In this video journey we are accompanied by Bach authorities including classical guitarist Christopher Parkening. They guide us through the development, personal crises, challenges, remarkable work output, and the compelling inner motivation of Bach and show why it was so important to the composer that his gifts be used for the glory of God alone.
After her parents reveal she was adopted - following a failed abortion attempt - Hannah embarks on an incredible journey with Jason, her oldest friend. As Hannah searches to learn about her hidden past and find hope for her unknown future, she discovers that every life is beautiful!
Opening the Door To Luther -- Public television travel host Rick Steves takes us to areas of Germany known as Lutherlands, from Eisleben, where Luther was born, to Wittenberg where he taught and preached, and to several other areas, we learn about the tumultuous events of the Reformation and the monk at the center of it all. Morning Star of Wittenberg: Life of Katie Luther -- This documentary provides an intimate look at Katharina von Bora, former nun, 16th Century entrepreneur and wife of Martin Luther, father of the Protestant Reformation.
Faith Lessons #3: Life and Ministry of the Messiah -- 2 DVD The Hebrew word Masada means fortress - a fitting name for the fortress where the Jewish people took their last stand against the Roman army. Although that fortress eventually fell to the enemy, those who put their trust in God have an invincible fortress protecting them against the evil surrounding them. Find more about Masada - and your fortress - when you watch Faith Lessons on the Life and Ministry of the Messiah.
Filmed on location in Assisi and other places where St. Francis lived and died, this feature film vividly tells the story of this greatly beloved saint from childhood through his death. Beautifully filmed with outstanding cinematography and fine acting talent, it stars Italian actor Raoul Bova as Francis and is directed by acclaimed filmmaker Michele Soavi.
A documentary on the life and entire artistic production of Giotto (1267-1337), considered the greatest of all the Italian Gothic painters. The innovations and originality that Giotto brought to the art world have influenced all artists since. His life and art are presented here -- from Assisi to Rome, Rimini to Padova and, of course, in his own Florence.
Evangelistic in content and geared to all ages, Life Flight is an action-packed program about finding meaning in life. A spine-tingling adventure about people trying to make sense of their lives–from the Vietnam veteran, scarred by war, to the idealistic flight nurse battling the bureaucracy and the administrator balancing lives and dollars.
Discover the secrets the beauty of the ancient Irish church as host Rainer Walde goes on the trail of Celtic Saints.
Filled with artistic images of the Holy Land, soul-stirring music, and the wisdom of prominent spiritual teachers from various Christian traditions, The Resurrected Life is a feast for the mind, heart, and eyes. It offers practical insight into the transformational aspects of the Resurrection on a personal, intimate level that can affect profound changes in individual lives.
God's incredible fingerprints on the totality of creation. Part 1 - The Milky Way and Our Solar System - Journeys to the Edge of Creation Part 2 - Planet Earth - Sanctuary of Life Part 3 - Thundering Earth and Roaring Waters - From the Voice of the Deep Part 4 - Whirling Winds - True Acts of God Part 5 - Animal Kingdom - Great are Thy Works Part 6 - Human Life - Crown of Creation
Big city attorney Jim Crawford had won most of the battles in his life, but he couldn't win the battle against his wife's illness. Devastated and alone, he is left to face a lonely future. But suddenly, an unexpected twist of fate (or perhaps even an angel) leads Jim to discover four orphaned wolf pups who face certain death unless he takes them in. Unprepared for the task, but unwilling to see them suffer, he takes them into his care and keeping. It is a daunting task with unintended... sometimes hilarious consequences.
For many years, Ed Dobson served as a pastor, offering his congregation hope in times of discouragement, pain, and loss. However, when he was diagnosed with ALS and told that he only had 2 to 5 years to live, he was devastated. Suddenly, the reality of death left him in need of the support and care that he had for so long given to others.
This program visits two of the oldest desert monasteries in Egypt to observe religious practices and a way of life that have changed remarkably little since the beginnings of Coptic Christianity. Using examples of the icons found here, it illustrates the stories of the first Christian hermit, Saint Paul of Thebes, and the first Christian monk, Saint Anthony.