The religious conversation about LGBTQ issues often erupts into depersonalized debates about biblical passages or scientific studies. In Dear Church: I’m Gay, you’ll follow the journey of real people who have wrestled with their faith, sexuality, or gender, and you’ll see that these issues aren’t just about issues. They’re about people. Real people. Beautiful people created in God’s image.
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It is the year AD 203 in Carthage, North Africa. Perpetua, an affluent young mother, is charged with converting to Christianity and is sent to prison. But her freedom can be secured easily. All she has to do is offer one pinch of incense in honor to the Roman gods. What will her decision be? This episode of Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith presents one of the most influential, true stories of the Early Church.
While casually browsing the bookshelves at a local library, a young woman stumbles across a book about the sixteen-year-old martyr, Lady Jane Grey. As she attentively ingests each word, her mind is captivated by the realism of the events unfolding before her. Pages continue to turn as moments turn to hours.
In war-torn Romania, there is only one way for churches to get the protection of the government: give their support and allegiance to the communists who are in control. Instead, Pastor Richard Wurmbrand chooses to speak up for Christ, thereby placing his own life and the lives of his family in great danger. When Richard’s choice lands him in a communist prison, his faith and witness are tested to the limits. See how this Torchlighter’s amazing story continues to impact the world today.
Based on a true story. In the early 1960s, Victor Torres and his family moved to Brooklyn, New York from their native Puerto Rico in search of a new life. The American dream quickly fades as they face a life of want in their adopted home. As a new recruit in a street gang, a teenage Victor embarks on a lucrative new drug-trafficking business in an attempt to help his struggling family. Victor is quickly enslaved by drug use, and his parents, Manuel and Lila, desperately search to find a way to help their son. A faith-based rehabilitation program is their last chance to rescue Victor.
As young waits for her name to be called in an abortion clinic waiting room, she meets a gentle-faced janitor (Bruce Marchiano). It soon becomes clear he is more than just a janitor. He’s come to plead for the life of her child. When her name is called, what will Alison choose?
What would you do if you lost everything? The answer is a grim reality for Darius and Josey Blackmon. A hardworking couple plagued by bad luck and tough circumstances, they watched their middle-class lifestyle crumble away as unemployment took its brutal toll. Now they have no shelter left for their two children except the family car. Struggling to survive and maintain appearances, Darius is at the end of his rope. His hope is almost gone... but faith may offer an answer, if he can only overcome the pride that holds him back.
C. S. Lewis is no stranger to grief and loss. In C. S. Lewis through the Shadowlands, you will relive his journey during the days prior to and after the cancer-related death of his wife Joy. The documentary Through a Lens Darkly is a literary review of Lewis' most personal and reflective book, A Grief Observed.
Set includes two dramas on the legacy of fathers. Inheritance, starring Andrew Cheney and Robert Miano and He Sends Rain. These two titles would make a great Father’s Day Gift.
The CD features songs, poetry readings written by breast cancer survivors and beautiful, contemplative guitar pieces. The 40 minute DVD includes a music video, and documentary and interview pieces featuring interviews with breast cancer survivors.
Filmed entirely in Romania, including in the very prison where Pastor Wurmbrand endured torture and solitary confinement, this powerful film uniquely presents the story with live action rather than interviews.