Produced by Colonial Williamsburg, the program recreates for students of American independence the fire of George Whitefield, the zeal of the Reverend Samuel Davies, and their pursuit of the right to worship according to one's convictions. With Colonial Williamsburg as a backdrop, Thomas Jefferson guides viewers to understand how the axiom that government ought not legislate belief became a fundamental pillar of American democracy.
A series every young person should see. This stimulating seven-part series shows what has happened to our culture over the past 200 years and how we view life today. The implication for our future and your life are enormous and unavoidable. Winner of the World Medal at the New York Festival.
Nearly 100 years after the Pilgrim’s landed at Plymouth Rock, the New England colonists had largely traded the Christian ideals of their fore-bearers for the gods of material success. But then the Great Awakening swept through New England and the other British colonies bringing about a powerful spiritual renewal. Through the use of extensive source material, unique still images, and interviews with history scholars, this documentary traces the origins of the Great Awakening and follows its progression throughout the colonies.
This set of 3 DVDs profiles three great women from Christian history: Fanny Crosby Story, Gladys Aylward: The Small Woman With A Great God and, Amy Carmichael: Mother to the Motherless.
Biblical theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer was executed by the Nazis just days before the Allies defeated Germany in World War II. This gripping documentary narrated by Ed Asner captures the life, times, and thought of Bonhoeffer. Using rare archival footage, documents, and visits to original locations, we get an intimate portrait of a man whose life and writings grow in their influence and speak powerfully to issues of our own day some 50 years later. How does a man of peace come to assist violence in combating unrestrained evil?
Peter Jackson is an accomplished British pianist who has been blind since the age of two. In this live performance recorded before an audience in Fraserburgh, Scotland, Peter plays favorite hymns as well as classical and jazz pieces. He also shares his amazing story of faith and perseverance.
The rescue of Jews in Nazi-occupied Holland is a story of unimaginable courage and faith. As told by those who lived through the Nazi terror, this evocative documentary recounts what it was like for Dutch Jews to face systematic isolation, persecution and elimination. Our subjects were mere children at the time. Children who witnessed their family and friends being arrested and dragged away — and, for most, never to be seen again. Children for whom unbearable pain and loss was cruelly compressed into a single experience of overwhelming terror.
This series explores centuries of worship practices, as seen through the eyes of Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox churches. The series includes - Part One: The Word Part Two: The Body Part Three: The Feast Part Four: The Music Part Five: The Expression Part Six: The Embrace 64-page History of Worship Guide
This is a survey course designed to further stimulate your curiosity by providing glimpses of some of the pivotal events in the spread Christianity and sketches of great Christian figures who have significantly affected Christian history thereby shaping the history of the world. Kit includes six half-hour programs and PDFs of the leader's guide, program scripts, and student workbook.
In order to make informed decisions about critical medical issues, citizens need to know what is really happening in healthcare today. This documentary features an impressive array of experts who share crucial information about current trends in the healthcare system and offer advice about important end-of-life decisions.
Dr. Monica Myklebust answers vital questions that will help patients and their loved ones with care for the whole person through compassion, knowledge and spiritual resources. Together they offer hope and healing. Dr. Monica also goes into detail about the proper nutrition needed for cancer patients.
Into My Arms is a healing tool for those who are experiencing post-abortion trauma. It is also offers vital information for those considering abortion. Featuring insightful commentary from John Eldredge (author of The Sacred Romance and Wild at Heart), Dr. Diane Langberg, Christopher West, Georgette Forney, Theresa Burke, Jan Frank and others.
Isaac Hecker’s story is ultimately an American story about someone who not only spent his life trying to experience God acting in the world, but who also tried to build bridges so others could join him on that journey. No matter what one’s religious background might be, Isaac Hecker and the Journey of Catholic America is a story for all spiritual seekers about someone whose life continues to impact our society today.
This two-hour documentary, presented by Lance Lambert, traces what happened to nations, empires, and individuals that stood against God's ancient covenant people and His plan to bring salvation to the world through them.
This program is scripted from the open and unapologetic perspective of the producers that the land of Jerusalem and Israel is an irrevocable gift of God to the Jewish people. Agree or disagree, you will find this program superbly produced and its arguments challenging.
It's time to encounter the authentic Jesus! In this fresh and innovative series of short teaching films, church leader and gifted communicator Andy Frost asks us to take a new look at Jesus. Is he the Jesus we think we know? Set of Three includes - Disc 1 - Underdog - Revolutionary - Hero Disc 2 - Headliner - Dreamer Disc 3 - Wildman - Wrestler
In this ten-part series, host Karl Faase interviews authors, academics and modern-day game changers such as Eric Metaxas, John Ortberg and Christine Caine. Faase and his guests explore how the life and teaching of Jesus changed the world and why it matters.