Left motherless by tragedy and abandoned by his father, high school senior Seth McArdle (Samuel Davis) has been put under enormous pressure to support his little sisters. At school, he endures the daily bullying of the football team. When he fights back, he's singled out for punishment, assigned to an after-school work detail under the supervision of a reserved groundskeeper, Abel (Kevin Sorbo). Much to his surprise, Seth discovers that ABel may be the only one who truly understands his struggles. As dark times lure Seth towards desperate measures, the reluctant Abel may be the one person who can point him back towards the light.
Katie Lapp (Danielle Panabaker) has always struggled with the rules that define her sheltered Amish community, but when a wealthy outsider (Sherry Stringfield, TV’s “ER”) begins asking questions about her family, Katie begins to wonder about her origins. What connection does this woman have to her life…and how will the unraveling secrets challenge Katie’s faith? Beverly Lewis’ The Shunning is a powerful, personal journey of discovery based on the famous novel by the New York Times bestselling author.
Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when the Jews chose Christ in his place. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiator arena, where he tries to win his freedom and confront his inner demons.
Rescuing God's people from destruction, Esther is a symbol of hope, the virtue that gives men and women strength in the darkest moments, and which, for the Bible, is founded on God's promise. Starring Louise Lombard (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation), F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Thomas Kretschmann (Valkyrie) and Jurgen Prochnow (The Da Vinci Code). Approximately 90 minutes.
Adam and Eve in Paradise, the trials of Cain and Abel, and the beloved story of Noah and the Ark come to life in this visually breathtaking, faith-based portrait of Creation and The Flood by acclaimed Italian director Ermanno Olmi. Narrated by Paul Scofield, and with a score by Ennio Morricone, Genesis is an epic yet poetic portrait of the creation of the world, painted with unforgettable imagery, words and music.
The Biblical story of the Prophet Jeremiah, who lived 400 years after King Solomon in a Jerusalem that experiences the Babylonian invasion. Jeremiah is called upon by God to fulfill a difficult and dramatic mission, which brings down persecution upon the Prophet, a mission he experienced with great inner conflicts. Jeremiah must preach the return to justice and faith to his people and his King who have lost the way of the Covenant with God and have lain back in their wealth and lust, turning to false idols. But Jeremiah's words fall on deaf ears. Disaster strikes the Kingdom of Judah and its people when Babylon and its King Nebuchadnezzar destroy Jerusalem and send the Jews off into exile.
Jeremy Sisto stars as the son of God in this 174 minute production that vividly explores the life and mission of Jesus of Nazareth. Epic in scale and featuring a strong supporting cast (Gary Oldman, Debra Messing, Jacqueline Bisset, Luca Zingaretti, Jeroen Krabbé, Armin Mueller-Stahl and David O’Hara), this drama traces Jesus’ journey from simple carpenter to spiritual leader, philosopher and martyr–focusing on his compassionate teachings as well as his relationships with Mary, Joseph, his apostles, persecutors, and the heavenly father.
Miniseries based on the Biblical first book of Kings, retelling the story of King Solomon: his succession to his father David and his 40-year reign over the kingdom of Israel, a reign of justice and prosperity. Solomon accomplished a momentous feat: building the Temple in Jerusalem, where the ancient Ark of the Covenant between God and His people would be kept. The story examines his relationship with Abishag, an extremely beautiful young girl who had been brought to the court to tend King David in his old age, and the Queen of Sheba, who wished to experience Solomon's wisdom in person, found herself falling in love with him and then bore his child. At the end of his life, Solomon's wisdom and knowledge caused him anguish and suffering.
Timothy Bottoms and Jane Seymour lead a talented cast in this two-part story of the life of King David. It begins with his legendary battle with the giant Goliath, and ends with his romance with Bathsheba and struggle to preserve Israel. The story of David is a legendary saga of a man after God's own heart.
Alan Bates narrates these two impressively told stories. The first story tells of Jacob and Esau asthey fight over their birthright. The second tells of the story of Joseph, who is sold into slaveryby his brothers. Starring Colleen Dewhurst, Herschel Bernardi, Harry Andrews and Julian Glover.
Doris Roberts reprises her role as Mrs. Merkle (Mrs. Miracle) and brings hope for the holidays. Posing as an unassuming toy department clerk, she sets out to ensure that this Christmas is memorable and meaningful for all at a struggling family-owned department store in New York City. With broken dreams to mend and promises to keep, Mrs. Miracle has her work cut out for her, but she won’t give up until she delivers a merry, meaningful Christmas for all! Also starting Jewel Staite, Eric Johnson and Lauren Holly.
