A gifted high school football player must learn to boldly embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field in Woodlawn, a moving and inspirational new film based on the true story of how love and unity overcame hate and division in early 1970s Birmingham, Ala.
The Revolutionary War united America. Less than one hundred years later a bloody Civil War divided it. Most Americans believe that Southerners fought to preserve slavery; however a much deeper divide existed between the North and South. Two drastically different cultures had emerged on the American landscape. This documentary places the war in its historical and cultural context. It guides the viewer through the causes and the major battles of the Civil War while providing insight into the lives of two stalwart men who fought for the South.
This is the first ever feature film depicting the life of the world-famous Irish hero. Armed with only courage and conviction, Patrick's unwavering belief that good conquers evil would liberate Ireland and alter the course of history. Patrick Bergin, Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, and Susannah York star in this lush production filmed on location in Ireland.
Billy Graham has been asking God for an opportunity to bring lasting hope to the entire nation. Through My Hope, this message has been shaking nations, drawing millions to the truth—a saving faith in Jesus Christ.
Based on the true story of the greatest treasure hunt in history, The Monuments Men focuses on an unlikely World War II platoon, tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners.
An army commander must battle his own friend and force his friend's tribe to move onto a reservation.
A true story as heartbreaking and inspiring as Schindler's List. This is the true story of a young woman's selfless commitment and unwavering resolve to save lives during the Nazi era.
Two men separated by time are united in their search for freedom in this gripping tale of slavery, endurance, despair, and redemption.
Breathtaking in its scope and scale, The Bible features powerful performances, exotic locales, and dazzling visual effects that breathe spectacular life into the dramatic tales of faith and courage from Genesis through Revelation. This historic television event is sure to entertain and inspire the whole family! Widescreen.
It is 1775. Henry Felder, a Swiss-German colonist, and his community are suffering under British injustice. Felder is urged by the new patriot governor to write the Articles of Separation from the English King. In the ensuing struggles Felder and his family discover the cost of freedom.
Race to Freedom: The Underground Railroad chronicles the dangerous flight of four determined slaves from a cotton plantation in America to the “Promised Land” in Canada.
How does a plot that involves the assassination attempts of President Reagan and Pope John Paul II, KGB scheming, and CIA intrigue become the final act to topple the Soviet Empire?
For centuries the best selling book in history has been either loved or hated, feared or treasured, read or ignored. Filmed in Germany, Israel and England, and using drama, documentary and powerful testimony, this program explains why the Bible is Mightier than the Sword.
Evangelist Billy Graham is known around the globe. Millions have responded to Billy Graham's message to follow Jesus Christ. Whether old or young, rich or poor, celebrated or obscure, from around the world they find themselves spiritually on Common Ground.
Briars in the Cotton Patch tells the story of Koinonia Farm where whites and blacks chose to live and work together in the Civil Rights era.
The dramatic black and white classic film of Martin Luther's life made in the 1950s.
What does Christianity’s explosive growth in Africa mean for the church and for the world? This documentary immerses the viewer in the daily lives of African believers and the overwhelming joy of African-Christian worship.
On a rainy night in a concentration camp, a ruthless Nazi general is forced to plead with a condemned Jewish doctor to save his dying son. With nothing left to lose, the doctor refuses to aid his hated enemies. But when he is offered his freedom in exchange, he is faced with an unthinkable moral dilemma. The Desperate offers a provocative reflection on the relationship between justice and mercy and serves as a powerful analogy of God’s sacrificial grace.
Seven Christian authors who gave us cheerful hobbits, wise old women, sharp-witted detectives, and one memorable lion gave us something more: a vision for all of life. Meet George MacDonald, G. K. Chesterton, J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Dorothy L. Sayers, Charles Williams, and Owen Barfield in Christian History magazine 113: Seven Literary Sages.
It didn’t take long for the ideas of Luther, Zwingli, and many others to ignite a sea change in society at large: peasants revolting, priests and nuns marrying, church art destroyed, heretics on both sides persecuted by church and state, and a philandering king whose search for a male heir would birth the Church of England. Read about one of the most turbulent eras of all of history in issue #118, The People’s Reformation, the second in our Reformation series.
The first issue of Christian History magazine's series of four on the Reformation explores the roots and fruits of reform. On a quiet October Wednesday in 1517, a young Augustinian monk and theology professor, with one nail to the Wittenberg Castle door, struck a death blow to medieval Catholicism. That’s the story we think we know of Martin Luther, his 95 Theses, and the beginning of the Reformation. But is it the whole story?
Dynamic worship, energetic circuit-riding preachers, and a close-up, personal style of leadership made Methodism a movement perfectly suited to bring the word of God to the new nation of America. And Francis Asbury led the way, rising from unremarkable working-class metalworker to bishop of a denomination stretching over a continent.
This program covers the 16th century Swiss Reformation, its key centers of Zurich and Geneva, and its central leaders, Zwingli and Calvin—two theologians who led tumultuous lives. Zwingli questioned major teachings of the church and instituted sweeping reforms. He sought to apply the Word of God for the transformation of civic and church life. Calvin laid the foundation that made Geneva a unique international center. He wanted only the quiet life of a scholar but was thrust into a critical role in Reformation and theological leadership.
A gripping, true story of faith on the high seas from World War II. A liner carrying 144 missionaries, bound for mission work in Africa, was mistakenly shelled and sunk by a Nazi warship off the coast of South Africa.