Two thousand years ago a man was born who changed the course of history. He was betrayed by one of his twelve followers and executed for crimes he did not commit. His name is familar to us all -- even if only as a swear word. But who is he -- who is this Jesus? Russell Boulter provides answers to the question in a down-to-earth, no nonsense style. This program has been designed specifically to help people with no previous knowledge of Jesus to have a better understanding of who He is.
A grandfather uses Oscar Wilde's timeless tale, "The Story of the Selfish Giant," to unlock the true meaning of Christmas for his granddaughter. In this story of love and sacrifice, the selfish giant learns that God's unselfish gift encourages us to be filled with joy. Children of all ages will be enchanted by this charming story and its strong Christian message. Original artwork and music are sure to make this a holiday favorite for years and years to come.
Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas the way we do. Why do we give gifts, hang mistletoe, decorate Christmas trees? How did Santa, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and The Nutcracker become Christmas traditions? Learn the origins of these and many other Christmas traditions on this single DVD the whole family will enjoy.
This Christmas experience the music and majesty of the season as seen through the heart of a child.
Hello! And welcome to the Bedbug Bible Gang Christmas Show! The bedbugs have been busy learning their lines for their biggest show of the year--a show all about Jesus' birthday!
Micah, a poor shepherd boy, makes a wonderful discovery amidst the tumult and uncertainty of ancient Israel at the time of Christ’s birth.
Experience the wonders of Christmas more fully. From the Annunciation in Nazareth to the Nativity in Bethlehem, the story is full of insight and joy. The film includes ancient traditions, biblical sites and ancient chants. Filmed on the actual locations in the Holy Land, this is the complete Christmas story.
This video is an astonishing and beautiful array of nativity scenes collected from across the globe.
Joy to the World: The Christmas Story -- When an angel appears to Mary and explains that she's going to have God's baby, Mary agrees to do whatever God would have her do. She and Joseph travel to Bethlehem for the census, but when they arrive at the inn, there is no room for them. The innkeeper lets them stay in the stable where they prepare for the greatest event in history--the birth of Christ.
Discovering the Baby King -- The Story of Christmas follows the search for the baby Jesus from the prophets of the Old Testament through the hunting of King Herod. Discovering the Empty Tomb -- The Story of Easter follows Jesus from his triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday to his glorious resurrection on Easter morning. Discovering the Kingdom -- Jesus' Kingdom Parables retells a handful of Jesus' favorite stories: the parables.
Sent on a journey 170 years into the future, Scrooge encounters a world even colder and greedier than his own, a world that includes a young cutthroat businessman named Timothy Cratchit VI. Will Scrooge be able to turn Cratchit from his selfish ways and teach him the true meaning of Christmas? Mister Scrooge to See You! is a lighthearted and entertaining follow-up to Dicken's classic tale.
Filmed and recorded at Dublin's St. Patrick's Cathedral and Galway's famed Collegiate Church of St. Nicholas, this two-hour soul-stirring concert features hundreds of voices, including America’s West Point Glee Club, soloist Dennis O'Neill, Bernadette Greevy, Catherine Coates, the Galway Baroque Singers and the choristers of Belfast Cathedral.
This film retraces the steps of the Wise Men, to help us better understand the Christmas story.
Long ago in 1844, in the quiet of an Austrian winter, a young priest, Father Joseph Mohr, blesses a newborn child in December. Emotionally moved by the baby boy, he is inspired to write a poem to commemorate the child’s birth. The poem would eventually become the most beloved Christmas carol the world has ever known - sung in more than 120 languages. This magical story for the entire family will touch the heart and soul of all - and features the enchanting harmony of the world-renowned Vienna Boys Choir.
Jesus never traveled more than 100 miles from His birthplace during His three year ministry . . . yet His life has changed the world. Beautifully filmed and dramatically reenacted, this video pilgrimage leads you from Christ's birth to His resurrection. Experience a personal journey with Christ as you walk through the modern-day sites in the Holy Land, and see the actual places where Jesus ministered over 2,000 years ago.
Go Look in the Manger -- Eight-year-old Ricky borrows his mother's favorite record to take to school for show-and-tell on the condition that, if it is broken, he will get no Christmas presents. Candy Makers Christmas -- "Only the finest for the king," cheers the candy maker as he mixes and stirs and twirls his latest creation. As he walks into the snowy night, August is certain that he has made the perfect Christmas present for the royal family.
It’s Christmas Eve in the suburbs of Chicago and a bored and disengaged taxi driver reluctantly accepts one more pickup. He soon begins to suspect that his passenger is planning to commit suicide. The cabbie prolongs the ride in an uncharacteristic attempt to connect and help. See how grace invades the hearts of both men in this powerful short film by Dallas Jenkins, producer of What If…
This episode, The Gift, is a wonderful reminder to celebrate the life of Christ all year long, not just at Christmas.
In this gripping, heart-warming contemporary version from Paulist Productions, Barnaby ekes out a bare existence juggling in the street for coins. He is broken-hearted over the death of his wife and best friend. Barnaby drifts aimlessly until he stays in a small community where he is treated kindly. As Christmas approaches, all are making special gifts for the Lord. Barnaby despairs over having nothing to offer until he discovers a most profound truth about the meaning of Christmas and giving.