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!
Amy Carmichael is consumed by the awful truth she has learned about the plight of the “temple girls” of India. Will Amy’s faithful determination be enough to free these girls from the powerful Indian customs and superstitions that keep them hostage?
National hero Eric Liddell is Scotland's pride and joy. But when Eric makes the stunning announcement that he won't race on Sunday because of his religious convictions, he is soon labeled a disgrace and a traitor. Eric's famous stand during the 1924 Olympics prepares him for even greater challenges as a missionary to China during World War II.
John Bunyan spends his days in prison, separated from his wife and children. If only he would agree to stop preaching, then Bunyan could walk out a free man! Why does he choose to stay in jail?
It is the year AD 203 in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison. But her freedom can be secured easily with a simple offering of incense in honor to the Roman gods. What will her decision be?
In war-torn Romania, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand chooses to speak up for Christ, thereby placing his own life and the lives of his family in great danger. When Wurmbrand’s choice lands him in a communist prison, his faith and witness are tested to the limits.
William Tyndale tops King Henry VIII's "Most Wanted" list and is being pursued across Europe. What crime did Tyndale committ? William Tyndale's "crime" is translating the Bible into English for the common people. Is he willing to risk his life for this cause?
Colossal Tales (Being Yourself) -- A new student spells competitive trouble for Carlos and Sluggy and catapults our hero into a tangled web of deception and lies.
Cheater Critters (Honesty) -- Carlos would rather play computer games than study for his upcoming exams. He decides to follow Sluggy and cheat his way to good grades. When his deceit is exposed, he learns that dishonesty doesn't pay! This episode teaches about the negative consequences of cheating and the benefit of good study and honest work habits.
Royal Trouble (Humility) -- Carlos and Sluggy compete for the coveted role in the school play, turning a simple school play into an unexpected and comical royal feud.
Hocus Bogus (Honest Choices and Hard Work) -- It's time for the most exciting event of the year: the State Fair! But the bugs have no money. While most try to raise funds through a charity event, Carlos and Sluggy use questionable means to try and get the money they need. Children will learn the importance of honest choices, diligence, and hard work in achieving lasting goals.
Topsy Turvy (Responsibility) -- The town's residents slack off their responsibilities to pursue music careers, professional leapfrogging and martial arts, leaving Carlos alone to face a near disaster.
No Prize Surprise (Appreciation for what we have) -- Carlos has a gleam in his eye for a cool gadget just like Sluggy's. A blunder of the mouth boomerangs back to Carlos, bringing him to his senses as to the real treasures he possesses.
Litterbug (Care of the environment) -- While the rest of their schoolmates participate in cleaning their school grounds, Carlos and Antonio give everyone the slip and head out for a day of fun in the sun at the local beach. Little do they realize, however, that while they are away, their busy friends experience an earth-shattering event as giant-sized objects begin to pelt the town!
Buggy Bigbucks (Contentment) -- When Carlos finds a lottery ticket and wins what he thinks is a large fortune, his life suddenly takes a new twist! Sluggy becomes his new best friend and teaches him the ropes of the rich life! All seems well until Carlos finds out that his winnings are not as much as he had expected and that being liked by others has little to do with money.
Ultrabug (True Heroism) -- The peaceful town of Mogan is disrupted by the sudden appearance of a costumed duo of super-heroes: Ultrabug and Wonderbug, his faithful helper! Unbeknown to these masked “heroes,” their well-intentioned capers result in a series of mishaps causing some of the town residents to set up a trap for their capture.
Bug-A-Boo (Safe Viewing) -- Carlos and his friends are off to a weekend of fun on a school camping trip! But the outing takes a twist as a dare to watch a series of “scary movies” sets the imagination of the student bugs awhirl. Suddenly the fun adventure doesn’t seem so fun after all. Additionally, a plan by Sluggy to embarrass Carlos by showing him to be a “scaredy bug” backfires in a big way!
Batter Chatter (The Dangers of Gossip) -- When a pie competition is announced, the bugs all get right to work, each hoping that they’ll be the one to bake the winning pie. When Carlos spies Lety meeting with the local chef, and suddenly Fleacia’s famous family pie recipe goes missing, he jumps to a far-fetched conclusion which spreads like wildfire.
Buggy Breakup (The Importance of Teamwork) -- Things are going just peachy when all the bug students begin to work together on a school float to collect food for a charity event. However, everything starts to go awry when they lose sight of the goal and begin to compete against each other, thanks to Sluggy’s subtle pairing of each bug against the other. Meanwhile, he is secretly creating his own float, a tribute to his own greatness!
Milltown Pride tells of a young man who dreams of playing professional baseball, his rise as a baseball star, his fall from grace, and the redemption he finds through faith and love.
With World War 2 raging about her and soldiers closing in, the wounded missionary Gladys Aylward sets out on the most difficult journey of her life -- a 100-mile trek with 100 orphans to a safe haven.