The Church in a Post-Modern World.. Explores the changing expressions of modern-day worship as churches use visual arts, edgy music, or even a chat room online to offer experiences.
Perpetua, a young mother, along with other new believers in the Early Church, held firm in her faith against the Roman Empire and were willing to make the the ultimate sacrifice.
William Tyndale tops King Henry VIII's "Most Wanted" list and is being pursued across Europe. What crime did Tyndale committ? William Tyndale's "crime" is translating the Bible into English for the common people. Is he willing to risk his life for this cause?
One hundred years ago a movement like none other since shook the very foundations of the American church. People reported speaking in tongues, new denominations were formed, and the Charismatic Movement was born.
Host David Nunn takes us to Turkey for a firsthand visit of the seven cities to which the messages of the risen Christ were addressed in Revelation chapters 2-3. Their significance is explained in detail, and viewers will gain many insights from David's enthusiastic commentary along the way.
Here is an important chapter in the steps leading up to the Reformation. The history books make little mention of this Bohemian priest and scholar who lived 100 years before Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. Yet, John Hus was convinced and taught openly that the Bible should be presented in the language of the people, that salvation comes by faith in Jesus Christ, and the Word of God is the final authority. He taught in the University of Prague and as a pastor, challenged the abuses of medieval Christendom.
The heroic Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who rebelled against the evil of Nazi Germany and vehemently opposed Hitler during World War 2, could have kept his peace and saved his life on several occasions but instead paid the ultimate price for his convictions.
In this colorful, award-winning PBS documentary, Mennonite historian John Ruth takes us sympathetically into the Amish mindset. A look at Amish origins, beliefs, farm life, childhood, school, worship, recreation, courtship, horse transportation, barn-raising, land pressures, and cottage industry.
This episode explores baptism and explains the history behind the various methods and traditions associated with the practice in Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox churches.
The third in the History of Christian Worship series. The Feast explores the significance of the Lord's Supper or Eucharist in worship.
Discover the secrets the beauty of the ancient Irish church as host Rainer Walde goes on the trail of Celtic Saints.
The life and ministry of William Carey, the "Father of Modern Missions," dramatically illustrates how a life dedicated to God and obedient to His calling can make a profound difference in the world.
In war-torn Romania, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand chooses to speak up for Christ, thereby placing his own life and the lives of his family in great danger. When Wurmbrand’s choice lands him in a communist prison, his faith and witness are tested to the limits.
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story shows how she served New York's poor and became a voice for the voiceless. The film shows Dorothy’s struggle as she establishes the Catholic Worker movement and commits herself to a lifetime of peacemaking, battling for justice, and hands-on service to the poor.
This ambitious project is designed to be the most detailed worldwide television presentation of the Orthodox Church, Her traditions, and Her sacramental life. The programs, produced in English and Greek, will serve as an educational tool for the Christian Orthodox Church in addressing the needs of a world-dispersed audience, and in making Orthodoxy better understood among those who are unfamiliar with this ancient Christian Church.
This program presents a penetrating look at a movement in 17th-century Scotland that is little known today but whose courage and fortitude are woven into the fabric of the Scottish people. The Covenanters covenanted with God for the good of the people. This video covers the story of fifty years with a short prelude to help understand the reason why they acted as they did.
The action-packed story behind the founding of The Salvation Army. William Booth is determined to bring life-changing Gospel to one of England's most troubled neighborhoods, London's East End.
The fourth in the History of Christian Worship series, The Music explores how liturgy and music have enriched the celebration of God’s story throughout centuries of Christianity
What comes immediately to mind when you hear the word Switzerland? The majestic Alps, Swiss watches, international banking, chocolate and cheese? Switzerland encompasses all these things and more. Take an arm-chair journey through the sites and sounds of the real Switzerland in this fast paced, fun and informative documentary.