Of the numerous intellectuals arrested after the Communist takeover of Romania, one was a renowned psychologist named Nicolae Margineanu. At the height of his professional career, this respected academic was arrested, subject to a show-trial and sentenced to 25 years in a brutal prison. His personal life and career were irreversibly damaged, and his wife and children suffered greatly.
Imagine a prison with bars but no guards…a prison where inmates hold the keys. This Brazilian prison accommodates some of the most notorious inmates; yet peace and good order now prevail. The film, shot by two of the inmates, examines the day-to-day running of the prison and explores the personal development of two prisoners— with respective sentences of 70 and 114 years—who hold substantial responsibility for the harmony and security of the prison.
Beyond Torture documents the persecution of Romanians under the communist regime. You'll hear firsthand stories of the persecution of Romanians under Stalinist communism.
Matt Kern was an A student in seventh grade but a year later was stealing cars on the weekends. He eventually landed in prison where, unbeknownst to his parents, he thrived by managing his own business and gambling operation. This riveting story reveals the details of his crime and time spent in prison, and the providential way in which he got clemency.
The Torchlighters is a series of animated programs with strong values and educational content for youth ages 8-12. Each episode presents the story of a true-life hero from Christian history. Kids will see what God can do through a "Torchlighter" and will be challenged to carry their own torch while learning about the history of our faith. This set includes the first twelve episodes.
Set includes all 21 DVDs in the Torchlighters series to date - The Jim Elliot Story, The William Tyndale Story, The John Bunyan Story, The Eric Liddell Story, The Gladys Aylward Story, The Richard Wurmbrand Story, The Perpetua Story, The Amy Carmichael Story, The William Booth Story, The Samuel Morris Story, The Augustine Story, The Corrie ten Boom Story, The John Wesley Story, The Robert Jermain Thomas Story, The Martin Luther Story, The Adoniram and Ann Judson Story, The Harriet Tubman Story, The George Müller Story, The St. Patrick Story, The Mary Slessor Story, and The John Newton Story.
Set includes all 22 DVDs in the Torchlighters series to date: Jim Elliot, William Tyndale, John Bunyan, Eric Liddell, Gladys Aylward, Richard Wurmbrand, Perpetua, Amy Carmichael, William Booth, Samuel Morris, Augustine, Corrie ten Boom, John Wesley, Robert Jermain Thomas, Martin Luther, Adoniram and Ann Judson, Harriet Tubman, George Müller, St. Patrick, Mary Slessor, John Newton, and Richard Allen.
Killing Time is a true story of human resilience and how one man survived a horrific nightmare. His survival defied all the odds. For how does a man cope when he is consumed with a terrible legacy of hatred and bitterness? His own consuming anger threatened to destroy a human part of him that prison life had somehow failed to obliterate.
Follow along as Ken Curtis, founder of Gateway Films/Vision Video, visits Louisiana State Penitentiary, better known as Angola Prison. As he was reflecting on the beatitudes in light of his journey with cancer, Ken wanted to learn from people who knew well the brokenness Jesus describes as blessed. This one-hour documentary presents the stories of inmates that bring clarity to Jesus’ teaching as they share the blessedness of the beatitudes in their own lives. Many of these men are facing life sentences, yet they have found new life and purpose through their faith in Jesus Christ.
This one-hour documentary presents the stories of inmates that bring clarity to Jesus’ teaching as they share the blessedness of the beatitudes in their own lives.
Eric Liddell lived for the glory of God as an Olympic athlete, a husband and father, a missionary to China, and even as a prisoner in an internment camp.
This documentary, filmed at the John Bunyan Museum in Bedford, England, presents a detailed look at Bunyan's life, chronicled by John Pestell, author of Travel with John Bunyan.
CHM 109: Eyewitness to the Modern Age of Persecution. From China to Nigeria to Peru, modern Christians have suffered like the earliest followers of Christ. This special issue of Christian History magazine tells the inspiring stories of believers who stood with Christ in the face of persecution during the last hundred years. This is a special expanded issue with a large pull out map and first person testimonies. "Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering." (Hebrews 13:3)
This issue of Christian History magazine discusses Christians and the prison experience. Why, when, and where have Christians been imprisoned? How has faith been revealed behind bars and how have Christians sought to minister to those who are incarcerated? Christian History magazine #123 Captive Faith features the voices of prisoners through the ages, including some who are currently serving sentences.
A man named Pilgrim discovers a book, and the more he reads it, the more he is convicted of sin and judgment and a burden begins to develop on his back. Obsessed with discovering the truth and escaping his town, the City of Destruction, Pilgrim ventures outside the forbidden borders and begins his journey to find a Celestial City ruled by a good and noble King, meeting friends and foes along the way.