As law enforcement officers, Adam Mitchell, Nathan Hayes and their partners willingly stand up to the worst the world can offer, yet at the end of the day, they face a challenge that none of them are truly prepared to tackle: fatherhood. While they consistently give their best on the job, they quickly discover that their children are beginning to drift further away from them. When tragedy hits home, these men are left with a newfound urgency to renew their faith and reach out to their own children. Will they be able to find a way to serve and protect those who are most dear to them?
In six years of coaching, Grant Taylor has never led his Shiloh Eagles to a winning season. After learning that he and his wife Brooke face infertility, Grant discovers that a group of fathers are secretly organizing to have him dismissed as head coach. Devastated by his circumstances, he cries out to God in desperation. When Grant receives a message from an unexpected visitor, he searches for a stronger purpose for his football team. He dares to challenge his players to believe God for the impossible on and off the field. When faced with unbelievable odds, the Eagles must step up to their greatest test of strength and courage.
Kirk Cameron (Left Behind) stars as Caleb Holt, a heroic fire captain who values dedication and service to others above all else. But the most important partnership in his life, his marriage, is about to go up in smoke. This gripping story follows one man's desire to transform his life and marriage through the healing power of faith and fully embrace the fireman's code: Never Leave Your Partner Behind.
This stirring drama is based on the life of Florence Nightingale, an aristocratic woman who defied Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers of the Crimean War, she was scorned by her community and faced great opposition for her new way of thinking. However, through her selfless acts of caring, she quickly became known as "The Lady with the Lamp," the caring nurse whose shadow softened those wounded. From Emmy® Award-winning director Daryl Duke (TV's "The Thorn Birds") and writers Ivan Moffat and Rose Leiman Goldemberg (TV's "The Burning Bed") comes the classic TV movie starring Jaclyn Smith, Claire Bloom, Timothy Dalton and Jeremy Brett, now available for the first time on DVD.
Jay Austin wants to sell you a used car, but watch out! Many victims have fallen prey to his smiling face and hasty promises. Austin does everything his way until his dishonesty and manipulation are repeatedly exposed. Like many men, he becomes disgusted by the masks he wears and lies he tells. While having a classic convertible repaired, Austin begins a humorous and inspiring journey to win back the hearts of his wife, his son, and his community. In every man's life, there can be a turning point. When Jay Austin makes his turn, he never looks back.
Oscar® winner Cuba Gooding Jr. (Actor in a Supporting Role, Jerry Maguire, 1996) stars in this true story about a renowned brain surgeon who overcame obstacles to change the course of medicine forever. Young Ben Carson didn't have much of a chance. Growing up in a broken home amongst poverty and prejudice, his grades suffered and his temper flared. And yet, his mother never lost her faith in him. Insisting he follow the opportunities she never had, she helped to grow his imagination, intelligence and, most importantly, his belief in himself. That faith would be his gift - the thing that would drive him to follow his dream of becoming one of the world's leading neurosurgeons.
The international hit musical sensation GODSPELL comes to life in this exhilarating screen adaptation. An updated interpretation of the Gospel's lessons filled with unforgettable song and dance numbers, GODSPELL is rousing entertainment in the tradition of the classic rock operas Hair, Tommy, and Jesus Christ Superstar. John the Baptist (David Haskell) gathers a diverse band of youthful disciplesto follow and learn from the teachings of Jesus (Victor Garber, Titanic). They form a roving actingtroupe that enacts the Parables through the streets and landmarks of a brilliantly photographed contemporary New York City. High-spirited music, including the smash hit song Day by Day from Oscar(r)-winning lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Original Song Colors of the Wind and Original Score, Pocahontas, 1995) and show-stopping dance routines contribute to this superb family entertainment.
After police officer Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God … and everyone else. Can Mac and his new patrol partner, Sgt. Sam Wright, somehow join forces to help one another when it’s impossible to look past their differences—especially the most obvious one? Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships and heal wounds by extending and receiving God’s grace. Offer THE GRACE CARD … and never underestimate the power of God’s love. THE GRACE CARD stars Michael Joiner, Michael Higgen bottom and Academy Award Winner, Louis Gossett Jr.
