Books

  • Dates with Destiny (Out of Print)

    1971

    by A. Kenneth Curtis, J. Stephen Lang and Randy Petersen. A survey of the one hundred most important events in church history. (Out of Print)

  • Faithful Witness

    1991

    by Dr. Timothy George. A biography of William Carey, sometimes known as the “Father of Modern Missions.”

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  • From Christ to Constantine (Out of Print)

    1991

    by A Kenneth Curtis and Carsten Thiede. An image-packed look at the trials and testimony of the early church. (Out of print.)

  • Great Women in Christian History

    2004

    edited by Ken Curtis and Dan Graves. A look at 37 extraordinary Christian women.

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  • Robber of the Cruel Streets

    2006

    The life of faith-warrior George Müller who cared for orphans.

  • This Day in Christian History

    2005

    edited by A. Kenneth Curtis and Dan Graves. Events from church history for each day of the year.

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  • Wesley Country

    2005

    by R. Bewes. Follow John Wesley through the parts of England on which he had such impact.

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  • In Context

    2012

    by A. Kenneth Curtis and Dan Graves. 70 Memorable sayings from church history in their original context.

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  • The Torchlighter's Biography Series: Corrie ten Boom Story

    2014

    Corrie ten Boom and her family are watchmakers in Haarlem, Holland, where they give what little they have to spread God’s love and help others. But everything changes when World War II erupts and Hitler’s army takes over their country. As the Nazis round up Corrie’s Jewish neighbors and send them to deadly concentration camps, she knows that something must be done to stop them. But what can one small family do in the face of such great evil?

    Read the amazing true story of Corrie ten Boom, a Torchlighter hero of the faith, and discover how her obedience to God saved lives and continues to inspire others today.

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DVDs

  • Proof Through the Night

    2012

    Francis Scott Key was a patriot and man of faith. These two facets of his character combined when he jotted the words of the American National Anthem on the back of an envelope. Learn more about the circumstances that trapped this lawyer on a British ship during the War of 1812 and his Christian witness to his family and friends.

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  • History of Christian Worship Series

    2012

    For followers of Jesus Christ, worship has spanned over two thousand years to include a long and diverse history of sacred practices. The many ways in which the faithful have preserved and celebrated God’s story is limited only by the human imagination.

    AWARDS

    • Part 1 won the 2011 WorldFest Houston Gold REMI award.

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  • The Torchlighters: The Samuel Morris Story

    2012

    Young Prince Kaboo is being held for ransom by a fierce enemy tribe. When his African father can no longer meet their demands, Kaboo’s fate is sealed. The fierce warriors tie the weakened prince to a pole and prepare to finish him off. Suddenly, a blinding light appears, and the ropes fall away! Kaboo’s strength returns, and he hears a voice urging him to run. While stunned warriors look on in fear, Kaboo escapes into the African jungle and stumbles upon a mission complex, where he learns of his heavenly Father who paid the ransom for all! Taking the new name “Samuel Morris,” he sets out on a mission to share his newfound faith with all who will listen. Don’t miss this dramatic episode about an African missionary to America!

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  • The Torchlighters: The William Booth Story

    2011

    William Booth brings the gospel to the darkest parts of London. In The Torchlighters: The William Booth Story, Booth is determined to bring life-changing Gospel to London’s most troubled neighborhood, the East End. But when the local pub owners realize some of their best customers are becoming Christian, they hire thugs to get rid of the preacher once and for all. Watch as William’s ragtag band of followers marches into the East End with Bibles and prayer as their weapons.

    AWARDS

    • Gold Award - Best Children's Film - Won at July 2012 - International Christian Visual Media
    • Silver Award - Best Series - Won at July 2012 - International Christian Visual Media
    • Bronze Award - Best Evangelistic Film - Won at July 2012 - International Christian Visual Media
    • Best Children/Youth Production - Won at CEVMA Film Festival 2012

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  • Through a Lens Darkly

    2011

    Through a Lens Darkly: Grief, Loss and C.S. Lewis will uplift the soul with moving stories of individuals and families touched by significant loss who have begun their journey to recovery, and who share their thoughts on the timeless wisdom of C.S. Lewis’s most personal and reflective book, A Grief Observed.

    AWARDS

    • Best Historical Film - Won at the 2011 International Christian Film Festival
    • Gold Award - Best Documentary Under $50,000 - Won at July 2012 - International Christian Visual Media
    • Remi Special Jury Award - 45th Annual WorldFest - 2012

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  • Perpetua: Early Church Martyr

    2011

    Perpetua: Early Church Martyr documents the life and martyrdom of Perpetua in Carthage around AD 202. This young mother dared to claim Jesus as her Lord in the face of Roman opposition, giving up wealth, freedom, and eventually life itself, rather than renounce her faith.

