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.
In this 2-part series, you'll meet Nathan and Connie Backstrom and Joe and Debbie Mayer—two couples who have experienced indescribable pain, the kind that raises serious questions about God and life. You'll hear firsthand accounts of their tragedies but, more importantly, you'll discover the strength that carries them through the darkest days and gives them genuine hope for the future.
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.
Jesse Dean and his wife move to Philadelphia so he can take a new job as an outreach leader at a church. When he discovers there's an abortion clinic directly across the street from the church, he goes to the pastor and to several others in the church and tries to get their help to no avail. Will he take the easy way out and back off, which is what everyone wants him to do, or will he face a major confrontation which will require him to put everything on the line…not just his job, but his freedom and marriage as well?
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?
In this film inspired by true events, successful author/illustrator Samantha Crawford is living a charmed life, until her husband is murdered. She's plunged into despair, and loses her faith. It's only after an unexpected meeting with a childhood friend, Joe, that she begins to feel a faint glimmer of hope. But when she is pulled back into her husband's murder case, her newfound hope will be tested.
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.
Sarah Collins is a young woman on the elevator of success. As a junior account executive at a major advertising agency, Sarah is poised to get it all: executive promotion, salary increase, new car, fabulous apartment and first-class travel. There's only one thing that is standing in her way, an unexpected pregnancy.
Paul Tyson (Ted McGinley) is a loving husband, devoted father and well-respected businessman on the brink of the biggest deal of his career. But when Julia (Ana Ayora), the breathtakingly beautiful representative sent to manage the buy-out of Paul’s company, Paul finds himself letting their relationship going further than he intended. As the pressures of a crumbling company creep in, and intense new feelings abound, wedding vows get put on the back burner and the question arises… Just what is adultery?
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.
Have we lost our first and most important freedom? One Generation Away exposes how radical secularists are working to destroy your freedom of conscience. You will see why they want to take down the cross at the veteran's memorial in San Diego, muzzle military chaplains, and force a florist and cake baker to conform or pay the price of not participating in same-sex weddings. Get ready to see what we are losing and how we can reclaim our fundamental God-given rights again.
After her parents reveal she was adopted - following a failed abortion attempt - Hannah embarks on an incredible journey with Jason, her oldest friend. As Hannah searches to learn about her hidden past and find hope for her unknown future, she discovers that every life is beautiful!
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.