From Academy Award®-nominated director Lasse Hallström (2000, The Cider House Rules) comes HACHI: A DOG’S TALE, a film based on one of the most treasured and heartwarming true stories ever told. Golden Globe winner Richard Gere (2002, Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy, Chicago) stars as Professor Parker Wilson, a distinguished scholar who discovers a lost Akita puppy on his way home from work. Despite initial objections from Wilson’s wife, Cate (Academy Award® nominee Joan Allen – 2000, Best Actress, The Contender), Hachi endears himself into the Wilson family and grows to be Parker's loyal companion. As their bond grows deeper, a beautiful relationship unfolds embodying the true spirit of family and loyalty, while inspiring the hearts of an entire town.
When Rachel Mathias, a seven-year-old Jewish girl makes fast friends with her schoolmate Michael O’Malley, an Irish Catholic, they quickly become best pals and confidantes. Sharing a friendship so deep, they vow to become friends “forever and ever - and can’t be parted for never and never”. But their relationship is threatened when their intolerant community makes Rachel and Michael aware of their religious differences. Can their friendship withstand the outside pressure? Is it so strong that it can survive anything? A story about prejudice as seen through the eyes of innocent children, Hand in Hand is a Golden Globe award-winning film for the entire family.
Holly Hobbie™ Cover Girl Holly moves to Clover and can't wait to start school with Amy and Carrie! But assigned to a different class than her friends, she befriends a shy, unpopular girl named K.T. McGee. Soon Holly is an outcast too for hanging out with "McGeek." But Holly stands by her new friend. While trying out for the volleyball team, Carrie and Amy find troubles of their own and realize that it's hard to be left out. The Hey Girls band together and learn that you can still be good friends with someone who is different from you, and that friendship can win any game. Holly Hobbie™ Reboot When Clover Elementary School holds its annual Open House, K.T. has a great idea for a project to submit for the Student Award of "Best Contribution." Too self-conscious to go through with her plans, Holly, Amy and Carrie encourage K.T. to create and present her new inspiration. K.T. and the girls work on the project, but not everyone is happy about her goal of winning the prize! When bratty Becca and her friends take part in some sneaky sabotage, the Hey Girls rally and lend a hand in getting K.T. to see "nothing ventured, nothing gained."
Holly Learns Many lessons about the importance of keeping secrets when she accidentally shares Carrie's secret that she's afraid of the dark. Then, Holly makes it a secret Hey Girls project to help her Mom and Aunt Jesse gather sap, rather than tell the adults, Holly and her best friends, Amy and Carrie, Find themselves in a frightful situation - gathering more sap in a scary dark forest. In the end, Holly learns a few important things about secrets - like when you should keep them and when you shouldn't.
Young, beautiful, talented Alexis Winston comes from nowhere to become a figure skating superstar. But her rise to stardom isn’t easy. She has to push herself, reinvent herself, and most painfully of all, leave her hometown boyfriend behind. When a tragic fall leaves her blind, she needs someone to believe in her, to love her; someone to convince her she has the strength to skate and dream again. This heartwarming, inspirational, emotional remake of the 1978 Oscar® nominated romantic film (Best Original Song, "Through the Eyes" of Love") stars American Figure Skater Taylor Firth and features skating stars Molly Oberstar, NBC News Olympics Correspondent Andrea Joyce and Olympic Medalist Michelle Kwan. Experience the power and joy of true love…on and off the ice.
When her husband dies, Mrs. Ester Hobbes (Ellen Bry, TV's "St. Elsewhere") learns that his wealth was just an illusion. Her only real inheritance is a run-down Southern home occupied by a foster family. Slowly, Mrs. Hobbes finds herself making unexpected connections with rebellious teen Justin (Lucas Till, Hannah Montana: The Movie) and the rest of the unwanted kids. Share the journey of discovery in this touching drama of lives transformed.
In the midst of deception, crime and immorality, the two brothers must learn the power of faith and the freedom of forgiveness. John chose a path of crime. Jeremiah chose the way of faith. But now, a deadly double-cross will force the two brothers to live each other's lives... and every choice has an unexpected consequence. Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), David A. R. White (The Moment After) and Cynthia Watros (TV's "Lost") star in a gripping crime thriller with an inspirational twist.
From the inspiring true story comes the tale of one woman who just wanted to make a difference and wound up making history! When Coach Cathy Rush (Carla Gugino, MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS) arrives at tiny Immaculata College, the women’s basketball team has no budget, no uniforms and no gym. Refusing to give up, Cathy finds help from a young nun named Sister Sunday (Marley Shelton, NEVER BEEN KISSED). Together, their relentless drive reignites the team's spirit and the Mighty Macs start conquering bigger and better-funded schools. As financial troubles rock Immaculata, the Macs charge into the championships against all odds. Can the Mighty Macs save their school with one last long shot at victory? You'll stand up and cheer for the heartwarming, incredible season that made the real Cathy Rush a Basketball Hall of Fame legend!