    AWARDS

    • Winner 2011 WorldFest Houston Silver Remi.

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  • The Torchlighters: The Amy Carmichael Story

    2010

    Amy Carmichael rescues children forced into a vile slavery in the temples of cruel Gods in India. The Torchlighters: The Amy Carmichael Story provides an animated and thrilling account suitable for children, focusing on the rescue of one girl—Preena.

    AWARDS

    • Gold Crown for Best Children’s Film 2011 International Christian Visual Media
    • Bronze for Best Youth Film 2011 International Christian Visual Media
    • Silver for Best Series 2011 International Christian Visual Media
    • Silver for Best Documentary Under $50,000 2011 International Christian Visual Media
    • Gold for Best Evangelistic Film 2011 International Christian Visual Media

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  • The Making of the King James Bible

    2010

    Arguably the greatest piece of literature in the English language, and certainly the most influential, the King James Version was born as a gesture of compromise amidst political and religious strife. Follow the whole story in The Making of the King James Bible.

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  • Wesley: A Heart Transformed

    2010

    Step into eighteenth-century England and experience the transformation of one man, whose heart-wrenching search for peace haunts him even as he pours himself into a life of service and evangelism. Filled with adventure and romance, John’s story would be rich material for a screenplay, even without his remarkable faith journey! When combined with his fierce struggle to find lasting peace, you have a gripping tale that leaves the viewer contemplating faith, grace, sin and salvation as never before. In Wesley: A Heart Transformed Can Change the World we follow John’s journey from England to America and back again in search of grace.

    AWARDS

    • American Pixel Academy FEXY AWARD - Winner- for CGI Special Effects (Platinum)
    • 31st ANNUAL TELLY AWARDS - Winner- Religion & Spirituality (Silver), History & Biography (Bronze), CGI/Special Effects (Bronze), Lighting (Bronze)
    • International Christian Media Visual Media Festival Crown Awards - Winner- Best Drama over $250K (Silver), Best Picture (Bronze)
    • Platinum Remi Award - Won at the 44th Worldfest Houston in April 2011

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  • C. H. Spurgeon: the People's Preacher

    2010

    C. H. Spurgeon: The People’s Preacher brings to life the extraordinary story of Charles Haddon Spurgeon, famous preacher and social reformer in 19th-century England. When C. H. Spurgeon, the country boy preacher, accepts the call to move to the big city of London, he has no idea what a sensation his straight-forward presentation of the Gospel will cause. But, cathedrals filled with parishioners are only the beginning for this man of God. Spurgeon’s heart for the downcast leads him to found many ministries to meet the overwhelming needs he sees in the streets of London.

    AWARDS

    • Fred Grosmith Award for Best Christian Film – Christian Broadcasting.
    • 2010 Bronze Crown Award - Best Documentary Over $50,000 at the International Christian Visual Media Association

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  • The Torchlighters: The Perpetua Story

    2009

    Animated true story of Perpetua a young mother of the noble class who accepted death in the arena at Carthage rather than renounce Christ.

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  • The Torchlighters: The Richard Wurmbrand Story

    2008

    Animated account of Richard Wurmbrand who suffered in prison under the Communists in Romania and went on to found The Voice of the Martyrs.

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  • The Torchlighters: The Gladys Aylward Story

    2008

    An animated account of Gladys Aylward, the heroic “small woman” who won many Chinese to Christ and rescued over one hundred children during the Japanese invasion of China.

    AWARDS

    • Remi Gold - Worldfest Houston Awards 2009
    • 2010 Silver Crown Award - Best Series at the International Christian Visual Media Association

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  • The Torchlighters: The Eric Liddell Story

    2007

    Animated account of runner Eric Liddell famed for his win in the 1924 Olympic games and his subsequent mission work in China.

    AWARDS

    •Platinum Award - Children's - Won at 2008 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival
    •Silver Crown Award for Best Series - ICVM 2009
    •Silver Crown Award for Best Children's Film - ICVM 2009
    •Silver Crown Award for Best Youth Film - ICVM 2009

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  • The Torchlighters: The John Bunyan Story

    2006

    An animated account of John Bunyan, the author of Pilgrim’s Progress. Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Hindi, Gujarati.

    AWARDS

    • Gold Crown Award - Best Children's Film - 2008 International Christian Visual Media Awards
    • Gold Crown Award - Best Series - 2008 International Christian Visual Media Awards

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  • Robber of the Cruel Streets, George Muller

    2006

    Robber of the Cruel Streets is the story of George Müller of Bristol and his faith work among orphans.

    AWARDS

    • Platinum, Biographical/Authobiographical at 2007 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival.

