Using stunning dramatic footage from the 2003 theatrical film "Luther", starring Joseph Fiennes, this documentary gives a comprehensive overview of the great reformer's life and legacy.
George Müller (1805-1898) was a German playboy who found Christ and then gave his life to serve Christ unreservedly. His mission was to rescue orphans from the wretched street life that enslaved so many children in England during the time of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist. Müller did rescue, care for, feed, and educate such children by the thousands. The costs were enormous for such a great work. Yet, amazingly, he never asked anyone for money. Instead he prayed, and his children never missed a meal.
The Shortest Way Home: C.S. Lewis & Mere Christianity is an introductory review to Lewis’s classic work on issues of faith and reason. Viewers will find honest discussion and helpful insights for the tough questions asked by Christians and skeptics alike.
Pastor and host Michael Newman takes a look at scripture's most vile character: Satan. Using interviews and expert commentary, this creative and captivating program provides solid Biblical teaching on the reality of Satan and teaches how believers can overcome his many deceptions.
"No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear." CS Lewis - A Grief Observed Loss comes in many forms: The grief over the death of a loved one, the devastation of a physical or mental impairment, the pain of divorce or separation, or the distress of job loss and foreclosure. The physical and emotional responses to grief can be as heart wrenching as the loss itself. So where does a person turn for answers and encouragement in a time of despair, doubt or fear?
One of the most popular series from the Christian history collection. This gripping series of six half-hour programs, produced in consultation with an international team of scholars, takes you to the actual locations to show what the early church was like, how it spread, and the persecution it endured. Host for the award-winning series is Steve Bell. Actors Nigel Goodwin, Russell Boulter, and Jane Campion dramatize leading figures and events from the early church.
The resurrection happened. It's not just the belief of Christians, it's borne out by history, archaeology, and science. This documentary takes viewers step by step through the events of Holy Week—shedding light on the key players, unraveling the political intrigue, and answering long standing questions about what happened, and why. Professor of ancient history and world-renowned expert Dr. Paul L. Maier details the story, along with maps, graphics, and remarkable dramatic re-creations to bring Holy Week alive in a whole new way.
What do you do when your dreams are shattered, when disillusionment and despair flood in and overwhelm you? We see through the eyes of others who openly share their journey home.
Includes two of the most compelling presentations ever produced about the life and influence of Jesus, on one DVD. Who Is This Jesus? -- Enriched with scenes from the dramatic mini-series A.D., this fast pace documentary provides exciting explanations to some of the most important questions ever asked regarding the most controversial man who ever lived -- Jesus Christ. What If Jesus Had Never Been Born? -- A landmark production that sets the record straight on the issue of Christ's true impact on history.
C. T. Studd had it all. Born into a wealthy upperclass family in England, he studied at Cambridge University and went on to become one of the country’s most celebrated athletes. But Studd realized that fame and flattery would not last, and as a Christian, he sensed a profound calling to forsake the things of the world and live for the world to come.
John Calvin, Ulrich Zwingli, and Brother Klaus (Niklaus von Flüe) were three very different men who shaped the Christian faith in Switzerland. With this docu-drama, award-winning filmmaker Rainer Wälde celebrates the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation and the 600th anniversary of the birth of Brother Klaus, Switzerland’s most famous saint.
This program features many eye-witness reports of people who have seen and heard angels. Their experiences are real and genuine and offer insight into the character of God as he uses his angels to encourage and protect.
John Wesley set 18th-century Britain on fire with his open-air preaching. Join Mark Topping as John Wesley in this action-packed docudrama as we follow Wesley around the English countryside, meeting the people and preaching the Gospel. Filmed on location at the New Room, Bristol, the oldest Methodist chapel in the world and at Charles Wesley’s House, also in Bristol.
Many Christians struggle with personal evangelism, sharing the message of Jesus Christ with others. One reason for this is that religion is generally considered a private affair in our society. To talk to others about your faith seems a little pushy and in bad taste. But Christian personal evangelism is not trying to convert others to your particular denomination, but to bring the good news about the love of God, forgiveness in Jesus, and the offer of a new life. The series shows why sharing Christ is important and provides Bible-based advice on how to witness.
During World War II the residents of a remote region of France resisted the Nazis and their collaborators thus saving the lives of thousands of Jews and other refugees. Hear the heroic stories of bravery and mercy from those who were there.
It is time to lay ignorance aside. Injustice is at our doorstep. Young men, women and children are being ensnared in a phenomenon called human trafficking, a form of modern-day slavery. This three-part program exposes the truth about human trafficking, an evil that affects millions worldwide. This program will inform and inspire you to join the fight against this thriving injustice. Parents strongly cautioned: This program contains difficult, mature subject matter, some violence and some graphic language in its realistic depiction of human trafficking. It is intended for adults.
Learn how the church adapted and transformed pagan tradition into the celebration of the Resurrection. See how culture, emperors, apostles and popes have influenced how we celebrate Easter today.