Here is an inside look at what it is like to live with a mental illness and how individuals and their families find their way through medical, governmental, societal and spiritual issues--to hope.
Teenagers have been betrayed! They have not been told the whole truth about the consequences of sexual activity, experimentation and permissiveness. Teenagers love Pam Stenzel because she tells it to them straight, mincing no words in showing how the pervasive sexual permissiveness of our culture is a deceptive trap. Every young person should have the benefit of the hard-hitting reality check in this four-part series. Pam's message is helping thousands avoid disastrous consequences of unwise choices. Includes a 48-page leader's guide and reproducible student worksheets in PDF.
When Mourning Breaks explores the impact of pregnancy loss on emotions, relationships, marriage and faith. This program encourages compassion and offers hope for those who have experienced either a miscarriage or an elective abortion.
How do you frame the rules for killing, once killing is an accepted solution for human suffering? What is the meaning of true compassion and dignity?
Through the centuries Christian philosophers have pondered the mysteries of the knowledge of God and the knowledge of self. John Calvin devoted an entire chapter to this in his Institutes of the Christian Religion so that, in knowing the character of God and the nature of man, believers might better comprehend the redeeming work of Jesus Christ.
What speaks to them? How are they misunderstood?
It is difficult for Christians to know how to respond to homosexuality in today’s culture. Some believers argue the truth - sometimes with a distinct lack of love - while others remain silent to avoid offending or being labeled “haters.” The Sing Over Me Church Resource Kit is designed to to equip your church to respond lovingly, yet truthfully when interacting with advocates of homosexuality.
This three-part series will help parents to appreciate the uniqueness of the preteen years. In program one you will learn this is your best chance to hold your child, spend time with him/her, instill values, read to him/her, help him/her to develop a sense of feeling and to teach the facts of sex. Program two illuminates the special characteristics of middle childhood, telling parents how to build loving relationships with their child. Program three examines the conscience and spiritual development of the child, and how the child derives identity, adequacy and worth.
Three years after a painful divorce, Erica Stratton works as an accountant to provide for her two children. Though she appears independent and strong, she struggles to free herself from the devastating memories of her broken marriage. Firm in her resolve to never trust again, she meets Michael, and begins to question her decision. Torn between her broken past and an unknown future, will Erica find a way to heal?
Stretch and Pray DVD -- A companion to Murray D. Finck's popular Stretch and Pray book, this helpful DVD features Pastor Finck guiding you through forty gentle stretches, movements, and postures to improve physical and spiritual well-being. Stretch and Pray Book -- In this book, Finck provides a step-by-step guide to forty stretches to improve physical and spiritual well-being. Individuals can select the postures that work for them and customize a daily routine.
Buy Two DVDs Get One FREE!! How Can I Celebrate Advent? -- Beth and Digger happily hear God's plan of salvation as they light the candles of their Advent wreath and mark the days until the coming of Emmanuel our "God With Us." How Can I Celebrate Halloween? -- Digger is a curious youngster who would like to join in on the Halloween festivities, but some of his friends say that celebrating Halloween is wrong. How Can I Celebrate Passover? -- A young Christian's introduction to the Seder.
This six-part series has been developed for 14- and 15-year-olds to prepare them for the sexual decisions they will face. The series features Mary Ronan, a registered nurse who has worked with teens for over ten years. Mary is a gifted communicator who helps prepare young teens to think through major choices, especially those dealing with love, sex and relationships. Includes a 56-page guide in PDF.
Through personal stories of ordinary people at work and expert insight and advice from some of today’s leading voices on faith and work, Going on Vocation tells us that vocation or calling is about much more than your paid job. This series will challenge you to look at work in a whole new way and reap the positive returns of connecting your identity in Christ to your daily vocations.
This course will equip both counselors and church leaders to help Christian organizations prepare and implement procedures to prevent child and adult abuse and to take appropriate action when faced with allegations.
The situation of India’s Dalit community, formerly known as the Untouchables is a disgrace in the modern world. These three documentary films expose the systematic oppression of the Dalit people while offering practical solutions for healing and change. This three DVD set also includes over two hours of bonus material making it perhaps the most comprehensive exploration of the plight of the Dalits currently available on DVD.
Poverty Cure is a six-episode DVD series on human flourishing. This high-energy, 152-minute documentary-style series challenges conventional thinking and reframes the poverty debate around the creative capacity of the human person, made in the image of God. Listen to the voices of entrepreneurs, economists, political and religious leaders, missionaries, NGO workers, and everyday people as host Michael Matheson Miller travels around the world to discover the Christian foundations that allow human beings, families, and communities to thrive.