While on his pilgrimage trek through Thailand, Murray Finck discovered the benefits of daily stretching and quiet prayer. On the physical level, after only one week, the chronic back pain that had plagued him for twenty years disappeared. On a spiritual level, the poses deepened his prayer experiences. In this book, Finck provides a step-by-step guide to forty stretches to improve physical and spiritual well-being. Individuals can select the postures that work for them and customize a daily routine.
Distraught over the recent death of his Marine father, young lacrosse star Conor Sullivan (Kellan Lutz) watches his life spiral out of control as he behaves in increasingly self-destructive ways. Conor is then put under the care of his father's Marine buddy (Adam Beach), who takes him to a strict wilderness youth camp where he experiences lacrosse in its purest Native American form.
Based on a true story. In the early 1960s, Victor Torres and his family moved to Brooklyn, New York from their native Puerto Rico in search of a new life. The American dream quickly fades as they face a life of want in their adopted home. As a new recruit in a street gang, a teenage Victor embarks on a lucrative new drug-trafficking business in an attempt to help his struggling family. Victor is quickly enslaved by drug use, and his parents, Manuel and Lila, desperately search to find a way to help their son. A faith-based rehabilitation program is their last chance to rescue Victor.
Three years after a painful divorce, Erica Stratton works as an accountant to provide for her two children. Though she appears independent and strong, she struggles to free herself from the devastating memories of her broken marriage. Firm in her resolve to never trust again, she meets Michael, and begins to question her decision. Torn between her broken past and an unknown future, will Erica find a way to heal?
Cara Jarvis longs to be a part of the in-crowd at her new high school. In an effort to impress her new love interest Brandon, she befriends Grace, a girl with Down Syndrome, a friendship she tries to hide when she meets popular girls Skylar and Quinn. When Skylar loses her bid to be on the Homecoming Court, she sets it up for Grace to win Homecoming Queen … as a senior prank.
After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington) spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa (Octavia Spencer). Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy, and change his life forever. Rated PG-13.
As fatherhood nears, Grant privately wrestles with his embarrassment and anger toward his own father. When he learns his father is terminally ill and his last wish is to see his son, father and son confront the past as they come face to face for the first time in 16 years.
Poverty Cure is a six-episode DVD series on human flourishing. This high-energy, 152-minute documentary-style series challenges conventional thinking and reframes the poverty debate around the creative capacity of the human person, made in the image of God. Listen to the voices of entrepreneurs, economists, political and religious leaders, missionaries, NGO workers, and everyday people as host Michael Matheson Miller travels around the world to discover the Christian foundations that allow human beings, families, and communities to thrive.
The CD features songs, poetry readings written by breast cancer survivors and beautiful, contemplative guitar pieces. The 40 minute DVD includes a music video, and documentary and interview pieces featuring interviews with breast cancer survivors.
Kevin and Dawn lost their four-year-old son to cancer, and Bob and Chris lost their teenage son in a tragic car accident. These parents didn't choose to take that devastating journey through grief. But it's how they took the journey that's made all the difference. Join these two courageous couples as they share their stories of loss, heartache, and hope.
Years of bouncing from one foster care home to another have left Mason Jones (Patrick Davis) feeling unwanted and unloved. When the 17-year-old moves in with the Lewis family (Pete Freeland and Robin Lively), they seem just like all of his previous foster parents: middle aged, one child, and called by God to change his life. However, unlike the others, the Lewis family is determined to keep Mason around.