Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather's farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a lovable mutt named Smitty. With help from the unlikely canine companion, Ben learns the importance of friendship, family and responsibility. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through.
Double feature includes Natalie's Rose and Second Chances. Natalie's Rose is about a fifteen year old girl whose world is turned upside down when her mother loses her battle with cancer on Valentine's Day. Second Chances is an uplifting tale of a little girl's physical and emotional reawakening after a car crash claims her father's life.
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.
Suzanne Waters (Karen Abercrombie) has just passed the baton as the principal of the local high school. Having spent a lifetime teaching life lessons, the journey into retirement is about to bring her one of her greatest lessons. As Suzanne reflects back on her life of faithfulness, we are reminded that there are no accidents in God’s Kingdom, no chance meetings, no purposeless steps taken. Also starring TC Stallings and Erin Bethea.
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.
A young boy finds a pair of lost dogs who seem to have miraculous healing powers, but his determination to keep the dogs forces him into confrontation with a dangerous criminal elements, and brings him face-to-face with the potential of his own human spirit.
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.
When lives intertwine during Christmas, hope is the only unifying gift. Family comes in many forms. It's through the love of one little girl that the lives of many are brought together during what turns out to be a most joyful time of the year.
Eight-year-old Zach Bonner dreams of making a difference in the world and will not let anything or anyone stand in his way. Armed with nothing more than a blazing spirit of philanthropy and his beat-up little red wagon, Zach sets out to help the 1.3 million homeless children in America, one wagon full at a time.
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.
Café Diego: The Cost of a Dream is a documentary that follows the life of a Nicaraguan coffee farmer named Diego Chavarria.
When Jess loses custody of her son, she and her boyfriend, Cadon become willing accomplices in a foolish plot, orchestrated by Cadon’s friend Bo, to kidnap the child. As the plan unfolds and tensions escalate, a chaotic hostage situation causes Cadon, Jess, and Bo to make life changing decisions.
This program features many eye-witness reports of people who have seen and heard angels. Their experiences are real and genuine and offer insight into the character of God as he uses his angels to encourage and protect.
Here are three powerfully dramatized short stories that are great for small groups, discussion starters, sermon illustrations and personal reflection.
A young man's perspective is challenged when he learns that his estranged father is dying. Now he must face the truth before his bitterness destroys him. Featuring Antoine McKay (Empire) and Mimi Sagadin, (Return to the Hiding Place)
Meet the Mennonite and Amish people. Eric is an adamant fighter for human rights who discovers a way of life he never knew existed. While attending the funeral of his best friend, Eric meets a young Mennonite girl named Hazel. The Mennonites display an inner peace he can’t understand. As he works side by side with them, Eric comes to understand the source of their peace and finds a personal faith in Christ. Starring Geraldine Page, Pat Hingle, Graham Beckel, and Rachel Thomas.
The true-life story of professional soccer player, Kurt Kuykendall is told in this riveting drama starring Jason Burkey of October Baby. Received five stars from the Dove Foundation-their highest rating!