“The Carpenter’s Son”


There is an eighteen year gap in the biblical account of the life of Jesus. From age twelve until the day He came to His cousin, John, to be baptized. “The Carpenters Son” takes place during that mysterious interlude between the lines of scripture and presents an endearing portrait of Jesus from a fresh perspective, as He experiences the challenges of life as a common man.

The setting is Capernaum, the fishing village on the northern shore of the Sea of Galilee where youthful future apostles James, John, Andrew, and Simon Peter live and work together. As Jesus applies His skills as a carpenter, building a boat for His uncle Zebedee, the father of James and John. He sows the seeds of their common destiny and we glimpse the true humanity and humble heart of the Savior.

This heartwarming story reveals the lifelong friendships upon which Jesus formed the core of His apostles. It also presents a comforting assurance that Jesus understands our challenges in life. because He too has faced them as a man.