About Miracles features four dramatic, true stories about modern day miracles. Told by the actual people involved and featuring gripping reenactments, these stories will amaze you as they strengthen your faith.
Chain of Life tells the inspirational story of Rick Boyle, a man who overcame extraordinary obstacles to become an avid long distance bicyclist, mentor of young people, and a teacher in his church.
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.
Peter Jackson is an accomplished British pianist who has been blind since the age of two. In this live performance recorded before an audience in Fraserburgh, Scotland, Peter plays favorite hymns as well as classical and jazz pieces. He also shares his amazing story of faith and perseverance.
Lourdes is the most famous of all shrines to the Virgin Mary. Every year it attracts thousands of pilgrims. But Lourdes is not only about spectacular "miracles." Its central theme is that of inner healing. Lourdes is about physical and spiritual healing, recollection, prayer and inner peace.
Set against a moving sound track, American author F. LaGard Smith walks us through the English countryside, reflecting on themes that touch us all at points in our lives in a series of short timeless parables.
Overlord: A Mighty Host looks back seventy years on the greatest military operation in history when 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of northern France. This awesome military event is examined from the point of view of those who survived that extraordinary conflict.
Here is an inside look at what it is like to live with a mental illness and how individuals and their families find their way through medical, governmental, societal and spiritual issues--to hope.
The twelve apparitions incorporated within the fourteen Stations of Joy explain the ultimate purpose of Jesus' life, death and Resurrection during the fifty day period from the feast of Easter until Pentecost. For each of the Stations there is a narrative taken from the final chapters of each of the four Gospels. This devotion parallels the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary.
Thousands of elementary, high school and college kids play competitive soccer in the U.S. and the sport continues to gain in popularity here on the professional level. In the UK and the rest of Europe "football" is wildly popular but did you know that many of the the English Premiere League teams have roots in the church? Get the scoop on the hidden history of the game and Thank God for Football! (er... umm...Soccer!)
In this colorful, award-winning PBS documentary, Mennonite historian John Ruth takes us sympathetically into the Amish mindset. An updated look at Amish origins, beliefs, farm life, childhood, school, worship, recreation, courtship, horse transportation, barn-raising, land pressures and cottage industry.
The Way of the Cross is a devotional exercise which uses prayers performed before representations of various incidents that occurred during Christ's journey to the Cross on Calvary. These stations in St. Patrick Church in Erie, PA, are beautiful life-size images made of carved stone or wood, mosaic, oil painting and fresco. These meditations offer understanding, healing and joy. They help draw us closer to Jesus and encourage us to love Him even more.
Trappist monks trace their history through 1,700 years of Western civilization. In this documentary, the reality of monastic life, as lived at Mepkin Abbey, a Trappist monastery in South Carolina, combines with fascinating images of the past to explore how the humility, contemplation, and simple life of monks fit into the modern world.
Walk hand-in-hand with four cancer patients who discover new meaning and purpose for their lives even as they face an unknown future. These courageous individuals testify about how their faith sustained them every step of the way from diagnosis through treatment and how hope in Christ continues to guide them on their unexpected journey.
Here is an amazing story of hope from the horrific massacre at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999, where many innocent lives were lost. One of those was Rachel Joy Scott, mercilessly murdered for her faith in God.
Ashes to Glory: An Easter Devotional on DVD takes viewers on a devotional journey from the remembrance of Ash Wednesday to the celebration of Resurrection Sunday. Each day contains a brief devotion (2-3 minutes) that reflects on a treasured song, poem, tradition, Scripture, character of the Passion story, or work of art that enhances the meaning of the season.
Born tongue-tied and dyslexic and suffering at the hands of abusive parents, Robert Hicks seemed to be doomed to a life of pain and poverty. But a miraculous transformation would allow him to become a remarkably productive businessman and prolific publisher of gospel literature.