The Christian Church has given the world many great hymns which are still sung with enthusiasm, gratitude and faith. Many of these favorites are sung again and again in tiny gospel halls, in churches of all denominations and in great cathedrals. Their uplifting melodies, memorable poetry and timeless message have truly seeped into the heart and soul of the saints for generations.
Friends in Jesus tells the story behind two classic hymns written by Irish hymn writers and gives insight into what makes them so precious to the church "What a Friend We Have in Jesus" written by Joseph Scriven and "There's a Green Hill Far Away" by Cecil Frances Alexander.
In this six-session video Bible study, Rebekah Lyons explores why we all want to know, beyond a shadow of a doubt, what we were made for. Yet many of us believe that calling feels like something held for the exclusive few. Rebekah s heart is to dismantle that idea, to remind each and every one of us that God has plans for something specific if we have ears to hear the still small voice of a Father that beckons.
What if we pressed into finding our truest selves hidden below the surface?
Rebekah has traveled the country sharing with vulnerability her own pain and struggles to hear God and follow Him. I have prayed with hands laid for healing and deliverance on women considering suicide, experiencing trauma, fighti ... more
"I've always been drawn to hands. I think it's because it's the way we touch people," wrote Rachel Joy Scott in her journal. "If one person could go out of their way to show compassion, it could start a chain reaction."
After praying, "Father, use my life to touch the world and let your light shine through me," Rachel's renewed commitment to Jesus played out compassionately and powerfully at her high school and around the world.
I'm Not Ashamed, is the inspiring true story of Rachel Joy Scott at Columbine High School. When her hopes and dreams seemed to end, God was just getting started.
In this six-session video Bible study bestselling author Lysa TerKeurst helps women to explore the roots of rejection; the lies we believe as a result; and the truth about who God is, who we are, and what it looks like to live loved.
The enemy wants us to feel rejected . . . left out, lonely, and less than. When we allow him to speak lies through our rejection, he pickpockets our purpose. Cripples our courage. Dismantles our dreams. And blinds us to the beauty of Christ's powerful love.
In these six powerful teaching sessions filmed in the Holy Land, Lysa shares the truth of God's Word to help women: Release the desire to fall apart or control the actions of others by embracing God-honoring ways to process their hu ... more
A dozen different souls?all moving in different directions, all longing for something more. As their lives unexpectedly intersect, they each are about to discover there is power in the Cross of Christ ? even if they don?t believe it. Yet.
When a local pastor is shaken to the core by the visible faith of an old street-corner preacher, he is reminded that true belief always requires action. His response ignites a faith-fueled journey that powerfully impacts everyone it touches in ways that only God could orchestrate.
This stirring new film from the creators of God?s Not Dead is in theaters now. More than a movie, it?s a question we all must answer in our lifetimes: DO YOU BELIEVE?
In Because of Bethlehem, a four-session video Bible study, Max Lucado explores how the One who made everything chose to make himself nothing and come into our world. Jesus birth gives us the promise that God is always near us, always for us, and always within us and that we no longer need to have marks on our record.
In He Chose the Nails, a five-session video Bible study, Max continues by examining the gifts that Christ gave at his crucifixion. These include not only the gift of the cross, but also the gift of the thorns, the nails, and the empty tomb. The cross is rich with God s gifts of grace, and as we unwrap them, we will hear him whisper, I did it just for you ... more
Based on the New York Times best selling book of the same name. When a semi-truck crushed pastor Don Piper's car on January 18, 1989, he was killed instantly. The first rescue workers to arrive on the scene confirmed him dead, and Don's body laid under a tarp for the 90 minutes following. His soul though, was experiencing love, joy, and life like he'd never known before. Don was in Heaven.
Through the prayers of another pastor, Don was brought back to life, and he became a living miracle. For Don though, this was a miracle he wish hadn't happened. Replacing Heaven's bliss was excruciating pain and emotional turmoil. With continued prayers and support by his family and friends, both near and far, Don held onto hi ... more
Based on the award-winning TV series "The Way of the Master, the Basic Training Course is specially formatted to train believers in a group setting to simply and confidently share the gospel with family, friends, and strangers. This eight-session course is the cream of the crop — it includes the best of the series plus brand new footage.
If you've been wanting to help a small group, Sunday school class, or your entire church learn how to witness using The Way of the Master, this comprehensive course is the ideal training tool!
These lessons will teach you to overcome your fears by using a proven, powerfully effective way to make the gospel make sense. You won't be at a loss for words. You don't need ... more
Who is God, and how can we know Him? The Bible claims to be the direct revelation of our Creator. So if the biblical record is true, it is a primary means by which the God of the universe has revealed Himself to mankind. However, if it can be proved false, then the God of whom it speaks is simply one more pretender in the assembly of gods that man has created. In Is the Bible Reliable? Dr. Stephen Meyer challenges you to examine the historical and archaeological evidence to determine for yourself the veracity and accuracy of biblical Scripture. Is the Bible true? You decide. Includes two DVDs, each with five 30-minute lessons, and a 96-page, two-color discussion guide. Discussion guide also sold separately.
Ideal for small groups, this nine-session DVD helps participants learn the secrets and cultivate the habit of setting and maintaining healthy boundaries that provide the framework for rich, productive relationships. Designed to be used with the Boundaries Participant's Guide, Revised.
This is a very well done adaptation of the famous book by John Bunyan from the producer of Escape From Hell, The Gathering, and Final Exit. Follow "Christian" on his journey to find the truth about heaven and experience the encounters he meets along the way. This allegory has very good truth presented in this movie with many specials effect. It has the right message for anyone who wants to understand more about the real Christian life journey.
