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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Many Beautiful Things tells the story of Lilias Trotter, a 19th century British painter who sacrificed artistic fame in order to serve God as a missionary in Algeria. Featuring the voices of Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones).
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.
This video is an astonishing and beautiful array of nativity scenes collected from across the globe.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Great Hymns of the Christian Faith Sung in Church for Generations. A Mighty Fortress is our God Be Thou My Vision All Creatures of Our God and King O Sacred Head Now Wounded
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.
Charles Wesley broke many barriers to become "the most gifted and indefatigable poet and hymnwriter that England has ever known,". Charles would give music, heart ,and soul to the Methodist movement that he and his brother John Wesley led.
Music and Majesty collection of five DVDs featuring beautiful music against the backdrop of stunning scenery to help you reflect on God's Word. Each DVD highlights a different scriptural theme. Includes: Music and Majesty: Christmas, Comfort, Heaven, Prayer, and Praise and Wonder.
Great Hymns of the Church Sung in Church for Generations including... A Mighty Fortress is our God Be Thou My Vision All Creatures of Our God and King O Sacred Head Now Wounded
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.
Filmed in Nashville, TN, best-selling singer/songwriter Andrew Greer hosts a magical holiday evening of carols and conversations with a legendary roster of gospel music favorites and friends, including Point Of Grace, Jaci Velasquez, Cindy Morgan, Nic Gonzales (of the band, Salvador) and popular author and Women of Faith speaker, Patsy Clairmont.
In 2011, music legend Glen Campbell set out on an unprecedented tour across America. He thought it would last 5 weeks; instead it went for 151 spectacular sold out shows over a triumphant year and a half. What made this tour extraordinary was that Glen had recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease