In 1908, a young English college graduate gave up a potential career and fame to serve as a missionary in the remote regions of China.
Learn about John Wesley in this action-paced episode of The Torchlighters, featuring the founder of the Methodist movement.
50 years after the death of missionaries John and Madge Wood, the Wood family gathered in Ometepec, Mexico to celebrate their legacy. This film is the unforgettable story of their reunion as they not only play and laugh together, but also discover how deeply their parents' love impacted their community and their own family for generations to come.
Newly-hired waitress, Megan, gets a taste of customer service when three elderly men walk into the restaurant one Wednesday morning. Crotchety, persnickety and eccentric, the three men give Megan a run for her money. In spite of initial impressions and the snide remarks of Martha, her co-waitress, Megan rolls up her sleeves and endeavors to be the best server possible for her three regular customers, and a slow but warm friendship blossoms.
This animated episode brings the Bible to life in a new way for kids. With a laptop computer as the stage, the characters dive into these miraculous stories to learn about God's love. Storyteller Cafe: The Rebel -- This story about Jonah and the whale helps children understand how disobedience to God can have very serious consequences. Join Pete and the gang as they discover Biblical truths in a most unusual manner!
Since the early 1990s Christians all over the world have been singing the songs of modern-day psalmist, Dennis Jernigan. His music and ministry, sparked by his lifelong struggle with homosexuality and the healing that came through his relationship with Jesus Christ, have led him on a remarkable journey of redemption.
Reunion tells the amazing story of Kim and Duane Copple and their daughter, Sarah Ann Evans. Kim became pregnant as a teenager and chose to give Sarah Ann up for adoption. But 25 years later parents and child were reunited. Learn about their emotional journey and see how God brought two families together through adoption.
After the loss of the family farm, the Thompsons head west for a fresh start. John’s struggle to provide for his family is bolstered by the childlike faith of his young son who, despite his new environment, inspires everyone he meets to consider the true meaning of Christmas. After a mysterious stagecoach rider visits in the dark hours of Christmas Eve, even John must believe that his troubles are temporary, and miracles do happen on Christmas.
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.
In this major two-part BBC documentary series, beloved actor David Suchet, best known for his role as Detective Hercule Poirot on PBS’ Masterpiece Mystery, goes on a compelling journey in search of Simon bar Jonah, better known as St. Peter.
This episode, The Gift, is a wonderful reminder to celebrate the life of Christ all year long, not just at Christmas.
Forgiveness, Love & Blessings - Includes three all-new episodes on one DVD! Forgiveness Fun, Lots of Love, and Bunches of Blessings. Each of the three episodes includes three stories.
It's not just the belief of Christians, it's borne out by history, archaeology, and science. This documentary takes viewers step by step through the events of Holy Week—shedding light on the key players, unravelling the political intrigue, and answering longstanding questions about what happened, and why. Professor of ancient history and world-renowned expert Dr. Paul L. Maier details the story, along with maps, graphics, and remarkable dramatic re-creations to bring Holy Week alive in a whole new way.
An inspiring documentary about up and coming international Christian recording artist and worship leader Chris Lass. Despite severe traumas and tragedies, including being caught up in a shocking hostage drama, Chris's passion and commitment to Christ burn stronger than ever. A documentary by award-winning film maker Janina Heuttenrauch (Maria Prean: Life Gets Better and Better).
This animated episode brings the Bible to life in a new way for kids. With a laptop computer as the stage, the characters dive into these miraculous stories to learn about God's love. Storyteller Cafe: The Battle -- This captivating story about David and Goliath demonstrates that even the most unlikely heroes can be mighty conquerors with God's help.
Beyond the Manger is a thrilling show about Jesus' birth, life and His victory on the cross. It teaches us that there is so much more to Easter than just eggs and bunnies and explains how they became a part of the celebration. Jesus died and rose again for all of us! Join Pete and his Storyteller Cafe friends as they discover the real meaning of Easter!
The Lion's Den is a thrilling show about Daniel and his scary encounter with lions. It teaches us to trust in God no matter what, even when things get tough and the right decision is not the popular decision. Join Pete and the gang as they discover biblical truths in a most unusual manner!
The Secret Plan is a thrilling show about the children of Israel’s journey to the Promised Land and the fall of Jericho. It reminds us of the importance of trusting in God and not in our own strength.
The second short film from Vertical Church Films (The Ride), The Two Thieves (formerly entitled Once We Were Slaves) captures the uncommon grace and redemption of the crucifixion from a perspective that’s never before been captured on film.
India’s Forgotten Children exposes widespread trafficking, persecution, and oppression among the children and young people of India’s 300 million strong Dalit community.
The Barton's happy, comfortable, suburban existence is thrown into chaos when cousin Kevin comes to live with them and everyone's patience and character are tested to the limit by the adventure that unfolds. The young people discover stolen goods stored in a nearby abandoned house. They have to deal with the gang that hid them, the police who want them, and their own consciences. Through it all everyone endures difficulties and grows in ways they never expected. This film helps young people learn to take responsibility for their actions and see the power of forgiveness.
Rachel (14), Matt (10), and Cassie (9) are drawn into a dangerous situation when Rachel's deep passion for nature takes them to the breathtakingly beautiful English Lake District. Rachel, "The Rescuer," is determined to bring to justice the culprits who are stealing the eagles' eggs, but when Cassie becomes trapped on a treacherous cliff, Rachel is faced with a decision that will change her life forever. Her faith is strengthened when she learns to put others' needs above her own.
Matt wants desperately to belong. He’s a new boy in a British school and he’s from the United States. The trouble is, one person in particular is equally determined to stop Matt from joining this circle of friends. To make matters worse, Matt and Amy stumble across a cantankerous old man who so much needs their help but rewards them only with insults and ingratitude. As Matt tries to win a place as an insider, his skill on the soccer team, his personal loyalties, his self-belief and ultimately his faith are all placed in a pressure cooker—then someone turns up the heat.
Stevie's Trek is a fast-paced, fresh, and fun travel-adventure series designed for tweens and teens who want to explore the world and learn about God. Follow Stevie to Sea of Galilee and see where Jesus grew up and where He performed His miracles.