Corrie ten Boom: a Faith Undefeated recounts this unforgettable story for a new generation.
The Church in a Post-Modern World.. Explores the changing expressions of modern-day worship as churches use visual arts, edgy music, or even a chat room online to offer experiences.
Explore the conversion story of one of the most significant figures in church history and learn about his struggle to find answers amid a sea of competing voices. Travel to fourth-century Rome and Milan to discover why Augustine has become a “Voice for All Generations.”
Dr. David Livingstone took the Gospel to Africa in word and deed. As a medical doctor he treated the sick, earning him the necessary trust and respect to teach the love of Christ which many African’s freely embraced. Then Livingstone turned his attention to exploration, seeing this work as much a spiritual calling as traditional missionary work. Facing danger and sickness he forged routes deep into the African interior sparking the imagination of many who would follow.
This is the story of William and Catherine Booth, founders of The Salvation Army. It is a gripping narrative of struggle, difficulty, love, and ultimate triumph.
During the Second World War, racist laws in Italy forced thousands of Jews to flee their cities in search of safe haven. A few hundred of these refugees, facing dangerous obstacles along the way, reached Assisi, the city of St. Francis.
Zizka took a handful of peasants, outfitted them with farm implements, and defeated more than 100,000 of the finest knights in the world. He revived military techniques not used since the Romans and developed a forerunner of the modern tank and by the way Jan Zizka was blind.
Why do we celebrate Christmas on December 25? How did Saint Nicholas become Santa Claus? Why do we have Christmas trees? Charting Christmas provides answers to these questions and many more as it explores the history of Christmas.
This documentary, filmed at the John Bunyan Museum in Bedford, England, presents a detailed look at Bunyan's life, chronicled by John Pestell, author of Travel with John Bunyan.
The year 2011 marks the 400th anniversary of the creation of the King James Bible. Award-winning director Jerry Griffith brings to life the fascinating history of this great work, along with its impact for us today.
A must-have for anyone interested in the life and work of William Tyndale and the behind-the-scenes history of the Bible in English. Includes an in depth interview with renowned Tyndale scholar Dr. David Daniell…
Before communism fell, Romanian Christians were often arrested and kept in prisons or labor camps where the Communists went to great lengths to break their faith. This is the story of the Wurmbrand family whose faith endured.
Robert Jermain Thomas left the shores of Britain to minister God's Word in China and Korea. His martyrdom would be the seed that would grow into the Korean revivals in 1903 and 1907.
In this colorful, award-winning PBS documentary, Mennonite historian John Ruth takes us sympathetically into the Amish mindset. A look at Amish origins, beliefs, farm life, childhood, school, worship, recreation, courtship, horse transportation, barn-raising, land pressures, and cottage industry.
One hundred years ago a movement like none other since shook the very foundations of the American church. People reported speaking in tongues, new denominations were formed, and the Charismatic Movement was born.
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.
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.
A History of Christian Worship: Ancient Ways, Future Paths is a six-part series that explores centuries of worship practices, as seen through the eyes of Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox churches. From scripture, sermons and creeds to baptism and the Eucharist, from art and music to drama and media, from prayer and contemplation to service and ministry, viewers will discover the significant people and events that have shaped history and learn how modern worship practices are rooted in the earliest foundations of the Christian faith.
This episode explores baptism and explains the history behind the various methods and traditions associated with the practice in Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox churches.
The third in the History of Christian Worship series. The Feast explores the significance of the Lord's Supper or Eucharist in worship.
The fourth in the History of Christian Worship series, The Music explores how liturgy and music have enriched the celebration of God’s story throughout centuries of Christianity
The fifth in the History of Christian Worship series, The Expression explores how visual art, drama and media have been used in various times and places in Christian worship for the creative expression of the faith.