Missions

  • 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...

  • George For Real
    Movie + 2 extras

    George For Real

    Movie + 2 extras

    George is a fly-on-the-wall documentary capturing the energy, enthusiasm, vision and humanity of one man’s life and mission. Founder and leader of one of the world’s largest missionary movements, Operation Mobilization, George Verwer takes you on his travels all over the world, driven by a passio...

  • Amy Carmichael: Mother to the Motherless

    Movie + 1 extra

    In 1903 Amy Carmichael risked her missionary support and shocked the Christian community with the publication of her book Things As They Are. Unlike many before her, Amy refused to sugarcoat her experience as a missionary in India. She wanted her readers to get an accurate picture of the desper...

  • Through Gates Of Splendor

    Movie

    [Caution: This DVD contains original film footage of Auca natives shot by Nate Saint which includes some brief native nudity.]

    One of the most gripping missionary sagas of our time. Five missionaries went into the land of the savage Aucas. Their offer of friendship was rejected, and the Aucas ki...

  • David Brainerd: Missionary to the American Indians

    Movie

    One of the most influential and yet little known figures of eighteenth-century American evangelicalism. Filmed at historical locations throughout the northeastern U.S., David Brainerd: Missionary to the American Indians tells the story of the visionary eighteenth-century missionary whose effort...

  • Dr. David Livingstone: Missionary Explorer to Africa

    Movie

    In the early part of the nineteenth century, Africa was called the dark continent. One man’s passion for Christ would change that view.

    Dr. David Livingstone took the Gospel to Africa in word and deed. As a medical doctor he treated the sick, earning him the necessary trust and respect to teach ...

  • Candle In The Dark: The story of William Carey

    Movie + 4 extras

    He sailed to India in 1793 with a reluctant wife and four children to bring the message of Jesus. There he encountered so much hardship it is amazing he didn't abandon his mission and go home. But he stayed for over 40 years.

    One issue that tormented him was sati—the burning alive of widows when...

  • Many Beautiful Things: The Life and Vision of Lilias Trotter

    Movie

    Many Beautiful Things tells the story of Lilias Trotter, a 19th century British painter who sacrificed artistic fame in order to serve God as a missionary in Algeria. Trotter's extraordinary gift was noticed by famous art critic, John Ruskin who believed Trotter could become one of England's grea...

  • Gladys Aylward: The Small Woman With A Great God

    Movie

    Gladys Aylward (1902-1970) may have been small in stature at barely five feet tall, but she was a giant of conviction! Even Hollywood was amazed by her story and made a movie about it, entitled The Inn of the Sixth Happiness.

    This fascinating documentary presents the events of Gladys' life, chro...

  • Adoniram and Ann Judson: Spent for God

    Movie

    Adoniram and Ann Judson were American missionaries who sacrificed enormously to bring the gospel to the people of Burma. As the first missionaries sent abroad from the United States, Adoniram and Ann served in Burma (present day Myanmar) for decades. Suffering resistance, persecution, imprisonmen...

  • Christianity and Islam

    1 season

    Based on the best-selling book, Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammad? by Dr. Timothy George.

    Words unfamiliar to most Americans are now heard daily on the evening news: jihad, Islam, Allah, Quran, fatwa, imam, ummah, Ramadan. Today, Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world, with...

  • Torchlighters
    2 seasons

    Torchlighters

    2 seasons

    The Torchlighters is an ongoing series of animated programs with strong values and educational content for youth ages 8-12. Each Torchlighters episode presents the story of a true-life hero from Christian history. Kids will see what God can do through a "Torchlighter" and will be challenged to ca...

  • Andrew Murray: Africa for Christ

    Movie

    Andrew Murray (1828-1917) was a South African minister, writer and revivalist. For more than six decades he served with the Dutch Reformed Church of South Africa, preaching, teaching and writing more than 200 books and pamphlets. Murray became an international figure through his writing and today...

  • Tomorrow Comes

    Movie

    In the early 1950s Presbyterian missionaries John and Madge Wood accepted the call to Ometepec, Mexico. Along with their young sons, they served the people faithfully and selflessly. Tragically, their time was cut short when John and Madge’s plane crashed in the remote mountains. They left behind...

  • Voices Beyond the Wall

    Movie

    Rescued from the streets of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, murder capital of the world, orphaned girls find their voices in poetry as they heal traumas of their past and prepare to transition into an uncertain future.

  • Hudson Taylor: Into the Heart of the Dragon

    Movie

    James Hudson Taylor was one of the most influential missionaries of the nineteenth century. Founder of China Inland Mission, he spent a total of 51 years spreading the gospel in China. Taylor was unique in his time; he adopted the dress and customs of the Chinese people, showing great respect for...

  • 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...

  • Mama Heidi

    Movie

    If you ever wondered if caring people can make a difference in this world, then be sure to see this program.

    In 1994, Heidi and Rolland Baker arrive in Mozambique amidst the hard times following the Mozambique Civil War. Even the Red Cross trucks were not safe and were bombed. Before coming to M...

  • C.T. Studd: Gifted Athlete and Pioneering Missionary

    Movie

    C. T. Studd had it all. Born into a wealthy upperclass family in England, he studied at Cambridge University and went on to become one of the country’s most celebrated athletes. But Studd realized that fame and flattery would not last, and as a Christian, he sensed a profound calling to forsake t...

  • African Christianity Rising

    1 season

    At one time it was popular to refer to the “Christian West” and “Heathen Africa.” But while secularism takes hold in Europe and North America, the Church in Africa is growing by leaps and bounds. What does Christianity’s explosive growth in Africa mean for the church and for the world? For over...

  • Yembi Yembi: Unto the Nations

    Movie

    This moving 30-minute documentary tells the story of an American family’s journey from a comfortable life in San Diego into groundbreaking missionary work with an isolated tribal group in Papua New Guinea. Follow them as they prepare for this epic adventure and witness how they adjusted to a cult...

  • Samuel Morris: African Missionary to North America

    Movie

    In 1892, 18-year-old Prince Kaboo of Liberia’s Kru tribe had been captured by the rival Grebos. When Kaboo’s people could not pay his ransom, the young prince was readied for execution. But at the last minute, there was a blinding flash of light and a mysterious voice that said, “Run Kaboo, run!”...

  • Eric Liddell: Champion of Conviction

    Movie + 2 extras

    This fascinating documentary presents the details of Eric's life, who was perhaps best known as an athlete in the 1924 Olympics, as depicted in the Academy Award-winning film, "Chariots of Fire." His story is told by David McCasland, author of Eric Liddell: Pure Gold, Eric's daughter Patricia, a...

  • Maria Prean

    Movie

    The amazing story of missionary Maria Prean is told in this award-winning documentary by Janina Huettenrauch. Maria was 60 years old when she decided to start a new life. She moved from Austria to Uganda, a country with more than two million orphans. Seeing the great need, she began caring for...