After the tragic death of his ex-girlfriend, Kyle Foster struggles to accept the responsibility of being a father to the young daughter, Teigan, who they had together. Amidst pressure from Teigan's grandfather Bill for legal custody and Kyle's desire to pursue his dreams of being a professional musician, he strives to find his way.
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.
Lassie is determined to help a cynical city boy named Matt, who turns even more resentful when his family relocates to rural Virginia. Soon after this move, a bright collie enters the family's life and winds up with the name Lassie because of the television show, which Matt's younger sister watches passionately. Lassie sets out to cheer Matt up and introduce him to the wonders of nature, while also helping the family stand its ground against rich, unpleasant neighbors.
A little shepherd boy dies on his eighth birthday and is whisked to Heaven, where he has a hard time accepting he's really dead and he just wishes to return home. His assigned guardian angel tries his best to help the shepherd boy adjust to his new home, even allowing him to return to Earth to retrieve his special treasure box and to see his parents again. When the shepherd boy witnesses the birth of Jesus, he comes to realize what truly is important in the world.
Grace McQueen (Jessica Tandy) has a gift for storytelling that brings a troubled family together during Christmastime and envelops them in a world of imagination. When Grace is offered her own TV show she must decide between becoming a celebrity or staying true to herself. The Christmas Story Lady is a heart-warming tale about the importance of being true to yourself and spending time with your family much in the spirit of the classic film Miracle on 34th Street.
Kane Madison works long hours as an architect trying to make a name for himself in a cutthroat industry. His young wife is sick, and though he loves her deeply, he's at the office more than by her bedside. In a parallel netherworld of spirit warriors, an 18th century Ronin fights off a masked demon and his army while he seeks enlightenment. Kane and his doppleganger Ronin deal with coinciding challenges, slowly developing knowledge and maturity.
Bobby Graham is a twelve-year-old boy whose personal problems haven't gotten in the way of his dream: to win the American Soapbox Derby Championship. With the odds against him - including his school foe and main competition in the race - Bobby is determined to prove himself with a personal best and unbeatable new self-confidence.
The arrival of the railroad brings growing pains for Hope Valley, and Elizabeth finds she doesn't have enough school supplies for all of her students. Rosemary helps her settle on the idea of a carnival to raise funds. But also "helping" is Ray Wyatt, the railroad representative, who launches a campaign to replace Elizabeth as Hope Valley's schoolteacher! Meanwhile, Abigail tries to find a balance between good business and what's good for the town, and Frank, Bill and Jack find their hands full after the Tate brothers break out of jail… and begin their own campaign to rob the bank!
Jack finally gets Elizabeth to agree to join him for a dinner date just as Elizabeth's young sister arrives in Coal Valley, surprising Elizabeth. Julie is accompanied by the man who has been sent to inform Jack of his new posting, and become the new Constable of Coal Valley.
An eight-year-old boy is willing to do whatever it takes to end World War II so he can bring his father home. This story reveals the indescribable love a father has for his little boy and the love a son has for his father. Rated PG-13.
When the family patriarch dies suddenly, the Delvecchio's are thrown into crisis. Family secrets and simmering feuds between brothers, fathers and sons threaten to undo the family until God intervenes.
This full-color, 64-page booklet features the writings of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, Dorothy Sayers, George MacDonald, and others, with daily reflections penned by modern influencers.
It's time to encounter the authentic Jesus! In this fresh and innovative series of short teaching films, church leader and gifted communicator Andy Frost asks us to take a new look at Jesus. Is he the Jesus we think we know? Built around remarkably authentic dramatic reenactments from the Gospels combined with Frost's incisive biblical commentary, each 12-15 minute episode will peel away our safe and sanitized views of Jesus and reveal the original Jesus of the Gospels. Each installment includes challenging questions for discussion and mediative prayers by Andy Frost.
After unintentionally causing the death of his boss' daughter by his negligence, Carl desperately wants to be forgiven. Carl's boss, Gary, allows Carl to keep his job and maintain their friendship. But when an accident occurs with a new hire, Carl must choose whether or not to forgive as he has been forgiven.
Experience the wonders of Christmas more fully. From the Annunciation in Nazareth to the Nativity in Bethlehem, the story is full of insight and joy. The film includes ancient traditions, biblical sites and ancient chants. Filmed on the actual locations in the Holy Land, this is the complete Christmas story.
After the loss of the family farm, the Thompsons head west for a fresh start. John’s struggle to provide for his family is bolstered by the childlike faith of his young son who, despite his new environment, inspires everyone he meets to consider the true meaning of Christmas. After a mysterious stagecoach rider visits in the dark hours of Christmas Eve, even John must believe that his troubles are temporary, and miracles do happen on Christmas.
Topsy Turvy (Responsibility) -- The town's residents slack off their responsibilities to pursue music careers, professional leapfrogging and martial arts, leaving Carlos alone to face a near disaster.
No Prize Surprise (Appreciation for what we have) -- Carlos has a gleam in his eye for a cool gadget just like Sluggy's. A blunder of the mouth boomerangs back to Carlos, bringing him to his senses as to the real treasures he possesses.
Litterbug (Care of the environment) -- While the rest of their schoolmates participate in cleaning their school grounds, Carlos and Antonio give everyone the slip and head out for a day of fun in the sun at the local beach. Little do they realize, however, that while they are away, their busy friends experience an earth-shattering event as giant-sized objects begin to pelt the town!