Jackie Pullinger comes from the Kensington section of London, England. She is probably best-known for her book, Crack in the Wall. She arrived in Hong Kong in 1966 and learned to love the "physically poor and morally poor" people she found there. She believes "wherever it is most dark must be the easiest place for the light to shine."
Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project focuses on the efforts of Detroit’s impoverished Cody Rouge community to remove blight and create a safe environment for students at the local schools, including the hundreds of students who attend Cody High School.
The religious conversation about LGBTQ issues often erupts into depersonalized debates about biblical passages or scientific studies. In Dear Church: I’m Gay, you’ll follow the journey of real people who have wrestled with their faith, sexuality, or gender, and you’ll see that these issues aren’t just about issues. They’re about people. Real people. Beautiful people created in God’s image.
In this emotionally charged program, teenagers open up their hearts with a rare and raw honesty to reveal the devastating hurt they feel inside when they cannot lovingly connect with their dads. Teens will find that they are not alone and will better understand what some of their peers are going through. Great for youth, dads, or family programs.
For those who want a close and intimate portrait of Bonhoeffer. This video follows the life of the martyred theologian as vividly recalled by those closest to him: his friends, family, and students. Included are Bonhoeffer family photographs that have never been shown before.
Writing from her own experience as a widow, as well as a single missionary in the jungles of Ecuador, Elisabeth Elliot sensitively explores loneliness which she believes has reached "epidemic" proportions in today's fragmented and transient age.
Change and getting older is inevitable. So how can we make it the best it can be? Families, experts and "wise ones" share insights on aging, facing illness, and cooperating as siblings in the care of aging parents.
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story shows how she served New York's poor and became a voice for the voiceless. The film shows Dorothy’s struggle as she establishes the Catholic Worker movement and commits herself to a lifetime of peacemaking, battling for justice, and hands-on service to the poor.
Facing Extinction is a call to action for Western Christians to come to the aid of the Christians of Iraq. It gives specific advice on how individuals can lobby the U.S. government to change the current policy and work to end this humanitarian crisis before it is too late.
This program brings to life interviews with Christians who face persecution head-on. You will meet Zahid, once a persecutor of Christians until God gave him a "road to Damascus" experience and allowed his faith to grow under persecution in his Muslim homeland. You will visit China and learn of the events leading up to the "strike-hard" policy that Christians now face. And you will gain insight from the plight of Linh Dao, a Vietnamese teenager dealing with the arrest and imprisonment of her father for his work in the underground church.
Faultless: The American Orphan was created to inspire and equip Christ's followers to more deeply love and care for hurting children in America.
In this video, family survivors reveal their intimate stories and aching pain to assist other survivors and to help the broader community understand the unique and terrible grief of suicide. This documentary explores Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, and Greek Orthodox responses to suicide.
Find Me is a profoundly moving documentary that tells the stories of three families who adopt children from China as well as the stories of those who loved these children first; The biological parents who feel they can’t keep their children and the orphanage nannies or foster-families who must say goodbye to the children they’ve raised for months…or years.
Based on a true story. After the tragic death of her husband, Mary Walker falls into a spiral of suicidal depression and subsequently loses custody of her two boys. Through the intervention of a caring Christian therapist (played by Bruce Marchiano), Mary regains her faith, experiences emotional healing, and finds the strength to fight a skeptical bureaucracy for custody of her children.
Join the kids, critters, and squashes in this prayer-packed program as they thank God through the first half of the alphabet, from A to M.
Take a short journey with several Native Americans as they share their stories of a genuine transformation after a true encounter with Jesus, and about their God inspired ministries that are now reaching out to Native Americans across the country.
Of the numerous intellectuals arrested after the Communist takeover of Romania, one was a renowned psychologist named Nicolae Margineanu. At the height of his professional career, this respected academic was arrested, subject to a show-trial and sentenced to 25 years in a brutal prison. His personal life and career were irreversibly damaged, and his wife and children suffered greatly.
Steven Lane was captive to pornography for as long as he can remember. His parents divorced and later his mother married a minister of a local church. This stepfather introduced Steve to pornographic magazines. Before long Steve was hopelessly entangled in the porno web. A cascade of challenging circumstances and an encounter with God jolted Steve to free himself once and for all from his obsession with pornography.
What would it take to break a man who refuses to be broken — a man who knows no fear and whose total confidence was in himself? Martial arts champion Raul Ries was weaned on anger and fueled by rage — a destructive path that led him to the brink of the murder-suicide of his family and himself. But on the darkest night of his life, Someone intervened. The man who refused to show weakness faces Someone so powerful that he is finally broken and taken from...Fury to Freedom.
Game Over in Littleton is a look back at the tragic events that took place at Columbine High School with perspective from students who were there. Through vivid recreations, personal reports, eyewitness accounts and expert commentary, we explore the causes of that horrific day of rage.