With impending global chaos, two F.B.I. agents are assigned to investigate the sudden disappearance of millions worldwide. The agents soon realize that a dissenter could hold the key to their pursuit of the truth. Believing there is a government conspiracy, this mysterious man leads his unconventional group to instead uncover a truth they never imagined, and a faith they never knew they had. The powerful cast of Mercy Streets and Six: The Mark Unleashed – David A.R. White, Kevin Downes and Brad Heller – reunites in this compelling thriller about conspiracy, leadership and the desire to believe.
In the sequel to The Moment After, the original cast returns with former FBI agent Adam Riley (David White) making a dramatic escape from death row, reuniting with his friend and mentor, Jacob Krause (Brad Heller), the leader of The Way, and his small remnant of Christians. Global Alliance leader Commander Fredericks (Monte Perlin) has forced Adam's former partner Charles Baker (Kevin Downes) to hunt them down while a ragtag militia, led by "Captain" Jackson (Lonnie Colon), spy on them for their own gain. As events lead to an explosive confrontation, all will be forced to an awakening of the real struggle... for their very souls.
James Van Der Beek (TV’s “Dawson’s Creek”) and Doris Roberts (TV’s “Everybody Loves Raymond”) star in this heartwarming charmer about family, faith and forgiveness. Overwhelmed widower Seth Webster (Van Der Beek) is searching for a housekeeper to help him with his rambunctious six-year-old twin sons. Mrs. Merkle (Roberts)—whom the boys call “Mrs. Miracle”—mysteriously appears and quickly becomes an irreplaceable nanny, chef, friend… and matchmaker. From the #1 New York Times bestselling author Debbie Macomber comes this whimsical holiday story filled with good tidings and great joy.
The path of true love never runs smoothly. Just ask Dave and Clarice Johnson. After many years of marriage, their affection for each other is being severely tested by life. Following a car accident that temporarily sidelines Clarice, the couple must come to grips with physical temptations, financial pressures and emotional challenges that threaten their love for each other. Ultimately, they must determine whether or not their vows are easily broken in this soul-stirring film based on the inspirational best-selling novel by T.D. Jakes.
Following a tragic plane crash, newspaper columnist Peyton MacGruder discovers a note that was from one of the passengers onboard. She sets on a quest to find the person for whom it was intended, and discovers the life it will change is her own.
When do you take a chance on love? It's a question columnist Peyton MacGruder (Genie Francis, "General Hospital") asks herself and her readers. Haunted by past mistakes, Peyton hesitates to take the next step with the man she loves (Ted McGinley, "Hope & Faith"). But a note from a reader warns about the regret caused by passion denied. Peyton uncovers the author's secret history involving a doomed romance? and a love which may yet live again. The characters created by bestselling novelist Angela Hunt return in romantic tale of love that just might change your life.
Daytime EmmyÂ® Award Winner Genie Francis (TV's "General Hospital") returns as advice columnist Peyton MacGruder in a new film inspired by Angela Hunt's unforgettable characters. A romantic getaway for Peyton and husband King Danville (Ted McGinley) takes an unexpected detour when an infant is abandoned at their doorstep, transforming them into temporary parents. Petyon is reminded of her secret past and relies on her journalistic instincts to uncover the baby's story in this all-new tale of hope, inspiration and second chances.
(Synopsis not yet final, to be written by copywriter) Based on a short story by the acclaimed author of "Little Women", comes a holiday story of family and forgiveness. Recently widowed Mary Bassett (Helene Joy) and her 3 children have hit difficult times on their farm. Things are so bad this year that they cannot even afford a turkey for their Thanksgiving dinner. Suddenly, Mary's wealthy and estranged mother Isabella (Jacqueline Bisset) has come to visit. Although she finds a kindred spirit in Mary's eldest daughter and budding writer Tilly (Tatiana Maslany), Mary resents her mother's attempts to help them out of their financial difficulties. In the end, more than money will be needed to heal the emotional wounds that exist between mother and daughter in this moving period drama.
In the midst of a midlife crisis of faith, a man finds hope where he least expects it – his hometown. James Moore (Golden Globe nominee Corbin Bernsen) is a former pastor who returns home to discover a family new to the area has been killed in a mysterious fire, and his childhood friend is implicated in the murder. Convinced of his friend’s innocence, James sets out on a mission to find the truth… and in the process, rediscovers his own lost faith. An uplifting drama about faith, family, and the powerful ties that bind a community together.