Cast: Dan Kruse, Hugh McLean, Jeremiah Geulzo
Writer, Producer, Director: Danny Carrales
Extra feature: Director and Special Effects Commentary
103 Minutes, Drama
With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul, meet as strangers.
Guided by handwritten letters from their fathers from the battlefield, they embark on an unforgettable journey to The Wall?the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Along the way, they discover the devastation of war cannot break the love of a father for his son. FAITH OF OUR FATHERS: a story of fatherhood; a journey of brotherhood.Starring Stephen Baldwin, Kevin Downes, David A.R. White, Rebecca St. James, with Si Robertson and Candace Cameron Bure.
How can it be? When we're naked and ashamed and alone in our brokenness, Christ envelopes us with his intimate grace. When we're rejected and abandoned and shattered beyond wanting, Jesus cups our face, "Come close, my Beloved." When we're dirty and tear-stained and despairing, Jesus Christ proposes undying, dying love: All that you painfully are and are carrying I'll take. And all that I perfectly am and have is yours.Just take me.
There is a wooing that washes our wounds. Falling into this intimacy with him is the one thing we pray to never recover from. This kind of intimacy can only be tasted and swallowed, and it burns a holy yes through our begging veins.
Taken into slavery after the fall of Jerusalem in 605 B.C., Daniel (Robert Miano) is forced to serve the most powerful king in the world, King Nebuchadnezzar. Faced with imminent death, Daniel proves himself a trusted advisor and is placed among the king?s wise men. Threatened by death at every turn Daniel never ceases to serve the king until he is forced to choose between serving the king and honoring God. With his life at stake Daniel has nothing but his faith to stand between him and the lions? den.
Negative thinking can be a constant thorn in the side--not to mention in achieving important lifetime goals. With this program, best-selling author Joyce Meyer teaches viewers how to regain control of their lives by exploring--and ultimately modifying--the way they think. Included here are four programs: "What's Been on Your Mind Lately?," "Thinking Your Way Out of Bondage," "What Would Jesus Think?" and "Think About What You Are Thinking."
Finding freedom from your fears is easier than you think. Let Max Lucado help you or your small group explore and find a spiritual solution to the growing minefield of fear. What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats? In these six DVD sessions, "Fearless" addresses some of your biggest fears and shows you how the solution may be easier than you think.
With more than 80,000 copies sold, You're Already Amazing is clearly resonating with the hearts of women. Now Holley Gerth fans have the opportunity to go deeper into the book and into their own hearts with the You're Already Amazing LifeGrowth Guide.
With Holley's trademark enthusiasm, thought-provoking questions, and interactive tools, this DVD helps women understand their unique identity a child of God. More importantly, it shows women how that identity then changes practical aspects of their lives, such as how they interact with their husbands, children, and friends; how they pursue their careers and personal dreams; and how they order their everyday lives.
'How, ' bestselling author Ann Voskamp wondered, 'do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties?' When your days are filled with the mundane, disappointment, or even darkness, how can you break the bondage of self-hatred and fear that has white-knuckle control on your life and instead embrace the everyday blessings that will immerse you in Christ's fullness? How can you live your life with a heart overflowing with delight? In this five-session, video-based small group study, Ann encourages participants take on the life-changing discipline of journaling God's gifts---to really look at life and find the good in it. It's only in this expressing of gratitude for the life we already have, we discover ... more
If Jesus were to sit down with you right now and have a DTR (Define the Relationship) conversation, how would you respond? Are you truly his follower or just a fan---or perhaps someone who doesn't even care about the difference? Not a Fan invites you to make Jesus not merely the object of your admiration, but the very center of your life.
This small group discipleship pack is a 6-week long study with six, 30-minute long DVD episodes and contains one softcover follower's journal, one softcover leader's guide, and a two-disc DVD in Amaray case.
Laura Story s life took an unexpected turn when her husband, Martin, was diagnosed with a brain tumor. The news brought Laura s dreams of a fairy-tale life to an end. Yet it also brought her a deeper intimacy with God as she turned to him and allowed him to rewrite her story. In this five-session curriculum, Laura shows that while God may not fix every broken thing in our lives, he will lead us to a place where we are better because of it.
Session Titles: Don't Be Surprised by Trouble (14 min.) Best-Made Plans (14 min.) When God Doesn't Fix It (10 min.) Why? The Question on Replay (12 min.) A Better Broken (13 min.)
Designed for use with the When God Doesn t Fix It Study Guide 9780310089162 (sold separately)."
so it's time to change the way we think about Him.
"God is good." More than a positive thought, theological concept or Biblical statement what you do with these three words defines your reality and determines your destiny.
In a world of fear, disease, crisis, torment, uncertainty, and hopelessness, what you believe about God's goodness reveals how you will respond to the trials and circumstances of everyday life. "Your view of God impacts everything."
Respected pastor and bestselling author, Bill Johnson presents a new groundbreaking book that calls readers to build their lives on one unshakeable foundation: the assurance that "God is good."
What does your tongue say about you? Dr. Tony Evans says your greatest enemy is actually in your mouth. The tongue has more power to quickly destroy your life than anyone or anything else. Whether it's a harsh word spoken to your spouse, a verbal explosion to a boss, or even a social media rant, our speech can be an instrument of death. But, as an image bearer of Christ, your highest calling is to model with your mouth the character of God.
This compelling DVD series based on Dr. Evans's book Watch Your Mouth will reveal life-changing truths about the tongue and show you what God's Word teaches about this powerful weapon. A perfect resource for church groups or individual study. Learn how to use your tongu ... more