Are we really asking the “big questions” or have our lives, in an age of mass media accelerated beyond our ability to stop and reflect? In a Still Small Voice challenges us to ask questions about art and life in the context of what it means to be truly human.
Charles Wesley penned more than 6,500 magnificent hymns. His hymns speak clearly of the theology and belief of the early Methodist movement. In this fascinating one-man play, you'll hear the true stories of the early days of Methodism, the events that led up to his conversion, his brother John's "Aldersgate Experience," and the astonishing events that unfolded as the Wesley brothers first began to preach -- and sing -- in the fields of England.
This video is an astonishing and beautiful array of nativity scenes collected from across the globe.
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
A documentary on the life and entire artistic production of Giotto (1267-1337), considered the greatest of all the Italian Gothic painters. The innovations and originality that Giotto brought to the art world have influenced all artists since. His life and art are presented here -- from Assisi to Rome, Rimini to Padova and, of course, in his own Florence.
The fifth in the History of Christian Worship series, The Expression explores how visual art, drama and media have been used in various times and places in Christian worship for the creative expression of the faith.
The remarkable history of the British choral tradition is explored in this 8-part series about the glories of religious music. As your ears enjoy this extraordinary musical journey, your eyes will feast on the beautiful scenery of ruined abbeys, the glorious English countryside, its grand cathedrals, beautiful gardens, and lofty churches throughout the country.
This is the amazing biography of the blind hymn writer, Fanny Crosby. As the writer of more than 10,000 hymns, all penned after the age of 40, she is credited with authoring more verse than any human in history.
Long ago in 1844, in the quiet of an Austrian winter, a young priest, Father Joseph Mohr, blesses a newborn child in December. Emotionally moved by the baby boy, he is inspired to write a poem to commemorate the child’s birth. The poem would eventually become the most beloved Christmas carol the world has ever known - sung in more than 120 languages. This magical story for the entire family will touch the heart and soul of all - and features the enchanting harmony of the world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir.
Based on the book of Genesis, this beloved poem by African-American poet James Weldon Johnson comes to life with fresh, bold imagery through the vocal and dance interpretation of Betsey Beckman.
Filmed and recorded at Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral and Galway's famed Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas, this two-hour soul-stirring concert features hundreds of voices, including America’s West Point Glee Club, soloist Dennis O'Neill, Bernadette Greevy, Catherine Coates, the Galway Baroque Singers and the choristers of Belfast Cathedral.
We have all felt the power of a well-told story. That's one reason why teachers, preachers and speakers who could tell a story are so fondly remembered. Their stories touched us, taught us, shaped us. Now it's our turn. We yearn to tell stories that will touch, teach and shape the hears in our family circle, classroom, congregation or public forum. Storytelling Know-How for Teachers, Preachers and Speech-ifiers shows just how to tell such stories, how our eyes, voice, face, hands and props can be used to make our listeners' imaginations soar.
Elementary and pre-school children will enjoy singing along with this up-beat video time and time again. The captivating visuals and great musical arrangements make learning songs fun and easy.
This Christmas experience the music and majesty of the season as seen through the heart of a child.
Join the kids, critters, and squashes in this prayer-packed program as they thank God from A to Z. You'll soon learn that praying is fun to do and fruitful, too. Filled with songs and rhymes, this animated video is an entertaining and educational introduction to prayer for preschoolers and their parents.
You know of her through the TV series "Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye." Now here is the rest you didn’t know, and her story is sure to capture a place in your heart. In this program, Sue tells how God helped her overcome daunting obstacles to share her message of hope and inspiration with others.
In this delightful video designed for the very young, your child will participate in and learn about the foundations of music — rhythm, melody, harmony, lyrics — through the use of instruments, voices, movement, simple props, share time, and field trip. All songs and music used in the video are original pieces that are refreshingly different.
Almost everyone knows the image, but few know "the rest of the story." Warner Sallman's portrait of Jesus Christ is one of the most recognized paintings of the 20th century, indeed one of the most recognized images ever. The New York Times says, "the popularity of Sallman's 'Head of Christ' makes Warhol's 'Soup Can' seem downright obscure."
Jesus told simple stories so everyone who heard them would understand the message. Host Jim Bergwall takes the seeds of these stories, digs into them and illustrates with hands-on teaching how "good fruit doesn't just happen." Three segments.
For more than 200 years these treasured hymns have touched the lives of millions, for they are the most compelling music the world has ever known.
A unique evening of song, poetry and everything in between. The creative collaboration of Steve Bell and Malcolm Guite is sure to nourish your soul. This recording includes songs “Keening for the Dawn” and “Deep Calls to Deep” as well as readings from Dr. Guite’s Sounding The Seasons and more. Filmed live in 2013 at the West End Cultural Center in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.