A gripping, true story of faith on the high seas from World War II. A liner carrying 144 missionaries, bound for mission work in Africa, was mistakenly shelled and sunk by a Nazi warship off the coast of South Africa.
This 30-minute documentary tells the story of an American family’s journey from a comfortable life in San Diego into groundbreaking missionary work with an isolated tribal group in Papua New Guinea. See how God used ordinary people to bring the Bible to the Yembi people.
This is the story of a missionary who died alone on a desolate island within sight of the land of his life's dream, unaware that he had forever changed the face and the race of Christianity.
Muslim and Christian Alternatives A brief look at the history of peacemaking in both Christian and Muslim tradition, plus stories of how these faith groups work for peace. Stories include: * A peace camp for Christian, Jewish and Muslim children building bridges of understanding about each others' faiths * A project where Muslims and Christians work together to make quilts for refugees and learn to know one another * A health clinic established by a group of Muslim medical students to serve their low-income neighbors * A Christian Peacemaker Team providing a peaceful presence in Iraq
In this inspiring documentary, you will witness unique footage of the impact of one man's faith and what God can do when one obeys His call. Sunday's courage has an effect that no one dared to dream of: it changed the hearts of thousands of people.
Samuel Morris, African Missionary to North America features interviews with historians, authors and representatives from Taylor University as well as historical photos and new graphic illustrations that bring the story to life.
In honor of Archbishop Oscar Romero of El Salvador, the Romero Collector's Edition film has been remastered and chronicles the amazing true transformation of an apolitical, complacent priest to a committed leader, who started a revolution without guns, without an army, without fear.
George Müller (1805-1898) was a German playboy who found Christ and then gave his life to serve Christ unreservedly. His mission was to rescue orphans from the wretched street life that enslaved so many children in England during the time of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist. Müller did rescue, care for, feed, and educate such children by the thousands. The costs were enormous for such a great work. Yet, amazingly, he never asked anyone for money. Instead he prayed, and his children never missed a meal.
Our Lady of Guadalupe, Mother of America explores the significance of the Blessed Mother's appearances to St. Juan Diego.
Kevin hates living on the mission field. Mario is in a constant struggle for survival on the streets of manila. Rina is abducted with no hope of escape. When the three cross paths, they find themselves in an adventure they will never forget. One that will change their lives forever. This exciting film is for the whole family but is especially suitable for junior high age viewers.
The amazing story of missionary Maria Prean is told in this award-winning documentary by Janina Huettenrauch. Maria was 60 years old when she decided to start a new life. She moved from Austria to Uganda, a country with more than two million orphans.
Doctor Helen Roseveare, affectionately called "Mama Luka," pioneered vital medical work in the rain forests of the Belgian Congo—now Zaire. After Independence in 1964, the country was ravaged by the Simba Rebellion. Helen, caught up in the horror of the revolution, was beaten, raped and imprisoned by the rebels. Mama Luka Comes Home vividly tells her story of forgiveness and faithfulness to those she came to serve. This is a story of love overcoming hatred, brutality, and racial prejudice.
This is a survey course designed to further stimulate your curiosity by providing glimpses of some of the pivotal events in the spread Christianity and sketches of great Christian figures who have significantly affected Christian history thereby shaping the history of the world. Kit includes six half-hour programs and PDFs of the leader's guide, program scripts, and student workbook.
Take a journey into the life and mission of Guglielmo Massaja, a remarkable 19th century Catholic missionary, Capuchin friar, and Cardinal.
Includes three film classics: Word of Fire, Peace Child, and Through Gates of Splendor.
The Gospel Films Archive is a multi-volume collection of rare and vintage Christian dramas and documentaries produced throughout the 20th century by independent Christian producers as well as major Hollywood studios. The GFA Missions Collection documents the profoundly important pioneer work of individuals and organizations in missionary fields worldwide.
It is a phenomenon that has been lamented for years -- the many thousands of homeless street children living on the streets in Brazil. These are truly the throwaway children. The horror and scandal of their plight seems almost too dreadful to contemplate. But a Dutch couple with five children of their own, couldn't sit by knowing of the countless young lives trapped in this kind of desperate situation.
While in China, Gladys Aylward, began to take in unwanted children, eventually numbering about 100. With Japan invasion of China ongoing, Gladys and the 100 children traveled for days on foot across the mountains to safety. Gladys continued her work with children until her death in 1970.