Joyce Meyer, best-selling author and popular Bible teacher, returns to the cast of Pahappaooey Island as Miss Ruby. This new DVD, Do It Afraid, teaches children about courage. read more
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St. James says God had already given her a pro-life passion before she was even offered this role. Sensing that the Lord was calling her to get more involved with films about faith and family, St. James moved to California a year ago. Through a couple of friends, she got involved with several crisis pregnancy events and recognized an incredible need for movies that support life. read more
In The Misunderstood God: The Lies Religion Tells Us About God, the first nonfiction release from the publisher of The Shack, Darin Hufford confronts a skewed idea of the nature of Christ perpetuated by teachers, preachers and believers in general. The author addresses these misconceptions and then asks who would want to love a god who beats down a person, judges unmercifully, betrays or abandons if one wrong move is made. read more
Written to address the problem of suffering, Finding Purpose Beyond Our Pain gives advice for facing pain directly. The authors, psychiatrists Paul Meir and David L. Henderson, classify types of suffering into seven categories—injustice, discipline, failure, death, rejection, loneliness and loss—and examine how each can bring their "gifts" into a person's life. read more
Maxine "Max" Westray is a selfish young girl who is focused only on her birthday, Dec. 25. She is highly perturbed that her celebration gets overlooked because everyone is focused on Christmas. Max's single mom, Stacy, is overworked and trying to hold everything together, plus deal with her daughter's attitude about school and her birthday. Meanwhile, Tony, who is both their neighbor and also an assistant minister for a local church, has his own problem: He knows what church should be like but works with a lead pastor who has his own ideas. read more
As believers, we all have signposts for our journey of faith—the day we encounter our Savior, the challenges that uncover our deep need for Him, the moments we experience God's faithfulness.
For Paul Baloche, this spiritual journey is marked by songs—music that has moved from personal touchstones to collective signposts for millions of believers. Intimate prayers that have become global anthems.
"Songwriting is a big part of my spiritual life," Baloche shares. "It helps me go deeper with God. It helps me fix my mind on Jesus, to set my mind on things above. It keeps my own heart fresh and alive, for myself, my family and the church."
"When I'm writing songs," Baloche says, "I think, ‘Will this help the church worship God? Will this help people connect with Him?' I want to make music that they can believe in." read more
Beauty Will Rise is a collection of 12 songs from Steven Curtis Chapman created in the 18 months since the loss of his daughter Maria in a tragic auto accident. Part lament, part praise, part grief, part hope, part wrestling and part pondering, the tracks resonate as Chapman's "personal psalms." Raw and honest, the recording could be the most important of his more than 20-year ministry. read more
Shane & Shane's acoustic music and unmatchable harmony put them in a class all their own. On their newest album, Everything Is Different, Shane Barnard and Shane Everett offer another set of biblically based songs that will help believers celebrate and worship God for who He is and what He's done. read more