In two of his last public addresses before his death in 1998, delivered at Samford University, Bishop Newbigin articulated his compelling vision for the Church and the Christian Gospel in the modern world. It was a vision that had distinguished Newbigin as one of the most incisive and insightful religious leaders of the 20th century.
In this enchanting children's musical, puppets tell the story of the events of the first Christmas Eve in Bethlehem from the perspective of the animals in the stable. Follow Tiny, the smallest lamb, and his friends as they journey to Bethlehem to witness the birth of Jesus.
The second short film from Vertical Church Films (The Ride), The Two Thieves (formerly entitled Once We Were Slaves) captures the uncommon grace and redemption of the crucifixion from a perspective that’s never before been captured on film.
A small group of believers earnestly prayed for Revival in England at the beginning of the twentieth century. Little did they know how God would answer that prayer - an answer that would impact the church worldwide. This revival would lead to the birth of Pentecostalism in Britain and awaken people to a new relationship with God.
The revivals of 1859 and 1904 in Wales stand as powerful examples, marked by a commitment to prayer, bold preaching for repentance within the church, and a community-wide spiritual awakening. During this time, churches were packed, crime rates and other social ills decreased dramatically, and nominalism and dead orthodoxy were replaced by passionate love for Jesus. This documentary traces the origins of the revival, introduces us to its leaders, and follows its lasting impact upon the world.
For decades, a phenomenon has been recurring in the Muslim world. Men and women — without any knowledge of the Gospel and without any contact with Christians — have been forever transformed after experiencing dreams and visions of Jesus Christ. Here are five such stories of former Muslims who now know Jesus as their Savior, recreated in docu-drama format. Produced in their original languages with English subtitles.
Host David Nunn takes us to Turkey for a firsthand visit of the seven cities to which the messages of the risen Christ were addressed in Revelation chapters 2-3. Their significance is explained in detail, and viewers will gain many insights from David's enthusiastic commentary along the way.
Here is an important chapter in the steps leading up to the Reformation. The history books make little mention of this Bohemian priest and scholar who lived 100 years before Martin Luther and the Protestant Reformation. Yet, John Hus was convinced and taught openly that the Bible should be presented in the language of the people, that salvation comes by faith in Jesus Christ, and the Word of God is the final authority. He taught in the University of Prague and as a pastor, challenged the abuses of medieval Christendom.
This animated episode brings the Bible to life in a new way for kids. With a laptop computer as the stage, the characters dive into these miraculous stories to learn about God's love. Storyteller Cafe: The Rebel -- This story about Jonah and the whale helps children understand how disobedience to God can have very serious consequences. Join Pete and the gang as they discover Biblical truths in a most unusual manner!
One day his teacher gives her students plastic eggs with the instructions to fill them with something that symbolizes Easter and new life. Jeremy's response to the assignment astonishes everyone. Inspired by Ida Mae Kempel's award-winning, true short story, "What Was in Jeremy's Egg?"
Journey with us in this compelling video in which Bible events come to life. Follow the adventures of Lot, as he fled from Sodom and was sheltered in a cave; Jacob, as he wrestled with God by the river Jabbock; and Moses, as he led the great Exodus northwards from Aqaba. There's Mount Hor, where Aaron died and was buried; the plains of Moab, where Moses gave his final instructions and blessing; Beth Peor, where he pleaded to be allowed to enter the Promised Land. These, and much more, make this a unique and gripping program.
Many Christians struggle with personal evangelism, sharing the message of Jesus Christ with others. One reason for this is that religion is generally considered a private affair in our society. To talk to others about your faith seems a little pushy and in bad taste. But Christian personal evangelism is not trying to convert others to your particular denomination, but to bring the good news about the love of God, forgiveness in Jesus, and the offer of a new life. The series shows why sharing Christ is important and provides Bible-based advice on how to witness.
Host David Nunn takes us to the original locations where the dramatic events of the Book of Acts took place and unfolds the impact of Paul's message of the risen Savior upon those communities. This captivating program explores the route of Paul’s second missionary journey and his adventures along the way. The places visited include Neapolis, Phillipi, Thessalonica, Berea, Meteroa, Corinth, Ephesus, and Jerusalem. This is a fascinating way of visualizing the historical context of the Bible, making it a valuable learning resource for group or individual study.
Take an informative and entertaining trip through the Bible in this two-part production hosted by Jonathan Frakes of "Star Trek: The Next Generation."
This brand-new production sweeps us inexorably through the 'greatest story ever told,' from Jesus' birth in Bethlehem to His triumphant ascension on the Mount of Olives.
An upbeat, informative journey through Jerusalem with host David Nunn.
LECTURE 1 -- Karma and Reincarnation: Foundations for Ethics and Personal Significance While much of secular philosophy tells us we can't know if we live in a moral universe, karma and reincarnation tell us the universe is a perfect system of cause and effect...whatever you did in your past life will catch up to you in the next life. But what about free will? Are we really just cogs in a cosmic machine? How does the Judeo-Christian worldview address the problem of ethical behavior and personal dignity?
A look at the accomplishments of this remarkable 100-plus-year-old man.
LECTURE 2 - Buddhism: Escape into Emptiness Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi says that Buddhism is a serious contender for religious preeminence in the West. Having rejected the Bible, many are attracted to Buddhism's offer of tranquility and escape from self. What does Buddhism teach and how does it compare to the Christian Gospel?
This program gives a basic introduction to the colossal achievement of Solomon's Temple and details its design, construction, meaning for Israel, and what went on there and why. Solomon's Temple was destroyed in 586 B.C., but through the use of modern computer graphics, the Temple is reconstructed visually to provide a contemporary experience of its ritual, beauty and grandeur.
LECTURE 3 -- Hinduism: The Science of Becoming One with Everything Hinduism is a powerful worldview, and many facets of that worldview are gaining acceptance in the West. Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi traces the complex history of Hinduism in India and explores the ramifications of the idea that everything in the universe is one.
This six-part international mini-series is intended for group discussion and study as well as for personal entertainment. Wan Chen, a marine biologist, must deal with her childhood beliefs, an unwanted pregnancy as a teenager, and finding God's forgiveness. She meets and marries Richard, a single-parent father whose wife died from a drug overdose. Together they journey into the questions of faith in an intellectually rigorous setting. They search for truth, finding God and Christ.
From the Emmy award-winning director Roger Young (Joseph and Jesus) comes the spectacular story of Paul the Apostle. This augmented adaptation, largely based on the biblical account, profiles Christ's most prolific messenger, Paul, originally known as Saul of Tarsus, was at the forefront of efforts to stamp out the early church until Jesus stopped him on the road to Damascus, forever changing his life and mission. He joyfully faced persecution, imprisonment, and peril in order to share the love and redemption offered by Christ.