On September 15, 1999, during a See You at the Pole™ rally at Wedgwood Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas, a tragic shooting left seven people dead and seven wounded. Kim Jones, a 23-year-old seminary student who passionately loved God, was one of those killed that night. She was ready for her journey home. Pastor Al Meredith of Wedgwood tells the story of that night in September and how only God could turn such tragedy into triumph. This video also introduces you to Kim Jones and contains her inspiring message of God's love and desire for you to have a personal relationship with Him.
Start early enough to prepare for it and growing older can be full of satisfaction and new joys. Fred Smith in this engaging video conversation shows how with easy to grasp, practical steps and outlooks that can make a big difference for you.
John Stott was born in London in 1921 and attended Cambridge University. He came to Christ through the evangelism of a lecturer in his public school. After his ordination in the Church of England he served as a curate and later rector of All Souls Church, Langham, in London’s West End.. He says "God gave me a hunger for himself." He made three difficult decisions in his life he has never regretted: not to become an academic, not to marry, and not to become a bishop. "I want to bear witness that I have found in the ministry to which God has called me enormous joy and satisfaction."
Jackie Pullinger comes from the Kensington section of London, England. She is probably best-known for her book, Crack in the Wall. She arrived in Hong Kong in 1966 and learned to love the "physically poor and morally poor" people she found there. She believes "wherever it is most dark must be the easiest place for the light to shine."
Tane Shannon, an aerobics instructor and mother of two, lived a busy, productive life. But that abruptly changed one fateful August day when a local criminal named Radford broke into her home and kidnapped Tane. The abductor demanded a large ransom from her wealthy father. He imprisoned Tane in a motor home miles away.
This program brings to life interviews with Christians who face persecution head-on. You will meet Zahid, once a persecutor of Christians until God gave him a "road to Damascus" experience and allowed his faith to grow under persecution in his Muslim homeland. You will visit China and learn of the events leading up to the "strike-hard" policy that Christians now face. And you will gain insight from the plight of Linh Dao, a Vietnamese teenager dealing with the arrest and imprisonment of her father for his work in the underground church.
Steven Lane was captive to pornography for as long as he can remember. His parents divorced and later his mother married a minister of a local church. This stepfather introduced Steve to pornographic magazines. Before long Steve was hopelessly entangled in the porno web. A cascade of challenging circumstances and an encounter with God jolted Steve to free himself once and for all from his obsession with pornography.
Paul is in prison. Concern for the future of the churches weighs heavily upon him. He ponders how to guide his young disciple. The result is Paul's legacy to the ages in the form of his Second Epistle to Timothy. With clarity and power, the imprisoned Paul gives forth his message. This re-enacted slice of New Testament life uses Scripture itself for the entire script and captures the passion and compassion of Paul as he neared the end of his life.
The most populated Muslim nation in the world is also home of some of the most courageous Christians! Join VOM workers as they travel though Indonesia and interview our brothers and sisters who have endured extreme persecution at the hands of radical Muslims. In this new video release from The Voice of the Martyrs, you will meet Christians like Adel and Methu who were separated for 18 months after Adel was kidnapped by Muslims from a neighboring island. You will also meet Johannes whose head was nearly severed and who now wants to be a missionary to his Islamic countrymen.
At age 24 Ian McCormack decided to travel the world. He was devoted to drink and women. He was also a convinced atheist who didn’t need anyone. Or so he thought.
James Jeda, a Sudanese boy; Ruth, a Vietnamese Hmong girl; Rikka, an Indonesian teenager. They live in different parts of the world, they have grown up in different cultures, but they share one thing in common. They are more than conquerors in some of the worst persecution known to man for their faith in Jesus Christ. "Join" your brothers and sisters in Sudan, Southeast Asia, and Indonesia as they testify to the sufferings they have endured and how their faith allowed them to hold fast to the Rock of Salvation.
In this delightful video designed for the very young, your child will participate in and learn about the foundations of music — rhythm, melody, harmony, lyrics — through the use of instruments, voices, movement, simple props, share time, and field trip. All songs and music used in the video are original pieces that are refreshingly different.
This is the story of a community of Stone-Age people living in the mountain jungles of Papua, (formerly called Irian Jaya). Until the 1960s, this unique culture existed without any idea of a world beyond their own isolated villages. The Yali were cannibals, warriors, and lived in fear of evil spirits. Four decades ago, westerners entered their primitive world. The foreign missionaries learned the Yali language and culture, taught the Yali to read and write, and translated with them the most published book in the world – the Bible.
T. N. Mohan, producer and director of the award-winning documentary on Dietrich Bonhoeffer, "Hanged on a Twisted Cross," presents a well-researched and documented story of how Hodges, armed only with his wits and a Red Cross badge, made over 15 solo journeys into German lines at Lorient and St. Nazaire in Brittany, France, and secured freedom for the POWs. It was "a unique event" in World War II.
Evangelistic in content and geared to all ages, Life Flight is an action-packed program about finding meaning in life. A spine-tingling adventure about people trying to make sense of their lives–from the Vietnam veteran, scarred by war, to the idealistic flight nurse battling the bureaucracy and the administrator balancing lives and dollars.
Nick Fourie is a talented rugby player whose major goal was to join the best team in the country. After years of hard training, his dreams came true. His wife, however, hated rugby and the associated world of fighting, drinking and women. They reached a compromise: just one more season and then Nick would quit. But it turned out otherwise.
'Science disproves the existence of God' - and thanks to high profile scientists such as Prof. Richard Dawkins and Prof. Stephen Hawking - many people unquestioningly believe it. But many scientists and other academics of the highest caliber, are challenging this 'assault on faith.' Among them are three top Oxford professors: Professors Alister McGrath, John Lennox and Keith Ward.
Almost everyone knows the image, but few know "the rest of the story." Warner Sallman's portrait of Jesus Christ is one of the most recognized paintings of the 20th century, indeed one of the most recognized images ever. The New York Times says, "the popularity of Sallman's 'Head of Christ' makes Warhol's 'Soup Can' seem downright obscure."
Dave Bogue's Pickle Pickin' message has been a favorite among most audiences for 10 years.
Out of a life of conflict and danger Susanna Wesley brought a new vitality to the religious life of the world. Married to Anglican pastor Samuel Wesley, she gave birth to 19 children. Amidst the hardships of an impoverished early eighteenth century English home, she trained her sons, John and Charles Wesley, in a style of Christian discipline and spirituality that would forever leave its mark on world Christianity.
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.
In this six-part series from Tabgha Foundation, Dr. Martin Marty takes an overview of church history and uses it to probe the spiritual pilgrimage of the various eras of the church to our individual and corporate life today.
Explore the Christian heritage of the English Premier League. Football historian Peter Lupson tells the story of twelve of these clubs and the people who have made an exceptional contribution to the beautiful game. In this 11-part documentary series he takes us to the places where the clubs began over a century ago, and also visits the stadiums they occupy today.
Jesus told simple stories so everyone who heard them would understand the message. Host Jim Bergwall takes the seeds of these stories, digs into them and illustrates with hands-on teaching how "good fruit doesn't just happen." Three segments.