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.
A young Christian's introduction to the Seder. Some of Digger's friends celebrate a holiday he has never heard of before. Spend a night of celebration with Digger as he learns the significance of the ancient feast of Passover while helping his friend, Beth prepare the Seder meal.
A History of Christian Worship: Ancient Ways, Future Paths is a six-part series that explores centuries of worship practices, as seen through the eyes of Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox churches. From scripture, sermons and creeds to baptism and the Eucharist, from art and music to drama and media, from prayer and contemplation to service and ministry, viewers will discover the significant people and events that have shaped history and learn how modern worship practices are rooted in the earliest foundations of the Christian faith.
A grandfather uses Oscar Wilde's timeless tale, "The Story of the Selfish Giant," to unlock the true meaning of Christmas for his granddaughter. In this story of love and sacrifice, the selfish giant learns that God's unselfish gift encourages us to be filled with joy. Children of all ages will be enchanted by this charming story and its strong Christian message. Original artwork and music are sure to make this a holiday favorite for years and years to come.
This episode explores baptism and explains the history behind the various methods and traditions associated with the practice in Protestant, Catholic, and Orthodox churches.
The third in the History of Christian Worship series. The Feast explores the significance of the Lord's Supper or Eucharist in worship.
With stunning photography and original medieval melodies, the enchanting town of Assisi is explored through testimonials by Pope John Paul II, Dante Alighieri, Hermann Hesse, Simone Weil, J.W. Goethe, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Francis of Assisi and others. Also included are Poor Clare's reflections on her life in a convent, the Ecumenical Gathering of the world's religious leaders held in Assisi in 1986, the earthquake damaged city, the springtime festival Calendimaggio, and Francis' mystical Canticle of the Creatures.
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.
Little Shepherd is a playful drama with an endearing message that will captivate the entire family. In the dark of night, the fields surrounding Bethlehem are alive with expectation. Wolves have been spotted and every shepherd is nervous -- including young Joel and his family. Yet what is about to happen is not expected at all!
Does Christianity really add up? In a series of five intriguing taxi journeys, J. John asks his friend and colleague, Joe Boot, how to answer life's hardest questions. "With No Apology" is ideal to watch in groups or on your own. It raises tough issues, and provides the tools to help you develop your own response. A free, easy-to-use, PDF discussion guide is available at www.visionvideo.com. It offers a helpful summary of the sessions -- plus questions for further discussion, a glossary of definitions and suggestions for further reading.
In this video, family survivors reveal their intimate stories and aching pain to assist other survivors and to help the broader community understand the unique and terrible grief of suicide. This documentary explores Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, and Greek Orthodox responses to suicide.
Since Khmer Rouge genocide of the late 1970's where up to 3 million people were brutally murdered in a season of Cambodian history that mirrored the atrocities of the Nazi's Final Solution, the nation of Cambodia has struggled to regain stability. This tragic time period left the nation in social and economic shambles, compounding hopelessness and poverty in a world without the knowledge of Jesus Christ.
Host, Luke Walkdock, travels to Jerusalem to see the places where Jesus himself would have walked. He sifts through the evidence of Jesus' life, death and resurrection and unpacks the reason that Jesus is called the "Lamb of God."
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.
Drawn from the backstories of four very different individuals, The Journey from Unbelief to Faith shows God at work in the world. Regardless of our troubled pasts, entrenched beliefs, willful antagonisms, or pre-conceived notions, God can cut through our callous exteriors, making a shambles of the self-deluding facades we erect to keep Him out.
Kevin Green was convicted of the attempted murder of his pregnant wife and the killing of their unborn child. He steadfastly insisted his innocence. But they didn't believe him, and he was imprisoned 17 years before DNA evidence proved he didn’t do it and the real murderer confessed.
"The Seven Baths" is an exciting show about the importance and power of following God's direction. Naaman, though a great warrior, found himself fighting for his life as he searched for a cure for his illness. He discovered that by listening to God amazing things happen, including miracles!
After the death of his father, Nicholas Nickleby (Derek Bond), and his mother (Mary Merrall) and sister (Sally Ann Howes) are cared for by his greedy uncle Ralph (Cedric Hardwicke), who accepts the duty rather unwillingly.
An inspirational and fun-filled DVD featuring the great Bible stories that capture every kid's imagination.
Human trafficking and sexual abuse are real problems in all parts of the world, even our own neighborhoods. As Christians, we have a responsibility to help those who are in need. Hosted by Biblical Seminary and presented by professionals in the field, this DVD seminar addresses those pertinent issues.
A special and fun way for kids to enjoy the precious Bible stories that will bring them courage, joy and hope for a lifetime.
The fourth in the History of Christian Worship series, The Music explores how liturgy and music have enriched the celebration of God’s story throughout centuries of Christianity
From The Voice of the Martyrs comes God with Us, formerly called Jesus: He Lived Among Us. With newly enhanced animation, it is the dramatic retelling of the life of Jesus Christ as seen through the eyes of the last surviving apostle, John.