Meet the men and women who shaped Baptist history and discover the theology, context, splits, and controversies that forged the largest Protestant group in America in this colorful issue of Christian History.
The greedy Pirate Pete has stolen Whitebeard's sword and it's up to Ryan and Deb to find it! Since only the selfless of heart can wield the sword, Ryan must learn to put other's needs ahead of his own. Will he learn to be truly selfless in time to save Pirate Fest?
Kackle the clown has taken over the circus and plans to launch his giant cupcake cannon at an unsuspecting audience! Ryan and his mom must go undercover and stop him before it's too late.
A turkey secretly packed with Granny's explosive hot sauce threatens to ruin Christmas dinner for good. Ryan is called to investigate, but is forced to bring his niece and nephew along for the mission.
When Elizabeth learns that her mother has taken ill, she returns to Hamilton, her hometown, with Jack as her escort. Once in the comparably opulent Hamilton, Elizabeth and Jack are confounded by Jack’s ne’er-do-well brother and Elizabeth’s former suitor, Charles Kensington. But it is Elizabeth’s father, William, who drives a wedge between them when he suggests to Jack that Charles would be a better match for his well-bred daughter.
Elizabeth returns to hope Valley and immediately volunteers to look after a neighbor’s rural homestead… and his two children, an undertaking which proves to be a bigger chore than she’d imagined.
Jack and Elizabeth leave Hope Valley and rush back to the city of Hamilton when they learn that Jacks' brother, Tom, was involved in an automobile accident... with Elizabeth's sister, Julie! But Tom and Julie are hiding something about the incident, a deceit that puts Jack and Elizabeth at odds with their families... and with each other. Their trip is further complicated when Tom and Julie endeavor to run off together - via train this time - and Elizabeth's father offers Jack a job - an offer that puts Jack and Elizabeth's fledgling romance in peril yet again.
In the days before the big New Year’s Eve celebration, Hope Valley sees some unpredictable resolutions. Abigail sets out to catch whoever’s been stealing from her kitchen: and finds herself in charge of two orphans in the process. Elizabeth resolves to take charge of Jack’s dog, Rip, in an attempt to remedy Rip’s apparent jealousy of their relationship. Rosemary is determined to win a San Francisco Herald essay contest about a "real frontier family",… and has to pose as Lee’s wife when a reporter from the paper shows up.
The Letter of the Churches of Vienna and Lyons to the Churches of Asia and Phrygia including the story of the Blessed Blandina.
An early Roman bishop, a disciple of Peter and Paul, gives urgently needed counsel to the Church of Corinth.
This 48-page Leader's Guide and Student Handouts (reproducible) is for the video documentary Saints and Strangers. The study series is divided into four basic sections: (1) Christianity & Commerce: Jamestown; (2) Evangelism & Enlightenment: Pilgrims & Puritans; (3) Liberty of Conscience; and (4) Revival & Revolutions.
Welcome to a magical world of spectacular adventure! When wily and resourceful Hugo discovers a secret left by his father, he unlocks a mystery and embarks on a quest that will transform those around him and lead to a safe and loving place he can call home.
Deciding she needs more independence, Elizabeth moves out of her friend Abigail's home and into a new home of her own. While Jack is proud of Elizabeth's sense of independence, he is also conflicted as he had bought land in hopes of building a house for both of them. Abigail has concerns of her own, as problems arise with the orphan boy she took in. In addition, the entire town is shocked to learn that their new pastor has a criminal past. It will take kindness, compassion and faith from Elizabeth, Abigail, Jack and the rest of the town to resume peace and camaraderie in Hope Valley.