Towards Belief is a 10 episode series addressing the top belief blockers of our time – the most frequently cited reasons that many have lost confidence in the Church and its message. Featuring interviews with over 30 leading academics, apologists, authors and pastors including, Professor John Lennox, Erwin McManus, Os Guiness, Nicky Gumble, Joel A’Bell and many others.
Set inside the crumbling walls of a dilapidated Victorian sanatorium, eight mysterious characters reveal their secret stories to the visiting camera. The eight are linked by one unifying and crucial event in their lives: each of them has had an encounter with Jesus of Nazareth in some way — an experience that has left an indelible mark. Each character brushed with Jesus but most missed the moment. They touched the light then lingered in the shadows. They were offered freedom but made friends with their chains. Now they are haunted by the memory of what was and what might have been.
Sandfloor Cathedral brings together profoundly beautiful modern symphonic music and breathtaking oceanic images. This powerful and unique combination helps to create a very real "wellness journey" whose destination is natural relaxation and spiritual fulfillment.
At a seminar for high school students dealing with sex and relationships from a Christian perspective, Jason Evert, M.A. took the guys aside and Ellen Marie, M.S., took the girls aside for separate sessions where participants could ask any question they wanted related to this important subject area. The answers given are as candid as the questions but full of understanding and respect for the struggles of young people today.
This hour-long documentary powerfully demonstrates that those who are able to embark on a process towards forgiveness -- though heartrending and difficult -- find it to be the path to inner healing.
This documentary features two programs. First, St. Clare of Assisi reveals the extraordinary life of St. Clare, a woman who reached the highest summits of Christian mysticism, who knew how to defend her decisions alone and who built a social reality that still challenges the centuries. The second program, included as a bonus, is Poor Clares: A Hidden Presence. More than twenty thousand women today follow the example of Clare of Assisi in monasteries scattered throughout the world - the cloistered convent, a city in prayer and a hidden presence with a love with reserve for all of humanity.
Hildegard of Bingen was one of the most remarkable women of the Middle Ages—an Abbess and woman of God, a visionary, naturalist, playwright, political moralist, and composer. Born in 1098, she was beset by the most extraordinary religious visions from the age of eight-visions which she wrote down, painted, dramatized, and set to music. This substantial legacy of her visionary writings and songs are unique for their mystic power and beauty. They serve as some of the most radiant and illuminating accounts of religious experience ever.
Twenty-two-year old Jackie Pullinger graduated as an oboe student at the Royal College of Music in England and then boarded a slow boat to China and prayed for guidance about where to get off. She ended up in Hong Kong. This is a documentary about Jackie's work amid the drug-crazed vice and violence of the old Walled City in Hong Kong. She started a youth club for heroin addicts, gained the respect of the notorious Triad leaders who controlled the Walled City, and instituted the St. Stephen's Society for curing drug addicts.
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.
John Wesley set 18th-century Britain on fire with his open-air preaching. Join Mark Topping as John Wesley in this action-packed docudrama as we follow Wesley around the English countryside, meeting the people and preaching the Gospel. Filmed on location at the New Room, Bristol, the oldest Methodist chapel in the world and at Charles Wesley’s House, also in Bristol.
Former BBC Everyman presenter Peter France used to scrutinize religion from the outside. Now the searcher has come inside. Here in seven 15-minute episodes he reveals his own remarkable journey to Christian faith. He takes us from his childhood in a Yorkshire mining village to a time of questioning, skeptism, desperation and planned suicide, from his search for and discover of the truth to his eventual baptism at age 57 on a Greek island.
This four-part documentary explores the history of The Salvation Army. Host John Cleary traces the path of this powerful movement from its origins to the present day.
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.
This is a survey course designed to further stimulate your curiosity by providing glimpses of some of the pivotal events in the spread Christianity and sketches of great Christian figures who have significantly affected Christian history thereby shaping the history of the world. Kit includes six half-hour programs and PDFs of the leader's guide, program scripts, and student workbook.
The Children of Light CD and DVD set is a multi-cultural project that helps children understand who God is and why He loves us. It includes 15 fresh, new songs performed by Ben Ketting and a number of children. The DVD combines the songs with well-produced video clips filmed on location in seven countries. "The Story Behind the Songs," a PDF included on the disc, tells why the songs were written and where the underlying biblical truth behind each song can be found. A PDF of the music for each of the songs is also included on the disc.
One night I dreamed a dream. I was walking along the beach with my Lord... The beautiful words of this poem have inspired many over the years. Here is a selection of songs that reflect the heart of the timeless poem. They are songs that will comfort, restore peace, and inspire hope.
How did Martin Luther, who sought only the quiet of monastery, become a pivotal figure in Western history? Why did he object so strongly to indulgences? How did Gutenberg's new printing press spread his influence? Who did Luther marry? How did he respond when his young daughter died in his arms? These and many other topics are addressed in this captivating on location documentary with the late Dr. Roland Bainton, Dean of Luther scholars, longtime professor at Yale University, master storyteller, and author of the award winning Luther biography "Here I Stand".
Jesus walked this earth a long time ago and uttered things like none other ever did before or since. His teachings had drawn more adherents than any other. But what about today in a scientific post-modern world? Do his teachings make any sense and offer any hope for the desperate problems of our world? This series approaches these vitally important questions by going to some of the most perplexing and challenging situations on our planet today.
Steve Saint leads a group out of their comfort zone and into the jungles of the Amazon rainforest of Ecuador. The group includes many who are related to one of the most famous missionary stories of our time—the five men who were killed in Ecuador in 1956 by the tribe then known as the Aucas.
From rolling landscapes, through flower garden and forest, to snow capped mountains and sun swept plains, this VISIONS OF WORSHIP DVD shows us the Glory of God all around. Here is breathtaking film accompanied by beautiful instrumental arrangements of best loved hymns.
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.