Scholars debate whether the Star of Bethlehem is a legend created by the early church or a miracle that marked the advent of Christ. Could it be that the star was the result of an document-able cosmic event? Presenter Rick Larson walks you through Biblical, historical and scientific clues revealing the incredible significance of this celestial event as well as the vastness of God's creativity.
Alan Bates narrates these two impressively told stories. The first tells the story of Jacob and Esau as they fight over their birthright. The second tells the story of Joseph, who is sold into slavery by his brothers.
Come along on this comprehensive journey through the life of the Messiah, gain fresh insight into his words and his actions and see the gospel unfold before your eyes. Includes three DVDs each containing an hour long episode plus special bonus commentary.
This is the story of Jesus as seen through the eyes of children who might have lived during the time Jesus lived on earth. They struggle to make sense of it all. They watch Jesus from the crowds. They follow Him to see what this incredible man, who loves children, will do next. They see Him betrayed, wrongly accused, crucified, and buried. But, they remember the promise of Jesus and believe they will see Him again. Children of all ages will enjoy this captivating retelling of the true story of Jesus from a child's perspective.
Ruth, a young Moabite woman, marries Mahlon the Judean, who believes in a merciful God. When he dies, she leaves her own culture to be with her mother-in-law, Naomi. They journey to Judea where Ruth faces hostility as a stranger. She wins the hearts of two powerful men, Boaz and Tob, who vie for her affections, but Ruth's first loyalties are to Naomi and her faith.
Learn about a little-known American heroine in this fascinating true story! Inspired by actual events during the Revolutionary War, Sybil Ludington follows the journey of Colonel Henry Ludington's 16-year-old daughter, who dodged danger and enemy troops to ride 40 rain soaked miles on horseback to save the American colonies from British rule.
Ruth and her brother Philip stay with their overly strict aunt while their parents are overseas. Ruth runs away and learns about the Good Shepherd and His love for lost sheep just like her. Later, when a friend is seriously hurt in an accident and dies, Ruth faces many questions about death. This delightful film will challenge people of all ages to reflect upon life and its ultimate meaning.
Academy Award® winner Robert Duvall headlines this touching story of a down-and-out country singer named Mac and the young widow (Tess Harper) he meets in a small Texas town. But as their relationship blossoms, Mac’s years of hard living resurface when his music star ex-wife (Betty Buckley) appears bringing his estranged daughter (Ellen Barkin) with her. Will Mac’s painful past lead him toward an uncertain future – or will he find a way to move past his sorrow and start a fresh new life?
This rare interview captures on film one of the greatest humanitarians of our time, and has never been available before on DVD. Although biographies appear regularly, the world actually knows very little about Mother Teresa. Apart from a few published speeches and selected prayers, she has not bequeathed any writings.
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.
Raised by an Amish family, Katie Lapp starts a quest to find her birth mother. Along the way, two very different men try to help her overcome a devious scheme to steal her rightful inheritance and divide her heart between two worlds.
From Louisa May Alcott comes this passionate story of forbidden love and dangerous rivalry in 19th-century New England. Beautiful orphan Edith Adelon lives as a paid companion to the wealthy Hamilton family’s daughter, Amy. When Edith falls in love with an eligible bachelor—visiting to court a Hamilton cousin—she struggles to make sense of her position within the household. Starring Meredith Baxter, Tom Conti, Cari Shayne, and Thomas Gibson.
Narrated by Academy Award-winner Ben Kingsley, this multi-award-winning program is the most complete portrait of the world-renowned author considered by many to be the greatest Christian writer of the 20th century.