While in China, Gladys Aylward, began to take in unwanted children, eventually numbering about 100. With Japan invasion of China ongoing, Gladys and the 100 children traveled for days on foot across the mountains to safety. Gladys continued her work with children until her death in 1970.
Includes three film classics: Word of Fire, Peace Child, and Through Gates of Splendor.
An intimate portrait of the influential missionary's life and legacy.
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.
A look at the accomplishments of this remarkable 100-plus-year-old man.
Steve Saint recalls life in the jungles of Ecuador and the events surrounding the death of his father, Nate Saint, and four other missionaries in 1956.
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.
The Gospel Films Archive is a multi-volume collection of rare and vintage Christian dramas and documentaries produced throughout the 20th century by independent Christian producers as well as major Hollywood studios. The GFA Missions Collection documents the profoundly important pioneer work of individuals and organizations in missionary fields worldwide.
Doctor Helen Roseveare, affectionately called "Mama Luka," pioneered vital medical work in the rain forests of the Belgian Congo—now Zaire. After Independence in 1964, the country was ravaged by the Simba Rebellion. Helen, caught up in the horror of the revolution, was beaten, raped and imprisoned by the rebels. Mama Luka Comes Home vividly tells her story of forgiveness and faithfulness to those she came to serve. This is a story of love overcoming hatred, brutality, and racial prejudice.
Many Beautiful Things tells the story of Lilias Trotter, a 19th century British painter who sacrificed artistic fame in order to serve God as a missionary in Algeria. Featuring the voices of Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones).
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.
Adoniram and Ann Judson were the first American missionaries sent abroad from the United States. The couple sacrificed enormously to bring the gospel to the people of Burma.
Steve Saint leads a group out of their comfort zone and into the jungles of Ecuador. The group includes many who are related to one of the most famous missionary stories of our time—the five men who were killed in Ecuador in 1956 by the tribe then known as the Aucas.
Andrew Murray (1828-1917) was a South African minister, writer and revivalist. For more than six decades he served with the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa, preaching, teaching and writing more than 200 books and pamphlets. Murray became an international figure through his writing and today many of his works are considered devotional classics. Shot on location in South Africa, this documentary tells the story of Andrew Murray’s life and mission and provides insight into his provocative teaching.
This four-part documentary explores the history of The Salvation Army. Host John Cleary traces the path of this powerful movement from its origins to the present day.
The true story of Amy Carmichael, a brave missionary woman and her battle to rescue young girls from unspeakable evil.
"Whatever you do unto the least of these, you do unto me." Mother Teresa always remembered these words of Jesus. She said that she saw the face of Jesus in the face of each sick and dying person she helped. She asked the whole world to look for Jesus' face there, too.
This 30-minute documentary tells the story of an American family’s journey from a comfortable life in San Diego into groundbreaking missionary work with an isolated tribal group in Papua New Guinea. See how God used ordinary people to bring the Bible to the Yembi people.
One of the most gripping missionary sagas of our time. Five missionaries went into the land of the savage Aucas. Their offer of friendship was rejected, and the Aucas killed the missionaries. Elisabeth Elliot, wife of one of the martyrs, her daughter and Rachel Saint would not give up and eventually lived among and brought the Gospel to the Aucas. Through Gates of Splendor is an effective demonstration of God’s grace at work during an unforgettable moment in modern missions history.
The amazing story of missionary Maria Prean is told in this award-winning documentary by Janina Huettenrauch. Maria was 60 years old when she decided to start a new life. She moved from Austria to Uganda, a country with more than two million orphans.
Host Derick Bingham brings us the amazing stories of five people who changed the world: C.S. Lewis, Amy Carmichael, Billy Graham, Elizabeth Ann Everest and Jane Guinness.