Francis and Clare of Assisi — two figures of the Middle Ages who went against all conventions of the times and whose way of life is still a challenge. With both beautiful photography that takes you to the places frequented by Clare and Francis and original music with medieval melodies, their extraordinary tale is told.
Little Shepherd is a playful drama with an endearing message that will captivate the entire family. In the dark of night, the fields surrounding Bethlehem are alive with expectation. Wolves have been spotted and every shepherd is nervous -- including young Joel and his family. Yet what is about to happen is not expected at all!
A documentary on the life and entire artistic production of Giotto (1267-1337), considered the greatest of all the Italian Gothic painters. The innovations and originality that Giotto brought to the art world have influenced all artists since. His life and art are presented here -- from Assisi to Rome, Rimini to Padova and, of course, in his own Florence.
St. Francis chose and elaborated several Bible verses to help his companions better understand Christ's suffering. This text is illustrated in this program by Peitro Lorenzetti's 14th-century fresco cycle (Lower Basilica of the Basilica of St. Francis), by Assisi's traditional Good Friday Procession and by various places in and around Assisi. Also included are The Canticle of the Creatures, and The Testament of St. Francis, an expression of the saint's last will.
Help your children (4-10) better understand the meaning and significance of the crucifixion and resurrection as they journey with young Nate as he searches for and encounters the risen Jesus Christ. This spectacular 3D animated DVD tells the story of Christ’s sacrificial gift to mankind through the eyes of a child.
This animated episode brings the Bible to life in a new way for kids. With a laptop computer as the stage, the characters dive into these miraculous stories to learn about God's love. Storyteller Cafe: The Rebel -- This story about Jonah and the whale helps children understand how disobedience to God can have very serious consequences. Join Pete and the gang as they discover Biblical truths in a most unusual manner!
This episode, The Gift, is a wonderful reminder to celebrate the life of Christ all year long, not just at Christmas.
This animated episode brings the Bible to life in a new way for kids. With a laptop computer as the stage, the characters dive into these miraculous stories to learn about God's love. Storyteller Cafe: The Battle -- This captivating story about David and Goliath demonstrates that even the most unlikely heroes can be mighty conquerors with God's help.
Beyond the Manger is a thrilling show about Jesus' birth, life and His victory on the cross. It teaches us that there is so much more to Easter than just eggs and bunnies and explains how they became a part of the celebration. Jesus died and rose again for all of us! Join Pete and his Storyteller Cafe friends as they discover the real meaning of Easter!
The Lion's Den is a thrilling show about Daniel and his scary encounter with lions. It teaches us to trust in God no matter what, even when things get tough and the right decision is not the popular decision. Join Pete and the gang as they discover biblical truths in a most unusual manner!
The Secret Plan is a thrilling show about the children of Israel’s journey to the Promised Land and the fall of Jericho. It reminds us of the importance of trusting in God and not in our own strength.
Micah, a poor shepherd boy, makes a wonderful discovery amidst the tumult and uncertainty of ancient Israel at the time of Christ’s birth.
One of the most gripping missionary sagas of our time. Five missionaries went into the land of the savage Aucas. Their offer of friendship was rejected, and the Aucas killed the missionaries. Elisabeth Elliot, wife of one of the martyrs, her daughter and Rachel Saint would not give up and eventually lived among and brought the Gospel to the Aucas. Through Gates of Splendor is an effective demonstration of God’s grace at work during an unforgettable moment in modern missions history.
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. That is, until he meets two Christian fishermen from the "Hermit Kingdom" of Korea who want to know more. Though Christianity is illegal and Westerners forbidden, Robert has a new mission: to bring the Word of God to the Korean people, no matter the cost. What will Robert have to sacrifice to share God's Word with Korea?
In a world ruled by the church, all it took was one little nail, one well-written scroll, and one sharp-tongued monk to turn everything upside-down! Martin Luther didn’t mean to spark the Reformation with his 95 Theses, but his realization that salvation comes through faith and not works ignited the revolution that changed the world. As Pope Leo X hounds and fights him at every turn, will Luther have the courage to stand strong—even to death? Find out with the fifteenth episode of the Torchlighters, commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation!
Bruce Marchiano actúa en esta dramática producción que ayuda a los espectadores a descubrir lo que puede haber pasado durante la milagrosa travesía por el camino a Emaús. Esta es una historia que ha cautivado la imaginación de muchas generaciones.
Jesus told simple stories so everyone who heard them would understand the message. Host Jim Bergwall takes the seeds of these stories, digs into them and illustrates with hands-on teaching how "good fruit doesn't just happen." Three segments.
Follow the small band of early Christian believers as they boldly proclaim Christ and His message in the face of great opposition resulting in the growth of the church and the unexpected conversion of its most zealous enemy.
Adoniram Judson and his wife Ann were the first missionaries from the United States. The young couple set out for Burma where they worked to reach souls in a land where professing Christ would mean certain death.
The true story of Amy Carmichael, a brave missionary woman and her battle to rescue young girls from unspeakable evil.
Since his father can no longer meet his captors' ransom demands, Kaboo is to be tortured until death. The dramatic events that follow lead the boy prince to take the new name, "Samuel Morris." Nothing will stop Samuel from sharing his growing faith with all who will listen.
Perpetua, a young mother, along with other new believers in the Early Church, held firm in her faith against the Roman Empire and were willing to make the the ultimate sacrifice.
Abbey, a typical American teenager comes face to face with the persecution of the Chinese Christians and the all-too-common ignorance of Christians in the free world.