travis teaches on the two triumphant entries that took place on Palm Sunday and how Palm Sunday was far less a party and far more a peaceful protest against Empire.

The Pin of Individualism

April 3, 2022 • Travis Clark • Genesis 1

Pastor Travis teaches about the problem with radical individualism and how the poem that starts the entire Bible and how it invites us into a story that is bigger than ourselves.

The Pin of Conformity

March 27, 2022 • Travis Clark • Genesis 12, 1 Thessalonians 5:21, Mark 7

What does the expanding universe and the story of Abraham have to tell us about what it looks like to be fully alive? This week Pastor Travis leans into that question and shares the next "pin" we may want to remove in order for our faith and understand of God to rise again.

The Pin of Moralism

March 20, 2022 • Travis Clark • Luke 15:11–29

Pastor Travis teaches on the story of the Prodigal Son and why it wouldn't have been seen as a sentimental story but an offensive one to Jesus's original audience that would have challenged everything they thought they knew about how God approaches people.

The Pin of Certainty

March 13, 2022 • Travis Clark • John 3:1–9

Pastor Travis kicks off our new series, "Free the Butterfly," and discusses the problem with religion and how Jesus not only welcomes our doubt, but uses it as a divine space to take our faith to new heights.