Witness the events of 2000 years ago as if they are today’s breaking news!
In this adventure of imagination, young Tess, a shy girl of 13, discovers a new meaning for love on Valentine's Day. Through a very special book, she meets the third century martyr Valentine and his Christian friends. They show her what it means to love others as Jesus loves us, and to receive that love in return.
In this program, Australian author Kelvin Crombie, along with Israeli academics and British churchmen, presents the story of how this outworking of Britain's Christian heritage was intertwined with her geo-political objective in the Middle East of maintaining access to her Eastern Empire.
This is the story of peacemaker Dan Terry, who spent 40 years devoted to the people of Afghanistan until he was tragically assassinated in 2010.
Introduce children to the story of Augustine, who rejected fame and fortune to become a voice for truth.
Brother Andrew was born in 1928 in Holland. Indonesia was still a Dutch Colony in 1945, and it was there, having joined the army, that he was wounded. During his recovery he began reading the Bible in earnest. "A bullet made an end to my sports ambition, but put me on the track to Jesus." Conversion "did not come suddenly," it grew from reading the Bible, and seeking God. He went to Glasgow in 1953 to study at the WEC mission college, but it was while attending a communist youth festival in Warsaw Poland, that he felt a decisive call to the field. He adopted the name Brother Andrew in 1960.
Walt Lawrence was a handsome, personable, motivated, athletically gifted young Canadian. But in one instant, his dreams dissolved and his life was drastically changed when a diving accident left him a quadriplegic.
With the hectic pace and energy involved with raising one's own children, the average couple rarely considers themselves potential foster parents. The Ferbers' Story is about one exceptional couple and their household of eleven, seven of whom came to them as foster kids (several with special needs) and are now adopted. In this inspirational and uplifting program, we see how one couple's love, commitment, and deep faith helped change the lives of seven needy children.
Following God - Includes three all-new episodes on one DVD! Lots of Lights, God Is Calling, and Heading to Heaven. Each of the three episodes includes three stories.
A documentary on the life and entire artistic production of Giotto (1267-1337), considered the greatest of all the Italian Gothic painters. The innovations and originality that Giotto brought to the art world have influenced all artists since. His life and art are presented here -- from Assisi to Rome, Rimini to Padova and, of course, in his own Florence.
The Story of Moses and Manna from Heaven
Riding for a Fall: The Story of Elisha healing Naaman -- Naaman, a general in the army, arrives home after a victorious battle. But while he was gone, his leprosy has spread. He goes to see the prophet Elisha who sends his servant out with instructions for Naaman to follow. Naaman is angered at Elisha's behavior but follows the instructions and is healed.
Game Over in Littleton is a look back at the tragic events that took place at Columbine High School with perspective from students who were there. Through vivid recreations, personal reports, eyewitness accounts and expert commentary, we explore the causes of that horrific day of rage.
It is a phenomenon that has been lamented for years -- the many thousands of homeless street children living on the streets in Brazil. These are truly the throwaway children. The horror and scandal of their plight seems almost too dreadful to contemplate. But a Dutch couple with five children of their own, couldn't sit by knowing of the countless young lives trapped in this kind of desperate situation.
The story of the Tower of Babel.
Was Judas Iscariot really a traitor or was he the spiritual hero recorded in the Gnostic Gospels? Just what is the origin of the Gnostic gospels and are they reliable? Why did the early church reject its views? These and many other questions are answered in this five part Bible based series which uncovers the truth behind the “secrets” of Gnosticism.
The Story of Samson and Delilah.
Discovering the Beginning -- The Story of Creation recounts the miraculous creation narrative from the electrifying power of the first flash of light through the tragic fall of paradise. Discovering Dry Land -- The Story of Noah's Ark follows a faithful man named Noah through one of the most loved stories of the Bible. Noah obeys God's instructions without question in a race against time and the elements. Covenant Discovery -- The Story of Abraham follows the tremendous story of one man, Abraham, and his unceasing faith in the Lord.
The Story of Daniel
The Story of Gideon vs. the Midianites
T. N. Mohan, director of the multiple award-winning film on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "Hanged on a Twisted Cross," returned to Germany to film "In the Footsteps of Martin Luther." He introduces Germany as the Land of the Reformation by featuring the ten Luther towns which represent the most significant stages in the reformer's life.
Based on the book of Genesis, this beloved poem by African-American poet James Weldon Johnson comes to life with fresh, bold imagery through the vocal and dance interpretation of Betsey Beckman.
Discovering the Baby King -- The Story of Christmas follows the search for the baby Jesus from the prophets of the Old Testament through the hunting of King Herod. Discovering the Empty Tomb -- The Story of Easter follows Jesus from his triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to his glorious resurrection on Easter morning. Discovering the Kingdom -- Jesus' Kingdom Parables retells a handful of Jesus' favorite stories: the parables.
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.