Hey kids (and parents, too)! Safe Side Superchick is off on another safety adventure - this time into cyberspace. Sure the Internet is cool and an awesome learning resource, but it can be dangerous, too. From e-mail to pop-ups, Safe Side Superchick will explain what's going on and how things work. Most important, she'll share four Hot Tips for cool kids that can make you safer on the Internet. Of course, there will be plenty of laughs along the way as Buddy and Nina Glamourgirl return from the Stranger Safety DVD, and Danger Dude, Annoying Little Brother and Cautionary Dale make their debut. Fun and important for the whole family.
Hey kids (and parents)! Join Safe Side Superchick and her friends Buddy and Fang on a laugh-out-loud journey into the world of being smart, cool, safe. We know - safety can be soooo boring or maybe a little scary. Well prepare yourself for something really different. You'll learn how to avoid potentially dangerous situations with people you don't know and kinda know in a fun and memorable way. Safe Side Superchick will share her seven Hot Tips for cool kids with you. It's never too early (or too late) to learn to be safer at home, at school, and while you're outside playing. A must for the whole family.
Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) and Jake Sanders (introducing jeff obafemi carr) are both passionate pastors who worship the same God from the same book--but that's where the similarity ends. White and well-to-do Ethan is comfortable in his music ministry at the media-savvy suburban mega-church, The Rock; Jake is a street smart African-American who ministers to the gang members, teen mothers, and drug addicts of the urban Second Chance. When they are suddenly thrown together in a tough neighborhood and forced to work side by side, Ethan discovers there is no boundary between the streets and the sanctuary. But can the faith these two men share overcome the prejudices that divide them to give themselves and a struggling urban church a second chance?
Nothing can escape the watchful surveillance of the ruthless Leader. All resistance encounters destruction. Against impossible odds, a small band of rebels plot a daring escape from a high-security prison. But their freedom could endanger the only true hope of salvation in a condemned world. Jeffrey Dean Morgan (Watchmen), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight) and Stephen Baldwin (The Usual Suspects) star in a gripping science-fiction thriller set in a tomorrow that seems all too real.
SOUL SURFER is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. The film features an all-star cast, including AnnaSophia Robb and Helen Hunt, with Carrie Underwood in her film debut, and Dennis Quaid. In the wake of this life-changing event that took her arm and nearly her life, Bethany’s feisty determination and steadfast beliefs spur her toward an adventurous comeback that gives her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others.
Does God exist? Does Science prove God's existence or provide more reasons to doubt? Doug Holloway (David de Vos), a family man on the verge of financial and marital ruin, embarks on a journey to find his birth father, Dr. Eugene Holland (Victor Lundin). Dr. Holland is on a mission of his own - to prove the Holy Grail of physics - the Theory of Everything - that may prove the existence of God. His greatest challenge? Completing his quest before a degenerative brain disease (CJD) claims his ability to reason. Soon the two journeys become one as the men struggle together to rebuild their family and find new hope in God. A moving story of family, faith and theoretical physics, The Theory of Everything will inspire you to "Envision the Possibilities."
Jake is the most popular kid in school and has a promising future, but his world is rocked when tragedy strikes his childhood best friend. Now Jake is forced to ask “Could I have saved him?” With help from a few new friends, he embarks on a journey to live a life of purpose, knocking down the sacred social barriers of high school life and befriending a loner, Johnny Garcia. But When Johnny’s life soon spiral’s out of control, will Jake have what it takes to stop him from the same tragic end? Can one person really make a difference?
Walking on Water invites you to come along and see the world through the eyes of two kids as they embark on the trip of a lifetime. Luke and Tyler are given the opportunity that most young surfers only dream about and this is their story about finding faith along the way.
When a lonely young boy named Angus discovers a large, mysterious egg along the shores of Loch Ness, no one is prepared for what lies within. He soon discovers that the strange, mischievous hatchling inside is none other than The Water Horse, the loch's most mysterious and fabled creature! But with the Water Horse growing ten times its size every day, Angus finds it increasingly difficult to keep his new friend a secret. Two-time Academy Award(r) nominee Emily Watson (1998, Hilary and Jackie; 1996 Breaking the Waves), Alex Etel, Ben Chaplin (The Thin Red Line), David Morrissey (The Reaping) and Brian Cox (Running with Scissors) star in this heart warming tale from director Jay Russell (Tuck Everlasting) and written by Robert Nelson Jacobs (Flushed Away).