The heroic Dietrich Bonhoeffer, who rebelled against the evil of Nazi Germany and vehemently opposed Hitler during World War 2, could have kept his peace and saved his life on several occasions but instead paid the ultimate price for his convictions.
When his father is arrested for printing a forbidden letter written by controversial reformer Martin Luther, 12-year-old Storm escapes with the original. On the run from authorities, Storm finds unexpected help from Maria, a young girl who lives in the city’s underground tunnels. In a race against time, Storm tries to save his father from execution and get the letter into safe hands. But whom can he trust? What starts out as a fearful flight becomes a bold fight for freedom.
Filmed entirely in Romania, including in the very prison where Pastor Wurmbrand endured torture and solitary confinement, this powerful film uniquely presents the story with live action rather than interviews.
Witness the interplay of personalities and events that led to the Protestant Reformation. From Luther’s inner struggles of conscience and faith to his call for debate with the Pope to his scathing rebuke of erroneous church practice, this installment examines the semi-scriptural and oft-times unethical teachings and doctrines of the late Medieval Church and how Luther addressed them. A cast of scholars and church leaders share their expertise on the cultural and religious milieu in which Luther operated.
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.
The story of how the Gospel of John changed the course of history for a tribe of headhunters in india. The story of Rochunga's personal pilgrimage, is an unforgettable saga of his dedication to a vision and of the Lord's direction in his life.
The dramatic true story of missionary couple, John and Bettie Dreisbach, who ran a free medical clinic serving the Muslim people of West Africa in the 1960s. There many people found not only physical healing but also spiritual awakening as the Gospel was faithfully preached despite strong government opposition.
This television mini-series, which aired on CBS in May 2000, looks at the life of Jesus from His humble beginnings as a carpenter through His extraordinary life and the mission of His spiritual destiny. This is a superb production and should prove very helpful to stimulate interest on the part of a Biblically illiterate generation to want to know more about the Gospels and the extraordinary life, death, resurrection and meaning of Jesus.
The life and ministry of William Carey, the "Father of Modern Missions," dramatically illustrates how a life dedicated to God and obedient to His calling can make a profound difference in the world.
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.
In 1732, two young Moravians left their comfortable community of Hernhut, Germany, convinced that they were called of God to bring the Gospel to the slaves in the West Indies. They went, willing to become slaves if necessary, to minister to these oppressed people. The Moravians pioneered a mission movement characterized by extraordinary commitment. Under the dynamic leadership of Count Nikolaus von Zinzendorf, the Moravians sent out more missionaries in 20 years than all the other Protestant groups had in 200 years.
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.
A true story, God's Outlaw is about international politics, church intrigue, cold-blooded betrayal, and false justice ending in a criminal's death. But it's also about victorious faith and spiritual triumph over some of the greatest political and religious forces known in the 16th century.
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).
There is life after the storm. A young man's perspective is challenged when he learns that his estranged father is dying. Now he must face the truth before his bitterness destroys him. Featuring Antoine McKay (Empire) and Mimi Sagadin, (Return to the Hiding Place)
Some prayers are best left unanswered. This light-hearted romp will make you laugh and touch your heart as Betsy learns the truth about unanswered prayers and her own perception of God.
A family is shattered when seven-year-old Jennifer disappears while she and her mother, Sharla, are shopping. As the days pass, police searches and her prayers lead to nothing, Sharla struggles over how a loving God could allow evil to happen to a child -- a child entrusted into His arms. While delivering a compelling and emotional story, this film raises questions of faith without offering simplistic answers. Through it all, one biblical truth prevails -- in the midst of chaos, God will still be present.
Here is an important chapter in the steps leading up to the Reformation. The history books make little mention of this Bohemian priest and scholar who lived 100 years before Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. Yet, John Hus was convinced and taught openly that the Bible should be presented in the language of the people, that salvation comes by faith in Jesus Christ, and the Word of God is the final authority. He taught in the University of Prague and as a pastor, challenged the abuses of medieval Christendom.
A re-release of the J. Arthur Rank historical classic made in 1954. This cinema drama follows the life of Wesley from when he was saved out of a burning house as a child and thereby marked for life as a "brand from the burning." His Oxford days, a disastrous mission to America, his decisive Aldersgate experience, his bringing the Gospel into the daily lives of alienated masses, the founding of Methodism, and his astounding role in raising the moral and religious climate in 18th century England, and much more are set forth with careful dependence on the historical sources.
"John Wycliffe" is a dramatic biography of the life of the 14th century scholar and cleric who translated the Bible into English for the first time.
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.