With the children’s constant bickering, pretty packages and a sweet-smelling tree don’t come close to filling the McDonald home with the true spirit of the first Christmas. Then Mom remembers an old tradition of building a soft bed for Baby Jesus one straw at a time. Each time someone secretly does something nice for another family member, he or she gets to add a single straw to the manger. Soon the children's quarreling and negative feelings subside and the homemade crib is overflowing. But for one family member, a required act of kindness becomes more than he can take.
Disobedience turns a pleasant hike into an ordeal. A pleasant hike turns into an ordeal when Jeremy Crandall tempts his brother Brendan, along with Kayla and Zack Hart, to disobey their parents and go past the end of the marked trail. When the kids try to retrace their steps, tempers flare and hardships reveal important needs in both Kayla's and Jeremy's lives. As the dads look for the children, Mr. Crandall gains a new understanding of what it means to walk by faith. Join the Hart and Crandall families as they experience an Appalachian Trial.
Based on Jonathan Swift's 18th century immortal tale, this animated feature includes wonderful songs and endearing characters. It took nearly 700 artists to complete this 1939 feature film, which was directed by Dave Fleischer and produced by Max Fleischer for Fleischer Studios.
The made-for-television version of Johanna Spyri's family classic. Heidi (Jennifer Edwards), a young orphan girl, is sent to live with her grandfather (Michael Redgrave) in the beautiful Swiss Alps. The gruff and bitter old man views Heidi at first as an ill-mannered child and an unwanted responsibility, but he soon becomes quite attached to her.
Milltown Pride is an entertaining evangelistic movie that recalls a bygone era while conveying relevant truths for today. Milltown Pride tells of a young man who dreams of playing professional baseball, his rise as a baseball star, his fall from grace, and the redemption he finds through faith and love.
Jeremy's Egg was inspired by Ida Mae Kempel's award-winning, internationally published, true short story, "What Was in Jeremy's Egg?" Filmmaker Steve Viall brings you this family feature combining the heart of a classic tale with the adrenaline-pumping action found in the life of a Navy fighter pilot.
Sent on a journey 170 years into the future, Scrooge encounters a world even colder and greedier than his own, a world that includes a young cutthroat businessman named Timothy Cratchit VI. Will Scrooge be able to turn Cratchit from his selfish ways and teach him the true meaning of Christmas? Mister Scrooge to See You! is a lighthearted and entertaining follow-up to Dicken's classic tale.
Edward White Eyes, a troubled Cherokee boy, encounters an unfriendly welcome when he is forced to bunk in Nathan's room at Thornridge Manor. The two boys remain at odds, until a treasure map captivates them both and a thief's scheme forces them to team up. Edward, Nathan, and their friends discover a mansion's secret, a mysterious treasure map, and a thrilling adventure, but Nathan makes the most valuable discovery of all!
Twelve-year-old Stephen is mocked and ridiculed for his faith. That night Stephen takes a faith-building journey during a dream. He travels through history meeting Jesus, Stephen the martyr, families about to enter the Roman coliseum, William Tyndale, Christian children in today’s Middle East, and others who dare to share their faith. Young Stephen's view of the kingdom and his definition of "Christian" are revolutionized. He awakens and goes back to witness to his world, his trial of faith strengthened by the Body of Christ.
The thrilling Biblical story of Joseph is told in this high quality 3-D animated feature film for children ages 5 and up.
A spoiled young pop star learns a lesson in humility after being cut from her big show and replaced with a stand-in. Now lost in rural Virginia she must learn how to get in tune with those around her. This family friendly comedy-drama is ideal for tweens and young teens. It addresses issues of identity, humility, family and salvation. Winner of the 2012 Top Applause Award at the International Family Film Festival in Hollywood.
In the 1850s, a young boy and his family on their way West become stranded in the Rockies. With the help of a local mountain man, a Sioux medicine man, and a legendary bear known as “Walking Thunder,” the boy learns to become a man, and his family’s survival is secured. Brian Keith narrates this family western adventure.
Pilgrim's Progress, John Bunyan's classic allegory of the Christian walk still has as powerful an impact as when it was written 300 years ago! Presented in spectacular full color, this animated version is an excellent way to introduce the timeless story to children of all ages--and re-introduce its portrayal of the themes of the Christian life to adults as well.
When a riding accident leaves a young girl unable to walk, her widowed father seeks help from a renowned and beautiful therapist who uses animals to help people. But the girl must first learn to trust the doctor—and so must her father. Ultimately, a spirited, purebred horse named Wind Dancer will hold the key to the girl's future.
Spoiled 18-year-old Dani Fielding's world is turned upside down when her father gets arrested for securities fraud, and she has to leave her upscale life in the city to stay with her gruff Uncle Sam out in the country.
Lost in the wilderness, 11-year-old Emily (Kaitlyn Burke) is reunited with the orphaned bear her family raised before releasing her back into the wild. Michael Ontkeen, Alan Thicke, and Helen Shaver costar.
Based on the novel by best-selling, faith-based author Robert Whitlow, Jimmy is a story about an overlooked, mentally-challenged boy who views the world through his own unique lens. Through the course of life-changing events during one fall season, Jimmy's family and those around him come to fully realize his impact on their community.
Though just fifteen, Simon Jackson shows the world how one boy can truly make a difference. Simon has always been shy and introverted, until his life changes in an instant. Attacked in the remote wilderness, Simon is rescued by a rare white Kermode bear, also known as Spirit Bears. When he learns that only 400 of these beautiful endangered creatures are left, he finds his voice and transforms into a political activist.
Dan Reed (Ted McGinley), mayor of Trapper Falls, Alaska, looks forward to Christmas each year with enthusiasm for all the events, friends, and family that fill the special season. Together with his brother Greg (Brad Stine) they dedicate time away from their adventure tour company to drape the town in Christmas cheer. When Dan's old high school rival Mitch Bright (Daniel Baldwin) returns home after 20 years, Dan is immediately suspicious. Mitch is a highly successful big city lawyer who has never wanted anything to do with Trapper Falls or its people, so why now?
Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde examines the inspirational life of Dayton O. Hyde as a modern-day renaissance man and one of the last old-style cowboys. Through heroic determination, he is preserving part of the American West with a breathtaking 12,000-acre prairieland Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary in South Dakota that he has maintained for the last 25 years and where more than 500 mustangs now run free—all rescued from the controversial wild horse roundups in the west.