Follow along as Ken Curtis, founder of Gateway Films/Vision Video, visits Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola Prison. As he was reflecting on the beatitudes in light of his journey with cancer, Ken wanted to learn from people who knew well the brokenness Jesus describes as blessed. This one-hour documentary presents the stories of inmates that bring clarity to Jesus’ teaching as they share the blessedness of the beatitudes in their own lives. Many of these men are facing life sentences, yet they have found new life and purpose through their faith in Jesus Christ.
Briars in the Cotton Patch tells the nearly forgotten story of Koinonia Farm, a small Christian community in Southwest Georgia where whites and blacks chose to live and work together as equals despite the brutal and frightening consequences in the years leading up to the tumultuous Civil Rights era.
Bringing Joshua Home tells the personal story of one family who successfully adopted a Russian child. Arthur and Hanna Rasco share the challenges, joys, and drama of adopting their baby boy from Moscow and introducing him into their family. If you've ever wondered what it is like to adopt internationally, this film gives an inside, real-life look into the process from start to finish.
Captivated features insights from media experts as well as personal stories from individuals and families who have escaped media addiction and learned to make discerning and God-honoring choices about their use of media technology.
Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project (winner of three Emmy Awards) focuses on the efforts of Detroit’s impoverished Cody Rouge community to remove blight and create a safe environment for students attending the local schools, including the hundreds of students who attend Cody High School.
Set includes three programs discussing Israel and her land: Cyrus Call / Forsaken Promise / Jerusalem: Covenant City
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story shows how she served New York's poor and became a voice for the voiceless. The film shows Dorothy’s struggle as she establishes the Catholic Worker movement and commits herself to a lifetime of peacemaking, battling for justice, and hands-on service to the poor.
Thousands of Chinese children now find themselves in the homes of families across America. Come on an emotional and uplifting journey full of unexpected twists and turns alongside three families who have answered the quiet cry of China that says, find me.
Based on a true story. After the tragic death of her husband, Mary Walker falls into a spiral of suicidal depression and subsequently loses custody of her two boys. Through the intervention of a caring Christian therapist (played by Bruce Marchiano), Mary regains her faith, experiences emotional healing, and finds the strength to fight a skeptical bureaucracy for custody of her children.
While casually browsing the bookshelves at a local library, a young woman stumbles across a book about the sixteen-year-old martyr, Lady Jane Grey. As she attentively ingests each word, her mind is captivated by the realism of the events unfolding before her. Pages continue to turn as moments turn to hours.
Through personal stories of ordinary people at work and expert insight and advice from some of today’s leading voices on faith and work, Going on Vocation tells us that vocation or calling is about much more than your paid job. This series will challenge you to look at work in a whole new way and reap the positive returns of connecting your identity in Christ to your daily vocations.
John Palmer, an American Christian visiting the UK comes across a suicidal British atheist who is about to throw himself off a bridge. Will John convince the man to turn to Christ and live or will John be overcome by his own weaknesses and doubts? Staring Bruce Marchiano (The Encounter) and Richard Brimblecombe (For Love's Sake).
What happens when a Harvard graduate with a promising future, from a prominent family, decides to move into Harlem to help the homeless? This film, based on the life of Joseph Holland, former New York State Commissioner of Housing, chronicles the impact of one individual on the lives of homeless men.
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.
This short drama will generate thought-provoking discussion. When eight-year-old Belle Richards disobeys her father, she puts herself and her younger brother in grave danger from a rock slide that would have meant sudden death, had not God intervened. Though she never told a soul about their miraculous rescue, years later her father would know exactly what happened. Through this event, Belle drew closer to God and learned the tough lesson of obedience. Includes two special extras: Remembering Belle and Director's Notes.
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.