Restoring the Shack
Join author Paul Young on an adventure into the world of the best-selling phenomenon, "The Shack.” Stunningly filmed in “Big Sky” country, this inside look at how Paul's own life journey shaped his writing explores questions of faith, grief, wonder and relationship with the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
S01:E01 - An Invitation
Author Paul Young discusses the themes, metaphors and theology that shaped "The Shack."
S01:E02 - Perfectionist Performance
How Paul's relationship with his missionary father shaped his theology of a distant, angry God.
S01:E03 - Kim
Paul reveals not only how he met his wife Kim, but how he brought his secrets into their marriage.
S01:E04 - The Birth of the Shack
Paul shares the story of how The Shack became the phenomenon it is today.
S01:E05 - Who Is the God of the Shack
Paul explores the metaphor of the Shack as the heart and soul of a broken human being.
S01:E06 - Papa Is God the Father
Paul uses his mother's objections to the portrayal of God in "The Shack" as a starting point.
S01:E07 - The Question of the Cross
Challenging the assertion that God the Father turned his face from Jesus.
S01:E08 - Future Tripping
How to live inside the grace of just one day by taking on a child-like perspective.
S01:E09 - Loss and Love
Paul tackles questions of loss, sharing the story of how a couple had lost a daughter to suicide.
S01:E10 - Fathers and Sons
Paul teaches about the concept of wholeness and learning to live in the identity of Christ.
S01:E11 - Loose Ends
Paul tells four inspiring stories meant to tie up all that's been talked about before.
S01:E12 - The Garden
Paul delves into another important metaphor in "The Shack," the garden.
S01:E13 - Coincidence Has a Name
Paul illustrates how God is involved in the intimate details of our lives.
S01:E14 - Changing the Narrative
Paul brings a new perspective to the story of Abraham and Isaac.
S01:E15 - The Cave
Mack's encounter with Sophia; exploring our own misconceptions behind the concepts of Hell.
S01:E16 - Troubling Texts
Paul defends why he believes Jesus will go down any road to find to us and draw us back to him.
S01:E17 - Festival of Friends
Living in the flow of God's living water empowers us to be all that God created us to be.
S01:E18 - Words
The interpretation of scripture and how it sharpens concepts of God.
S01:E19 - Forgiveness and Reconciliation
Paul examines the difference between forgiveness and reconciliation.
S01:E20 - Last Things
Paul wraps up the series, tying everything together and focusing on the idea of God's pursuit.