Perpetua, a young mother, along with other new believers in the Early Church, held firm in her faith against the Roman Empire and were willing to make the the ultimate sacrifice.
Lee Ferguson’s biggest desire is to leave his past behind and make a fresh start with Katie, his new love. But when Lee finds out Katie is a Christian, his pre-conceived ideas and her moral standards clash. This film aims to help seekers and believers understand one another.
One hundred years ago a movement like none other since shook the very foundations of the American church. People reported speaking in tongues, new denominations were formed, and the Charismatic Movement was born.
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.
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.
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
Truth Prevails, a quote from Hus himself, is an hour-long documentary from The Christian History Institute and award-winning filmmakers Jerry and Misha Griffith. Using location footage, interviews with prominent historians and period artwork, this film follow the struggles of Jan Hus and the efforts of modern scholars which ultimately led Pope John Paul II to apologize for the Church's actions.
The fifth in the History of Christian Worship series, The Expression explores how visual art, drama and media have been used in various times and places in Christian worship for the creative expression of the faith.
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.
Have you ever imagined being inside the Holy Tabernacle, the Old Testament place of God's dwelling, the meeting place of perfect God and sinful man? The Tabernacle Special Edition DVD brings this holy place to life as never before. Digitally re-mastered and re-edited to include additional scenes and bonus features, this Special Edition DVD exquisitely recreates the sights and sounds of the Tabernacle with stunning clarity.
The true story of Amy Carmichael, a brave missionary woman and her battle to rescue young girls from unspeakable evil.
This Christmas experience the music and majesty of the season as seen through the heart of a child.
Today, there are over 160 million children worldwide who are without parents. In America there are as many as 144,000 boys and girls in foster care wanting to be adopted.
Change and getting older is inevitable. So how can we make it the best it can be? Families, experts and "wise ones" share insights on aging, facing illness, and cooperating as siblings in the care of aging parents.
Between 1951 and 1976 some 1200 young men refused to join the military. Their religious beliefs forbade their taking another human life. Instead, they volunteered to build homes for refugees, taught farmers modern farming methods, helped villages preserve food for the winter, and built roads. They did this through an alternative service program called PAX. This DVD features the Pax work in Germany, Austria, Greece, Paraguay and the Congo.
Saints and Strangers addresses religious influences from the time of the Mayflower to the Great Awakening, from Plymouth Rock to the War of Independence. It examines groups who were crucial influences during the colonial period — the Church of England, the Puritans, Baptist, Quakers, and others.
This video is an astonishing and beautiful array of nativity scenes collected from across the globe.
50 years after the death of missionaries John and Madge Wood, the Wood family gathered in Ometepec, Mexico to celebrate their legacy. This film is the unforgettable story of their reunion as they not only play and laugh together, but also discover how deeply their parents' love impacted their community and their own family for generations to come.
Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project focuses on the efforts of Detroit’s impoverished Cody Rouge community to remove blight and create a safe environment for students at the local schools, including the hundreds of students who attend Cody High School.
Passion for Justice tells the compelling story of Dr. John Perkins, an integral leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960’s and an evangelical voice for community development and racial reconciliation.