Between 1951 and 1976 some 1200 young men refused to join the military. Their religious beliefs forbade their taking another human life. Instead, they volunteered to build homes for refugees, taught farmers modern farming methods, helped villages preserve food for the winter, and built roads. They did this through an alternative service program called PAX. This DVD features the Pax work in Germany, Austria, Greece, Paraguay and the Congo.
Kimberly R. Kelly talks about Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia followed by the most feared and little known aspects of Alzheimer’s: Wandering. Kim has a wonderful ability to explain in a simple and understandable way the effects Alzheimer’s has on a person’s brain and behavior. She also explains what current drug therapies are being used to treat patients.
A powerful film on forgiveness, surrounding the story of Karla Faye Tucker, a murderer who was put to death by the state of Texas.
Psalm 23 is one of the best known and loved passages in the Bible. Its words of comfort and encouragement have been a support to many in difficult times. Ken Curtis was diagnosed with advanced cancer with little prospect for survival. He pursued a combination of traditional and alternative medicine, undergirded by a strong spiritual dimension and prayer support team. Psalm 23 was a vital part of his spiritual component. Here are 13 meditations providing a combination of candid personal experience of what it means to battle cancer and the spiritual resources available through this Psalm.
Join Ken Curtis as he visits fascinating sites in Israel, among them the location traditionally said to be where Jesus gave the Beatitudes. This brief collection of sayings about our blessedness or happiness was the opening to Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. Ken shows how the Beatitudes provide a whole new dimension in dealing with life's crises.
Ken Curtis unfolds the healing power of the Lord's Prayer from original locations in the life of Jesus.
In Regrets, Reality, Restoration you will hear the heartfelt stories of people who have experienced profound regret over their actions. Drug addiction and alcohol abuse, abandoning one’s Christian faith, poor ethical decisions, terminal accidents - these are the stories of the people you will meet in this program. As distraught as these individuals had become, see how—even in their most tormented moments —it was God’s love in Christ Jesus that brought forgiveness and restoration to their anguished pasts. Four parts.
Reunion tells the amazing story of Kim and Duane Copple and their daughter, SaraAnn Evans. Kim became pregnant as a teenager and chose to give SaraAnn up for adoption. But 25 years later parents and child were reunited. Learn about their emotional journey and see how God brought two families together through adoption.
Before communism fell in Eastern Europe, Christians were often arrested and kept in prisons or labor camps where the Communists went to great lengths to break their faith. This is the story of a family whose faith endured.
In honor of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, the Romero Collector's Edition film has been remastered and chronicles the amazing true transformation of an apolitical, complacent priest to a committed leader, who started a revolution without guns, without an army, without fear.
Rwanda: Living Forgiveness brings context to the 100 days in 1994 in which more than 1 million Rwandans were massacred. This short documentary stares directly into the eyes of the survivors as they drive their countryside seeking forgiveness and reconciliation while recounting the unimaginable horror they lived during those 100 unforgettable days.
Matt Kern was an A student in seventh grade but a year later was stealing cars on the weekends. He eventually landed in prison where, unbeknownst to his parents, he thrived by managing his own business and gambling operation. This riveting story reveals the details of his crime and time spent in prison, and the providential way in which he got clemency.
What speaks to them? How are they misunderstood?
A young Welsh missionary name Robert Jermain Thomas left the shores of Britain to minister God's Word in China and Korea. His martyrdom would be the seed that would grow and contribute to the Korean revivals in 1903 and 1907. Be encouraged by his testimony and the growth of Christianity in Korea.
Finally, a program that really connects with teens about sex! In this dynamic, high-energy presentation, Mary Beth Bonacci talks to teens about the "do's" of chastity. Using Scripture and humorous, down-to-earth examples from teenage life, she shows that chastity is more than just abstinence -- chastity is active. It's about loving in a relationship the way that God intended. Mary Beth Bonacci challenges teens all over the world every year, offering practical suggestions to help young people make responsible choices in their relationships.
This six-part series has been developed for 14- and 15-year-olds to prepare them for the sexual decisions they will face. The series features Mary Ronan, a registered nurse who has worked with teens for over ten years. Mary is a gifted communicator who helps prepare young teens to think through major choices, especially those dealing with love, sex and relationships. Includes a 56-page guide in PDF.
Before a teen audience, Pam gives a powerful presentation on sex, love and relationships. Teenagers love Pam Stenzel because she tells it to them straight, mincing no words in showing how the pervasive sexual permissiveness of our culture is a deceptive trap. Every young person should have the benefit of the hard-hitting reality check. Pam’s message is helping thousands avoid disastrous consequences of unwise choices. This is material every teenager deserves to know. It concerns nothing less than their whole life and future.
Teenagers have been betrayed! They have not been told the whole truth about the consequences of sexual activity, experimentation and permissiveness. Teenagers love Pam Stenzel because she tells it to them straight, mincing no words in showing how the pervasive sexual permissiveness of our culture is a deceptive trap. Every young person should have the benefit of the hard-hitting reality check in this four-part series. Pam's message is helping thousands avoid disastrous consequences of unwise choices. Includes a 48-page leader's guide and reproducible student worksheets in PDF.
Here is an inside look at what it is like to live with a mental illness and how individuals and their families find their way through medical, governmental, societal and spiritual issues--to hope.
When faith takes root, life blossoms. Kris Kivi is an everyday man who has lost his family to a tragic accident and his job to the recession. Forced to play his guitar on the streets for donations, Kris must overcome harassment from a small town gang as well as prejudice from members of a local church.
Since the early 1990s, Christians all over the world have been singing the songs of modern-day psalmist Dennis Jernigan, including “You Are My All in All,” “Thank You, Lord!” and “When I Fell in Love with You.” His music and ministry, sparked by his lifelong struggle with homosexuality and the healing that came through his relationship with Jesus Christ, have led him on a remarkable journey of redemption.