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  • History of Christianity

    1 season

    This is a survey course designed to further stimulate your curiosity by providing glimpses of some of the pivotal events in the spread Christianity and sketches of great Christian figures who have significantly affected Christian history thereby shaping the history of the world.

  • Volendam: A Refugee Story

    Movie

    Packed onto train cars, idling just inside the Soviet Occupied Zone in post war Germany, the fate of over a thousand Mennonite refugees was dependent upon a single railway light turning green. This Anabaptist sect, who were never supposed to get this far, had endured famine, religious persecution...

  • Last Objectors

    The Last Objectors is a documentary about Canada’s conscientious objectors in the Second World War – those who chose to perform alternative service instead of going to fight. The tenets of their faith led thousands of Mennonite, Quaker, Hutterite and other CO’s to opt for work in forestry camps, ...

  • Navajo Code Talkers of World War II

    Movie

    Navajo Code Talkers of WWII provides viewers with highly personal insights from a group of Native American war heroes regarding their service on behalf of the United States and the Navajo Nation. The secret code these marines developed based on the unwritten Navajo language was never broken, givi...

  • Luther: His Life, His Path, His Legacy

    Movie

    Very few historical figures have affected modern society and humanity as enduringly as Martin Luther, and on such a global scale. This comprehensive documentary traces the footsteps of the great Reformer and reflects upon the places which have become inseparably connected with his name. The progr...

  • Saints and Strangers

    Movie

    What about the hotly debated issue regarding the Christians roots of the American colonies? Was the Gospel the basis of the formation of a nation like none other in all history? What role did faith and religion play in the founding of America? From the earliest settlers in Jamestown, through...

  • The Reckoning

    Movie

    September 1939
    War erupted in Europe as Germany invaded Poland. Eight months later, Hitler publicly broadcasted that he would not invade Holland due to their neutrality during World War I. Within hours, this promise became a treacherous lie that engulfed the small country in World War II.

    Prejud...

  • The Divine Plan
    Movie + 4 extras

    The Divine Plan

    Movie + 4 extras

    The Divine Plan dives deep into the pivotal bond between Pope John Paul II and President Ronald Reagan. Just six weeks apart in the spring of 1981, the pope and the president took bullets from would-be assassins. Surviving strikingly similar near-death experiences, they confided to each other a s...

  • This Changed Everything

    1 season

    This Changed Everything: 500 Years of the Reformation celebrates the fruits of the Reformation while exploring difficult questions about the cost of division: Could schism have been avoided? Is there hope for reunification? What did Jesus really mean when He prayed for His followers to be "one"?
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  • Azusa Street Project

    Movie

    In 1906, William J. Seymour, a one-eyed black pastor from Louisiana, son of a slave, journeyed by train from Houston to Los Angeles, only to be locked out of the church that sent for him.

    He turned to prayer and God's answer was The Azusa Street Revival. It shook the foundations of the church, s...

  • Proof Through the Night

    Movie

    "Oh Say, Can You See...?" In the 200 years since Francis Scott Key first wrote those words on the back of a letter they have inspired millions. The hope and joy expressed in the American National Anthem are so moving that more than five million people signed petitions for its official adoption. Y...

  • Vietnam: Rising Hope

    Movie

    Journey through the pain of war, the struggles of persecution and the unexpected challenges of ministry in this unfolding story of redemption. Watch how the power of the Gospel can change a heart, regardless of culture or background.

    Subtitles available in English

  • KJV: The Making of The King James Bible

    Movie

    The year 2011 marked the 400th anniversary of the creation of the King James Bible, arguably the greatest piece of English Literature ever produced. King James had an uncanny love of beautiful things, including language to stir the soul. With several inferior English translations in use across th...

  • Magna Carta Unlocked

    1 season

    The Magna Carta is widely regarded as a foundational text of the British legal system and of the U.S. Constitution. As an essential guarantor of basic freedoms Magna Carta has inspired imitators across ages and across continents. To what extent is it right to see the Great Charter as a fount of f...

  • Operation Dynamo

    Movie

    The year was 1940....Winston Churchill had just become Prime Minister when Germany launched their attack westward—and the nightmare of a second world war became a reality. The British Expeditionary Force had been deployed to France in order to stave off an invasion, but they soon found themselves...

  • We The People: The Character Of A Nation

    1 season

    Travel back in time through the eyes of America's unsung patriots to experience the trials and victories that have formed our nation's destiny and secured the blessings of liberty for future generations.

    The character of a nation is defined by the collective achievements of its people - ordinary...

  • Making Choices: The Dutch Resistence During World War II

    Movie

    Explore the dramatic wartime lives of four Dutch citizens who took a stand to protect Jews and resist the overwhelming power of the Nazis during World War II. This inspiring documentary tells their stories of fear and courage, danger and faith as they put their lives on the line to do what they ...

  • Come Before Winter: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

    Movie

    Come Before Winter tells the true story of two longtime foes of Adolf Hitler: propagandist Sefton Delmer and Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer. During the dying days of the Third Reich these two men, in very different ways helped bring about the fall of Hitler's regime. In Germany, Bonhoeffer spoke bol...

  • People of Faith

    1 season

    Is America now or has it ever been a Christian Nation?
    What is the meaning of separation of church and state?
    How can the church be a faithful Gospel witness in a pluralistic society?
    What will the church look like in the future?

    People of Faith: Christianity in America brings perspective to th...

  • Sacred Space

    Movie

    Of all the remains of the colonial era in America, no sector is better represented or maintained than those religious edifices — the houses of worship — that dot the Eastern seaboard of our nation. These amazing structures testify to a nation founded "under God," to a people committed to worship....

  • Boundless Salvation - William Booth and the Salvation Army

    1 season

    This four-part documentary explores the history of The Salvation Army. Host John Cleary traces the path of this powerful movement from its origins to the present day. Learn how The Salvation Army became a force for both gospel evangelism and social change. Meet the movement's founders, William an...

  • World War One Military Chaplains

    1 season

    Military chaplains, men of faith serving in World War I, found themselves facing the gruesome reality of modern warfare. Serving side by side with soldiers in the trenches, chaplains became essential to the spiritual and psychological needs of those under their care.

    This four-part series takes ...

  • We Were There

    Movie

    We Were There captures the voices of America’s greatest generation, as they share their stories of duty, service, and responsibility during World War II. While the tumultuous global events of the early 1940’s provide the backdrop for this film, it is the men and women recalling their personal sto...

  • A Man Named Martin

    3 seasons

    Martin Luther courageously stood against unbiblical teaching and sounded the clarion call of salvation by grace through faith. With iron willed resolve he refused to back down in the face of public abuse and threats on his life. Beginning with Luther’s nailing of his 95 Theses to the church door ...