Imagine a prison with bars but no guards…a prison where inmates hold the keys. This Brazilian prison accommodates some of the most notorious inmates; yet peace and good order now prevail. The film, shot by two of the inmates, examines the day-to-day running of the prison and explores the personal development of two prisoners— with respective sentences of 70 and 114 years—who hold substantial responsibility for the harmony and security of the prison.
For decades, a phenomenon has been recurring in the Muslim world. Men and women — without any knowledge of the Gospel and without any contact with Christians — have been forever transformed after experiencing dreams and visions of Jesus Christ. Here are five such stories of former Muslims who now know Jesus as their Savior, recreated in docu-drama format. View in their original languages with English, or dubbed in English with optional subtitles.
When Jess loses custody of her son, she and her boyfriend, Cadon become willing accomplices in a foolish plot, orchestrated by Cadon’s friend Bo, to kidnap the child. As the plan unfolds and tensions escalate, a chaotic hostage situation causes Cadon, Jess, and Bo to make life changing decisions.
Based on true events, this award winning short drama contrasts one man’s dedication to his family to another’s search for meaning in life. One, a Hungarian, risks his own life to save his family in a manner so unspeakably Christ-like that you will never forget it; the other, a despondent American photographer’s torn allegiance between his desire to capture history and a wife and children who desperately need him.
Kevin Green was convicted of the attempted murder of his pregnant wife and the killing of their unborn child. He steadfastly insisted his innocence. But they didn't believe him, and he was imprisoned 17 years before DNA evidence proved he didn’t do it and the real murderer confessed.
This is the story of William and Catherine Booth, founders of The Salvation Army. It is a gripping narrative of struggle, difficulty, love, and ultimate triumph.
Passion for Justice tells the compelling story of Dr. John Perkins, an integral leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and an evangelical voice for community development and racial reconciliation.
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.
Romero is a compelling and deeply moving look at the life of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, who made the ultimate sacrifice in a passionate stand against social injustice and oppression in his country.