Mark van Rensburg is a self-made businessman with two companies, a commercial fishing boat and many medals and awards as a judo champion. His aggressive approach towards life, however, was fueled by a deep anger towards God. A turning point came when he was tragically paralyzed from the neck down as the result of an auto accident. Doctors were surprised he survived at all and gave him less than six months to live. But Mark, as strong-willed as ever, vowed he would walk again.
Bringing Joshua Home tells the personal story of one family who successfully adopted a Russian child. Arthur and Hanna Rasco share the challenges, joys, and drama of adopting their baby boy from Moscow and introducing him into their family. If you've ever wondered what it is like to adopt internationally, this film gives an inside, real-life look into the process from start to finish.
Being fruitful in the marketplace. “The Call to Business” is a wake-up call to business men and women to understand that God has called and anointed them to serve him "full-time" in the marketplace.
Captivated features insights from media experts as well as personal stories from individuals and families who have escaped media addiction and learned to make discerning and God-honoring choices about their use of media technology.
This two-part Bible study explores the beliefs of Islam and illuminates Muslim religious practice. Guiding the discussion is Sam Shamoun, an Arab-Christian born in Kuwait but raised in the United States. Well-grounded in the doctrines of Islam, he believes in Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior.
Nora Lam's story is wrapped up within one of the most incredible marvels in all world history: how the Christian church survived under repressive atheistic communism in China. But it did more than survive. It thrived and multiplied. We can better understand these heroic Chinese Christians through Sung Neng Yee's (Nora Lam) story.
The amazing pilgrimage of C.S. Lewis' stepson, Douglas Gresham. Find out what happened to Douglas and what he absorbed about life and Christianity from Lewis — one of this century’s great communicators of the faith.
Jackie Pullinger comes from the Kensington section of London, England. She is probably best-known for her book, Crack in the Wall. She arrived in Hong Kong in 1966 and learned to love the "physically poor and morally poor" people she found there. She believes "wherever it is most dark must be the easiest place for the light to shine."
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.
The religious conversation about LGBTQ issues often erupts into depersonalized debates about biblical passages or scientific studies. In Dear Church: I’m Gay, you’ll follow the journey of real people who have wrestled with their faith, sexuality, or gender, and you’ll see that these issues aren’t just about issues. They’re about people. Real people. Beautiful people created in God’s image.
In this emotionally charged program, teenagers open up their hearts with a rare and raw honesty to reveal the devastating hurt they feel inside when they cannot lovingly connect with their dads. Teens will find that they are not alone and will better understand what some of their peers are going through. Great for youth, dads, or family programs.
For those who want a close and intimate portrait of Bonhoeffer. This video follows the life of the martyred theologian as vividly recalled by those closest to him: his friends, family, and students. Included are Bonhoeffer family photographs that have never been shown before.
Writing from her own experience as a widow, as well as a single missionary in the jungles of Ecuador, Elisabeth Elliot sensitively explores loneliness which she believes has reached "epidemic" proportions in today's fragmented and transient age.
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.
Entertaining Angels: The Dorothy Day Story shows how she served New York's poor and became a voice for the voiceless. The film shows Dorothy’s struggle as she establishes the Catholic Worker movement and commits herself to a lifetime of peacemaking, battling for justice, and hands-on service to the poor.
Facing Extinction is a call to action for Western Christians to come to the aid of the Christians of Iraq. It gives specific advice on how individuals can lobby the U.S. government to change the current policy and work to end this humanitarian crisis before it is too late.
On October 8, 1944, a 37-year-old Italian priest named Father Placido Cortese exits the Basilica of St. Antonio in Padua and gets into a waiting car which then drives away. He is never seen again. Through extraordinary eyewitness accounts and official records, we learn about the young priest's abduction by the Gestapo and of his refusal, in the face of brutal torture, to name his collaborators to save hundreds of lives.
Faultless: The American Orphan was created to inspire and equip Christ's followers to more deeply love and care for hurting children in America.
In this video, family survivors reveal their intimate stories and aching pain to assist other survivors and to help the broader community understand the unique and terrible grief of suicide. This documentary explores Protestant, Catholic, Jewish, and Greek Orthodox responses to suicide.