Fifty years after the death of missionaries John and Madge Wood, the Wood family gathered in Ometepec, Mexico to celebrate their legacy. This film is the unforgettable story of their reunion as they not only play and laugh together, but also discover how deeply their parents' love impacted their community and their own family for generations to come. ''Tomorrow Comes is a gripping account of a rich legacy and a family that was torn by tragedy and healed by grace. It is a real-life reminder that God is in the business of redeeming suffering." --John Ortberg
Filmed in the unspoiled jungles of the Southwest Pacific, Peace Child dramatically portrays the startling reaction of primitive tribal people to the Gospel as it was presented to them by missionaries Don and Carol Richardson.
Five missionaries went into the land of the savage Aucas. Their offer of friendship was rejected, and the Aucas killed the missionaries. Elisabeth Elliot, wife of one of the martyrs, her daughter, and Rachel Saint would not give up and eventually lived among and brought the Gospel to the Aucas.
Abbey, a typical American teenager comes face to face with the persecution of the Chinese Christians and the all-too-common ignorance of Christians in the free world.
For generations the name Albert Schweitzer has been synonymous with hands-on compassion and the power of Christ-like sacrifice. Now director Gavin Miller presents a landmark drama about the legendary Christian medical missionary.
The true story of Amy Carmichael, a brave missionary woman and her battle to rescue young girls from unspeakable evil.
Andrew Murray (1828-1917) was a South African minister, writer and revivalist. For more than six decades he served with the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa, preaching, teaching and writing more than 200 books and pamphlets. Murray became an international figure through his writing and today many of his works are considered devotional classics. Shot on location in South Africa, this documentary tells the story of Andrew Murray’s life and mission and provides insight into his provocative teaching.
Since Khmer Rouge genocide of the late 1970's where up to 3 million people were brutally murdered in a season of Cambodian history that mirrored the atrocities of the Nazi's Final Solution, the nation of Cambodia has struggled to regain stability. This tragic time period left the nation in social and economic shambles, compounding hopelessness and poverty in a world without the knowledge of Jesus Christ.
The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters in india. The story of Rochunga's personal pilgrimage, is an unforgettable saga of his dedication to a vision and of the Lord's direction in his life.
The dramatic true story of missionary couple, John and Bettie Dreisbach, who ran a free medical clinic serving the Muslim people of West Africa in the 1960s. There many people found not only physical healing but also spiritual awakening as the Gospel was faithfully preached despite strong government opposition.
In 1908, a young English college graduate gave up a potential career and fame to serve as a missionary in the remote regions of China.
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.
Children's Heroes From Christian History, Vol. I includes stories on four heroes: John Bunyan David Livingstone Mary Jones William Wilberforce
Children's Heroes From Christian History, Vol. II includes stories on four heroes: William Carey Robert Raikes Hans Egede Sundar Singh
One of the most influential and yet little known figures of eighteenth-century American evangelicalism.
Eric Liddell lived for the glory of God as an Olympic athlete, a husband and father, a missionary to China, and even as a prisoner in an internment camp.
In 1732, two young Moravians left their comfortable community of Hernhut, Germany, convinced that they were called of God to bring the Gospel to the slaves in the West Indies. They went, willing to become slaves if necessary, to minister to these oppressed people. The Moravians pioneered a mission movement characterized by extraordinary commitment. Under the dynamic leadership of Count Nikolaus von Zinzendorf, the Moravians sent out more missionaries in 20 years than all the other Protestant groups had in 200 years.
Founder and leader of one of the world’s largest missionary movements, Operation Mobilization, George Verwer takes you on his travels all over the world, driven by a passion to see men and women come to faith. Discover how George Verwer’s hunger for God was ignited during his turbulent teenage years and how God led him to ignite a dynamic global missionary movement.
While in China, Gladys Aylward, began to take in unwanted children, eventually numbering about 100. With Japan invasion of China ongoing, Gladys and the 100 children traveled for days on foot across the mountains to safety. Gladys continued her work with children until her death in 1970.
It is a phenomenon that has been lamented for years -- the many thousands of homeless street children living on the streets in Brazil. These are truly the throwaway children. The horror and scandal of their plight seems almost too dreadful to contemplate. But a Dutch couple with five children of their own, couldn't sit by knowing of the countless young lives trapped in this kind of desperate situation.
The Gospel Films Archive is a multi-volume collection of rare and vintage Christian dramas and documentaries produced throughout the 20th century by independent Christian producers as well as major Hollywood studios. The GFA Missions Collection documents the profoundly important pioneer work of individuals and organizations in missionary fields worldwide.
Includes three film classics: Word of Fire, Peace Child, and Through Gates of Splendor.