With the children’s constant bickering, pretty packages and a sweet-smelling tree don’t come close to filling the McDonald home with the true spirit of the first Christmas. Then Mom remembers an old tradition of building a soft bed for Baby Jesus one straw at a time. Each time someone secretly does something nice for another family member, he or she gets to add a single straw to the manger. Soon the children's quarreling and negative feelings subside and the homemade crib is overflowing. But for one family member, a required act of kindness becomes more than he can take.
Eight-year-old Zach Bonner dreams of making a difference in the world and will not let anything or anyone stand in his way. Armed with nothing more than a blazing spirit of philanthropy and his beat-up little red wagon, Zach sets out to help the 1.3 million homeless children in America, one wagon full at a time.
The Man Who Saved Christmas is a heartwarming drama based on the life of innovative inventor and toy maker A. C. Gilbert (Jason Alexander), a man with a belief that playing helps children learn, imagine, and dream.
Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde examines the inspirational life of Dayton O. Hyde as a modern-day renaissance man and one of the last old-style cowboys. Through heroic determination, he is preserving part of the American West with a breathtaking 12,000-acre prairieland Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary in South Dakota that he has maintained for the last 25 years and where more than 500 mustangs now run free—all rescued from the controversial wild horse roundups in the west.
Saving Christmas is an engaging story that provides a Biblical basis for our time-honored traditions and celebrations, and the inspiration to stand strongly against a culture that wants to trivialize and eliminate the faith elements of this holy season. So take in the splendor' take in the majesty; take in the story. Take it all in... and let's put Christ back in Christmas!
Shane, Oliver, Norman, and Rita work together in the Dead Letter Office to answer all notes to Santa, and are especially touched by the plea from a young girl who just wants her mom home from the hospital for Christmas. The team comes together like never before to help the child, but soon discovers that they have reignited their own faith in the most wonderful time of the year.
Though just fifteen, Simon Jackson shows the world how one boy can truly make a difference. Simon has always been shy and introverted, until his life changes in on instant. Attacked in the remote wilderness, Simon is rescued by a rare white Kermode bear, also known as Spirit Bears. When he learns that only 400 of these beautiful endangered creatures are left, he finds his voice and transforms into a political activist.
This live-action feature, based on one of America's most loved children's books, is now a must-see family movie experience. Oscar nominee Tom Berenger stars as a recluse with a secret past until a widowed mother (Joely Richardson) and her young son move into town and commission the ill-tempered woodcarver to create a replica of a nativity set given to the boy by his father. A story of love, redemption and above all, hope, makes The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey a holiday classic for years to come.
Set includes Treasures of the Snow and Tanglewoods' Secret.
In this continuation of the classic novel, Billy returns from WWII to his grandfather's home and tries to readjust to civilian life. But the killing he witnessed in the war, along with the loss of a leg, have embittered him. It is through the gift of two puppies and a new friend that Billy rediscovers himself. Starring Doug McKeon and Wilfred Brimley. Award winner for excellence by the film advisory board
Starring Hayden Panettiere & Ally Walker Bah! Humbug! Susan Stone is definitely what you'd call a modern-day scrooge. Out of nowhere, a cheerful, carefree seven-year-old girl named Suzie helps the adult Susan rediscover and recapture the love of life that she's lost.