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.
At a seminar for high school students dealing with sex and relationships from a Christian perspective, Jason Evert, M.A. took the guys aside and Ellen Marie, M.S., took the girls aside for separate sessions where participants could ask any question they wanted related to this important subject area. The answers given are as candid as the questions but full of understanding and respect for the struggles of young people today.
Are science and Christian faith incompatible? Professor Stephen Taylor of the University of Liverpool presents two insightful lectures on the relationship between science and Christianity and argues that science and faith should not be enemies but friends. Taylor highlights scientists past and present who saw no contradiction between their faith and their scientific work, examples include: Michael Faraday, Lord Kelvin and Francis Collins. Taylor also lays out the evidence for intelligent design.
Dr. Stott shows from the pages of Scripture the uniqueness of Jesus and how He is the center of history. He demonstrates that there has never been another like Him on the face of the earth. Dr. Stott unfolds how the New Testament, in all of its parts with diverse but complementary perspectives, joins in a chorus of witness and praise to Jesus Christ as Savior of the world and the Lord of history.
In this two-part lecture Dr. Stott provides a rapid bird's eye view of the remarkable effects that Jesus has had on some of the greatest change agents in all history. He shows how Jesus has been the motivator, inspiration, source of strength, model and goal for diverse heroic efforts. Nine various case studies are set forth.
The late Chuck Colson called Vishal Mangalwadi, “One of the greatest Christian worldview thinkers of our time.” Now, Mangalwadi, an Indian-born intellectual, social reformer, and author of 13 books, has released a series of lectures on DVD called Must the Sun Set on the West?
Do you find it difficult to relate to your teenager? Mary Ronan can help. In speaking to thousands of teens each year, Mary has discovered the three things that most concern our youth today: pressure, drugs and alcohol, and sex.
Finally, a program that really connects with teens about sex! In this dynamic, high-energy presentation, Mary Beth Bonacci talks to teens about the "do's" of chastity. Using Scripture and humorous, down-to-earth examples from teenage life, she shows that chastity is more than just abstinence -- chastity is active. It's about loving in a relationship the way that God intended. Mary Beth Bonacci challenges teens all over the world every year, offering practical suggestions to help young people make responsible choices in their relationships.
This six-part series has been developed for 14- and 15-year-olds to prepare them for the sexual decisions they will face. The series features Mary Ronan, a registered nurse who has worked with teens for over ten years. Mary is a gifted communicator who helps prepare young teens to think through major choices, especially those dealing with love, sex and relationships. Includes a 56-page guide in PDF.
Before a teen audience, Pam gives a powerful presentation on sex, love and relationships. Teenagers love Pam Stenzel because she tells it to them straight, mincing no words in showing how the pervasive sexual permissiveness of our culture is a deceptive trap. Every young person should have the benefit of the hard-hitting reality check. Pam’s message is helping thousands avoid disastrous consequences of unwise choices. This is material every teenager deserves to know. It concerns nothing less than their whole life and future.
Teenagers have been betrayed! They have not been told the whole truth about the consequences of sexual activity, experimentation and permissiveness. Teenagers love Pam Stenzel because she tells it to them straight, mincing no words in showing how the pervasive sexual permissiveness of our culture is a deceptive trap. Every young person should have the benefit of the hard-hitting reality check in this four-part series. Pam's message is helping thousands avoid disastrous consequences of unwise choices. Includes a 48-page leader's guide and reproducible student worksheets in PDF.
You know of her through the TV series "Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye." Now here is the rest you didn’t know, and her story is sure to capture a place in your heart. In this program, Sue tells how God helped her overcome daunting obstacles to share her message of hope and inspiration with others.
This video presents a Christian perspective on sex and reveals to teens the reasons for pre-marital abstinence. It focuses not only on the physical, but also reveals the male/female perspective on the emotional and relational benefits from living according to the Biblical truths on sexuality.
In this series you will find out why the Ten Commandments are so potent, how they cut through the maze of psychobabble, how they get to the center of issues of the heart and how they affect the way we live.
Human trafficking and sexual abuse are real problems in all parts of the world, even our own neighborhoods. As Christians, we have a responsibility to help those who are in need. Hosted by Biblical Seminary and presented by professionals in the field, this DVD seminar addresses those pertinent issues.
LECTURE 1 -- Karma and Reincarnation: Foundations for Ethics and Personal Significance While much of secular philosophy tells us we can't know if we live in a moral universe, karma and reincarnation tell us the universe is a perfect system of cause and effect...whatever you did in your past life will catch up to you in the next life. But what about free will? Are we really just cogs in a cosmic machine? How does the Judeo-Christian worldview address the problem of ethical behavior and personal dignity?
LECTURE 2 -- Buddhism: Escape into Emptiness Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi says that Buddhism is a serious contender for religious preeminence in the West. Having rejected the Bible, many are attracted to Buddhism's offer of tranquility and escape from self. What does Buddhism teach and how does it compare to the Christian Gospel?
LECTURE 3 -- Hinduism: The Science of Becoming One with Everything Hinduism is a powerful worldview, and many facets of that worldview are gaining acceptance in the West. Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi traces the complex history of Hinduism in India and explores the ramifications of the idea that everything in the universe is one.
LECTURE 4 -- Yoga: Seven Paths of Salvation in Hinduism In this lecture we learn about the various types of Yoga and the spiritual worldview that forms the background of this popular practice. Dr. Mangalwadi answers the question: Can a person engage in Yoga as a form of exercise and relaxation without necessarily buying into all its religious implications?
LECTURE 6 -- Ecology: The Responsibility of Being Human Many believe that global warming and other ecological crises are the number one threat to humanity and the planet, while others believe that global warming is a hoax. Why are ecological issues so divisive? In this lecture, Dr. Mangalwadi explores various philosophies of the environment and asks: If the crisis is real, who is to blame? Is religion or secularism at the heart of the problem? How are we to understand the biblical mandate to “subdue and rule over the earth”?
LECTURE 7 -- Vegetarianism: The Ethics of Eating Meat In this lecture, Dr. Mangalwadi explores the history and meaning of vegetarianism from the Eastern religious viewpoint, the secular viewpoint and the Judeo-Christian viewpoint. Is vegetarianism healthier than eating meat? Is it cruel to slaughter animals for food? Why do most Christians reject vegetarianism?
In this seven-part series of fascinating lectures, renowned scholar Dr. Vishal Mangalwadi explores the philosophy and religious practices that evolved in and around his native India and contrasts them with Judeo-Christian beliefs.