Contemporary Issues

Documentaries and Dramas which depict, describe, and inform about contemporary issues and God's work in the world today.

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  • Rescued - The Heart of Adoption and Caring for Orphans

    Movie

    According to James 1:27, "Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their trouble, and to keep oneself unspotted from the world."

    Today, there are over 160 million children worldwide who are without parents. In America there are as many as 14...

  • The Changing Face of Worship

    Movie

    This program explores the changing expressions of modern-day worship as churches use visual arts, edgy music, or even a chat room online to offer experiences that are both culturally relevant and theologically responsible. Narrated by popular, award-winning, contemporary Christian music artist Re...

  • Whatever Happened To The Human Race?

    1 season

    This crucial series is narrated by the late Dr. Francis Schaeffer and former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop. Today, choices are being made that undermine human rights at their most basic level. Practices once considered unthinkable are now acceptable - abortion, infanticide and euthanasia. T...

  • Whole Sex Talk

    2 seasons

    The Whole Sex Talk is a Biblically-based, six-session multimedia program that empowers parents to have healthy, ongoing conversations with their kids about love, sex, and relationships. The sessions utilize poignant short films, mini documentaries, graphics and animations, brutally honest parent ...

  • Scientology: The Science of Truth or the Art of Deception?

    Movie

    To some, Scientology is a bona fide religion based upon rigorous research and its doctrines are akin to universal scientific laws. But to others, including some former members, Scientology is a cult whose so-called doctrines are nothing more than ridiculous science-fiction stories invented by fo...

  • Fierce Goodbye

    Movie

    Over four million people a year in the U.S. mourn the tragic suicide deaths of family members. Suicide devastates family members for many years; family survivors are at a greater risk of suicide themselves and the pain ripples out to entire communities. In this video, family survivors reveal thei...

  • Bloom Today

    4 seasons

    Christian talk show by Ginny Priz and Paula Mosher Wallace who tackle what most secular organizations and churches won't. They discuss taboo subjects such as suicide, rape, failure, abuse, adultery, their pain, and the path they took to healing. Using Ephesians 5:13 as a guide, they bring into...

  • Dear Church: I'm Gay

    Movie

    The religious conversation about LGBTQ issues often erupts into depersonalized debates about biblical passages or scientific studies. In Dear Church: I’m Gay, you’ll follow the journey of real people who have wrestled with their faith, sexuality, or gender, and you’ll see that these issues aren’t...

  • Will Faith Do Us Part? An Inside Look at Interchurch Marriage

    Movie

    For those who consider personal faith in Christ to be of utmost importance, the question of marrying outside one’s church tradition is complex and difficult, especially marriage between Catholics and Protestants.

    Will Faith Do Us Part? reveals the intimate stories of three interchurch couples wh...

  • When the Saints

    Movie

    When the Saints documents one young man’s mission to end sexual exploitation in the African nation of Malawi, a journey that begins in his own heart. The program not only calls us to care about justice for girls trafficked in rural Africa, but also to examine the ways that lust, personal impurity...

  • Discarded Things

    Movie

    When the life of Grace Wyatt, an esteemed music professor, is disrupted by the tragic loss of her husband Eric, Grace retreats to substance abuse as a way to cope with her grief. Tossed out of her lavish academic world and finally at rock-bottom, Grace seeks help from a Christian recovery center....

  • Recovery Strategies for Life

    3 seasons

    Unlike traditional recovery programs that only address the soul and body, RS4L combines healing strategies for all three parts of our being: spirit, soul, and body.

    It is specifically developed for professional and lay counselors, pastors, and lay helpers leaders to guide individuals who have ex...

  • Come Alive

    Movie

    What would our world look like if more churches followed the example Jesus gave us to serve the poor and needy? First Baptist Church in Leesburg, Florida, sought to answer that question over 30 years ago and laid the foundation for what is now the Christian Care Center.

    Because of the church’s...

  • Captivated: Finding Freedom in a Media Captive Culture

    Movie

    Everywhere we go, we are surrounded by screens. Have we entered a techno utopia or a virtual prison? Most would agree that we are a media-saturated society, but what effect is all this media having on us individually and culturally? People of all ages are reporting that their unchecked media cons...

  • More Than Dreams

    1 season

    For decades, a phenomenon has been recurring in the Muslim world. Men and women, without any knowledge of the Gospel and without any contact with Christians, have been forever transformed after experiencing dreams and visions of Jesus Christ. Here are five stories of former Muslims who now know J...

  • You are Beautiful

    Movie

    You Are Beautiful documents the astonishing transformation within a young life rescued from the cruelty and brokenness of human trafficking.

  • Passion for Justice - Dr. John Perkins

    Movie

    During the civil rights movement of the turbulent 1960's leaders such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought to end the discriminatory practice of segregation and to secure equal rights for African Americans. During this time, John Perkins worked as a pastor in the rural Mississippi town of Mendenh...

  • Alaska Missionaries

    1 season

    Alaska Missionaries is a six-episode reality series about a team of intrepid missionaries who run the Suicide Prevention Summer Camp at Camp Nahshii on the upper Yukon River in central Alaska.

    Team leaders, Ron and Yolanda Pratt, affectionately known as “Papa Bear” and “Mama Bear,” take viewers...

  • Grace and Gravity

    Movie

    John Palmer, an American Christian on a work assignment in the UK, stumbles across Chris Arnold, a British atheist who is about to end his life by leaping from a bridge. John’s attempts to share his faith are fiercely rejected by Chris, a quick-witted and sarcastic Brit who knows the Bible better...

  • Dear Distant Dad
    Movie + 1 extra

    Dear Distant Dad

    Movie + 1 extra

    In this emotionally charged program, teenagers open up their hearts with a rare and raw honesty to reveal the devastating hurt they feel inside when they cannot lovingly connect with their dads. Teens will find that they are not alone and will better understand what some of their peers are going ...

  • Stranger: Immigrants, Scripture, and the American Dream

    Movie

    The Stranger is a 40-minute documentary film commissioned by the Evangelical Immigration Table and produced by Emmy-award winning producer Linda Midgett. It profiles three immigrant stories and includes interviews with local and national Christian leaders. By highlighting biblical teaching relate...

  • Healing For A Broken World

    1 season

    Many Christians desire to act as responsible citizens but are uncertain how to do so in a truly Christian manner. This series will help. It uses concrete, real-world examples to explore basic biblical principles for guiding our responses to often difficult public policy issues such as poverty, te...

  • Run Baby Run
    Movie + 5 extras

    Run Baby Run

    Movie + 5 extras

    Imagine being born into a family bound by the worship of evil spirits and the occult...Fast forward to the streets of New York City, where being the leader of one of America's most violent gangs was a badge of honor...Share the miracle of a transformed life--a life changed from being driven by dr...

  • A Distant Thunder
    Movie + 1 extra

    A Distant Thunder

    Movie + 1 extra

    Things are not always as they seem... especially when entering the halls of a desperate mind in this gripping supernatural thriller. Struggling to keep her fragile sanity from unraveling, Prosecutor Ann Brown is offered a murder case that will challenge everything she believes to be true. Uncerta...