An urban family that can't seem to get along gets stranded in a remote, impoverished lumber town two days before Christmas. When they become involved in the town's home-grown Christmas pageant, they not only help solve the town's problems but learn to connect with each other just in time for the holidays.
It’s Christmas Eve in the suburbs of Chicago and a bored and disengaged taxi driver reluctantly accepts one more pickup. He soon begins to suspect that his passenger is planning to commit suicide. The cabbie prolongs the ride in an uncharacteristic attempt to connect and help. See how grace invades the hearts of both men in this powerful short film by Dallas Jenkins, director of What If…
Host Christopher Gornold-Smith, historian and Bible teacher, takes you into the heart of each of the Gospels. Combining remarkable shots of the Holy Land with dramatized scenes and clear analysis of each gospel account, Christopher invites us into the world of Jesus.
Based on Henry van Dyke's classic, The Story of the Other Wise Man, this fictional story set in Biblical times is told in gently comic terms. A Magi named Artaban (Martin Sheen) sees a sign in the heavens that he hopes will lead him and his faithful servant to the Messiah. Artaban takes with him three precious gifts to present to the Messiah. For 33 years Artaban pursues Jesus, only to miss Him at every turn.
From the makers of The Chosen Series, this special Christmas program was produced and released as a preview of the ongoing and widely watched web/television series about Jesus and his disciples.
Hello! And welcome to the Bedbug Bible Gang Christmas Show! The bedbugs have been busy learning their lines for their biggest show of the year--a show all about Jesus' birthday!
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.
Three fascinating documentaries exploring the mystery of the star of Bethlehem.
Scholars debate whether the Star of Bethlehem is a legend created by the early church or a miracle that marked the advent of Christ. Could it be that the star was the result of an document-able cosmic event? Presenter Rick Larson walks you through Biblical, historical and scientific clues revealing the incredible significance of this celestial event as well as the vastness of God's creativity.
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.
Lovable puppies, a family Christmas, and a big city full of excitement all add up to an adventure that every child should experience. Spunky, our hero begins his journey to his new home and soon discovers how much it really means to have a loving master.
It's the Christmas season, but Christy Byrne hasn't felt much joy since his wife died. When business brings him and his two children from Nova Scotia to New York City, his all-work attitude causes a fallout. Meanwhile, Catherine O'Meara is finding her "Look Up" project for a Manhattan art museum personally challenging. The project urges New Yorkers to look upward and experience the holidays in a new way—a difficult notion for a woman struggling through her third Christmas since losing her husband to cancer. (CC)
Veteran sports anchor, Bruce Dalton, lives life “for the win.” But, to his family, friends, and those around him, that’s not always a positive thing. After getting into a brawl with a referee at his son’s basketball game, Dalton is sentenced to community service as a Salvation Army bell ringer during the Christmas season. Approaching even raising donations and filling food baskets as a game to be won, things quickly go south. Will Dalton learn that life isn’t a win-or-lose game, but a sport best played as a team? Dalton’s job and relationship with his family hang on that very question.
This 1935 British film version of Charles Dickens’ holiday classic stars Sir Seymour Hicks as the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, who scoffs at the yuletide spirit around him. But on Christmas Eve, he embarks on a journey led by three spirits who convince him to mend his ways and embrace the joys of Christmas.
What would it look like if Jesus were born in the 21st Century? Savior is a contemporary interpretation of the Christmas story set in modern England. Mary and Joe are working class twenty-somethings planning for their wedding and trying make ends meet. Everything changes when a supernatural visitor announces to Mary that she will bear the Savior of the world!
Saving Christmas is an engaging story that provides a Biblical basis for our time-honored traditions and celebrations, and the inspiration to stand strongly against a culture that wants to trivialize and eliminate the faith elements of this holy season. So take in the splendor' take in the majesty; take in the story. Take it all in... and let's put Christ back in Christmas!
Everybody knows the story of Santa Claus, the red–suited figure who lives at the North Pole and distributes gifts to good children every Christmas eve. But is there any historical evidence on which this jolly old character is based? Was there a real Santa Claus? To answer that question, host Mark Wilson, a distinguished historian and archeologist travels not to the North Pole but to modern day Turkey and Italy. There he uncovers clues that lead to the truth about the man behind the legend.