Why do we celebrate Christmas on December 25? How did Saint Nicholas become Santa Claus? Why do we have Christmas trees? Charting Christmas provides answers to these questions and many more as it explores the history of Christmas.
Cody High: A Life Remodeled Project (winner of three Emmy Awards) focuses on the efforts of Detroit’s impoverished Cody Rouge community to remove blight and create a safe environment for students attending the local schools, including the hundreds of students who attend Cody High School.
"Wow! This was powerful! This is what TRUE ministry looks like. You can sense the love of Jesus in this body of believers as they reach their world for Christ. Every church should see this!" - Alex Kendrick, director of War Room, Courageous, Fireproof
One of the most influential and yet little known figures of eighteenth-century American evangelicalism. Filmed at historical locations throughout the northeastern U.S., David Brainerd: Missionary to the American Indians tells the story of the visionary eighteenth-century missionary whose efforts led to spiritual revival amongst native tribes and inspired generations of Christian leaders to follow in his footsteps.
In this new century, the role of the Catholic Deacon is vital to every Parish. Along with their normal duties, each Deacon has a personal ministry based on St. Paul’s words of faith, hope and love. Their added strength comes from their wives who believe that the greatest of these is love.
An examination of key issues related to the Dead Sea Scrolls, widely regarded as the most significant archeological discovery of the 20th century. There remains much mystery and intrigue as scholars and administrators have fought over access to the materials. This program investigates the scrolls, controversies, key players, and contributions to our understanding of the ancient world and the Bible.
An inspiring documentary about up and coming international Christian recording artist and worship leader Chris Lass. Despite severe traumas and tragedies, including being caught up in a shocking hostage drama, Chris's passion and commitment to Christ burn stronger than ever. A documentary by award-winning film maker Janina Heuttenrauch (Maria Prean: Life Gets Better and Better).
The Fall of Jericho explores what really happened as Joshua and the Israelites experienced one of the Bible’s greatest military victories. Interviews with archaeologist Dr. Bryant Wood and Bible scholar Dr. Frederick Baltz shed new light on the truths found in Scripture about this miraculous event.
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.
Thousands of Chinese children now find themselves in the homes of families across America. Come on an emotional and uplifting journey full of unexpected twists and turns alongside three families who have answered the quiet cry of China that says, find me.
A look at the accomplishments of this remarkable 100-plus-year-old man.
Can we trust the Bible? Our faith is based on the New Testament–but can we really trust the Bible? Skeptics say no, arguing that the Gospel manuscripts have been doctored to push a theological agenda.
Francis and Clare of Assisi — two figures of the Middle Ages who went against all conventions of the times and whose way of life is still a challenge. With both beautiful photography that takes you to the places frequented by Clare and Francis and original music with medieval melodies, their extraordinary tale is told.
This documentary tells the story of Frank Jenner, a street evangelist who at the height of WWII led many to Christ by asking a simple question: “If you died within 24 hours where would your soul be in eternity, Heaven or Hell?” Learn about Jenner’s life and hear from the many people who came to faith through his outreach.
Future of the Church chronicles a three-year journey of 80 interviews with pastors and church influencers from across America. In their journey to find the formula for a fragmented and dying church, the two filmmakers find themselves getting closer to a much bigger answer.
Although he has no arms, his spirit soars, inspiring others with his music and his courage. Tony Melendez may have been born without arms, but that hasn't stopped him from enjoying life to the fullest. Today he is known around the world for playing the guitar with his feet. In this program we meet Tony and see him perform in many locations.
This fascinating documentary presents the events of Gladys' life, chronicled by Carol Purves, author of Chinese Whispers: The Gladys Aylward Story and accompanied by photographs, illustrations, and recordings of Gladys' own voice.