The Torchlighters is a series of animated programs with strong values and educational content for youth ages 8-12. Each episode presents the story of a true-life hero from Christian history. Kids will see what God can do through a "Torchlighter" and will be challenged to carry their own torch while learning about the history of our faith. This set includes the first twelve episodes.
Pressure to follow public opinion couldn't get much stronger. National hero Eric Liddell is Scotland's pride and joy. The entire country is eager for their running celebrity to sprint past the rest of the world and bring home Olympic gold in the 100-meter race. But when Eric makes the stunning announcement that he won't race on Sunday because of his religious convictions, he is soon labeled a disgrace and a traitor. See how Eric's famous stand during the 1924 Olympics prepares him for even greater challenges as a missionary to China during World War II.
John Bunyan spends his days in prison, separated from his wife and children. Living in the cold, stone cell is the price he pays for going against the established state religion. If only he would agree to stop preaching, John could walk out a free man! Why does he choose to stay in jail, and how will he serve his Lord in this wretched place? Find out in this episode of The Torchlighters.
It is the year AD 203 in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison. But her freedom can be secured easily. All she has to do is offer one pinch of incense in honor to the Roman gods. What will her decision be? This episode of Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith presents one of the most influential, true stories of the Early Church.
In war-torn Romania, there is only one way for churches to get the protection of the government: give their support and allegiance to the communists who are in control. Instead, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand chooses to speak up for Christ, thereby placing his own life and the lives of his family in great danger. When Richard’s choice lands him in a communist prison, his faith and witness are tested to the limits. See how this Torchlighter’s amazing story continues to impact the world today.
As little Preena is snatched away from the most gentle woman she has seen in months, she wonders how she will ever again find a way out of the temple, where she is held against her will. How will she find the missionary known as Amy Carmichael, the one who wears a cross and serves a different sort of God? Meanwhile, Amy is also consumed by the awful truth she has learned about the plight of the “temple girls.” Will Amy’s faithful determination be enough to free Preena from the powerful customs and superstitions that keep her hostage?
The Bible smuggler who brought light into the dark kingdom of Korea. Young Robert Jermain Thomas is a promising Welsh minister with a gift for new languages. For Robert, there is no doubt God wants him to use his abilities to bring the Gospel of Jesus to the Far East. But when he suffers tragedy in China, Robert loses direction and hope.
Introduce children to the action-packed story behind The Salvation Army. William Booth is determined to bring life-changing Gospel to London's most troubled neighborhood, the East End.
William Tyndale tops King Henry VIII's "Most Wanted" list in 1535 and is being pursued across Europe by the king's bounty hunters. What is his crime? Murder? Theft? No, none of these. William Tyndale's "crime" is translating the Bible into English for the common people. Is he willing to risk his life for this cause? This episode of The Torchlighters follows William Tyndale's adventures as he works in secret, moving from town to town as a fugitive to avoid capture. Friends and allies help him along, but enemies may be lurking around any corner.
Carlos Caterpillar set of 12 includes: Colossal Tales (Being Yourself) Topsy Turvey (Responsibility) No Prize Surprise (Appreciation) Litterbug (Caring for our Environment) Buggy Big Bucks (Contentment) Ultrabug! (True Heroism) Bug-A-Boo! (Safe Viewing) Batter Chatter (Gossip) Buggy Breakup (Teamwork) Cheater Critters (Honesty) Royal Trouble (Humility) Hocus Bogus (Diligence)
A spoiled young pop star learns a lesson in humility after being cut from her big show and replaced with a stand-in. Now lost in rural Virginia she must learn how to get in tune with those around her. This family friendly comedy-drama is ideal for tweens and young teens. It addresses issues of identity, humility, family and salvation. Winner of the 2012 Top Applause Award at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood.
To Every Nation is the third and final installment of The Witnesses Trilogy. In God With Us we witnessed the coming of Christ. In The Messengers, we witnessed the birth and empowering of the early church. Now, we witness the church’s miraculous growth and learn how the first believers took the gospel To Every Nation. Covering the Book of Acts chapter 10-28, this thrilling animated feature shows how the Christian faith changed the world. Recommended for children age 7 and up.
Ashley takes a job as an assistant to Nick, a sort of "Secret Santa" who helps others anonymously, and agrees to keep it a secret. But then she meets Will, a magazine writer who uncovers what she is doing. As Ashley and Nick help people in need, Ashley tries to protect Nick’s secret, and her own heart. This Dove-approved holiday film is sure to be a Christmas classic cherished for generations. Starring Bruce Davison, KC Clyde, and Kari Hawker. Widescreen.