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  • The Torchlighters: The William Tyndale Story

    2005

    Animated account of the life of the Bible translator and martyr William Tyndale. Languages: English, Spanish, Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Hindi, Gujarati.

    AWARDS

    • Gold Remi; Children’s Category at 2007 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival
    • Silver Crown Award, Best Curriculum at 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards
    • Bronze Crown Award, Best Picture at 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards
    • Silver Crown Award, Best Children’s Film at 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards
    • Silver Crown Award, Best Youth Film at 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards

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  • The Torchlighters: The Jim Elliot Story

    2005

    Animated account of missionary Jim Elliot and his associates who died bringing the gospel to Indians in Ecuador. Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, Hindi, Gujarati.

    AWARDS

    • Gold Crown Award - Crown Awards 2006
    • Gold Remi Award - Worldfest - Houston 2006
    • Gold Award - Best Children's Film - ICVM Crown Award 2006

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  • Uncommon Union: The Life and Love of Sarah and Jonathan Edwards

    2004

    An Uncommon Union: The Life and Love of Sarah and Jonathan Edwards provides penetrating insight into an amazing home and marriage relationship, one that left an indelible legacy in American history.

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  • The Test of Time

    2001

    A co-production with the BBC, the full title of this program is Putting the teachings of Jesus to the Test of Time, and that is what it does.

    AWARDS

    • Commitment—Columbus Int’l Film & Video, Honorable Mention 2001.
    • Worldfest Houston, Gold Special Jury Award—Family Matters for Film and Video Production 2002.
    • 2002 Crown Awards, Gold Award for Best Documentary, Best Series & Best Curriculum, Bronze Award for Best Youth Film.
    • 2001 British Academy of Film & Television Arts Festival, Best Young People’s Factual TV Program.
    • 2002 Cindy Competition, Silver Int’l. Cindy Award 2003.

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  • Jesus the New Way

    1998

    Jesus: The New Way presents Jesus as you have never seen him before, asking how He understood himself, in his original context, in the setting of first century Judaism.

    AWARDS

    • Chris Statuette at Columbus International Film & Video Festival 1998
    • Gold Award at Worldfest Flagstaff 1998

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  • Candle in the Dark

    1998

    Candle in the Dark is the story of the far-thinking cobbler William Carey and his groundbreaking mission to India.

    AWARDS

    • Gold Award at Christian Broadcasting Commission of UK 1998
    • Gold Award at WorldFest Houston 1999
    • Gold Award at Aurora Awards
    • Bronze Plaque at Columbus International Film & Video Festival 1999
    • Golden Eagle Award at CINE Golden Eagle Awards 1999
    • Silver Angel Award at Angel Awards 2000
    • Best Drama at CEVMA Christian European Visual Media Association 2000

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  • Children's Heroes from Christian History

    1997

    These twelve animated tales of Children’s Heroes from Christian History include Sundar Singh, Hans Egede, Mary Jones, John Paton, David Livingstone, and seven others.

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  • The Reformation Overview

    1995

    The Reformation Overview is a set adapted from six films which between them have won over thirty prestigious international film awards. Included are Wycliffe, Hus, Zwingli, Luther, Calvin, the Sattlers, and Tyndale.

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  • Discovering the Bible

    1995

    Discovering the Bible is an overview of the Bible’s history, a look at Old and New Testaments, and an account of the remarkable story of the Bible’s preservation and influence.

    AWARDS

    • Gold Award from Worldfest Houston
    • Bronze Statuette from Telly Awards

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  • Zwingli and Calvin

    1994

    Accounts of two famous reformers of Switzerland, Zwingli and Calvin.

    AWARDS

    • Bronze Plaque - Chris Awards 1995
    • Certificate of Excellence - US International Film & Video Festival 1995

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  • The Trial and Testimony of the Early Church

    1990

    From Christ to Constantine; Trial and Testimony of the Early Church. The first three centuries were decisive for Christianity. The existence of the church was threatened by powerful opponents. These programs bring you close to the early believers.

    AWARDS

    • Chris Award from Columbus International Film & Video Festival
    • Gold Award from Houston International Film & Video Festival
    • Silver Angel from Angel Awards
    • Golden Eagle Award from CINE
    • Best Series from Christian Visual Media International

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  • John Wycliff: Morningstar

    1984

    John Wycliff, a dramatic film, played in theaters around the world. It tells the story of a great, 14th-century reformer.

    AWARDS

    • Best Film of the Year from the Christian Film Distribution Association.

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  • Torchlighters: the Augustine Story

    2013

    Bright young Augustine thinks his mother’s religion is foolishness. With his “superior” intellect to guide him, he sneaks away from home and ventures to a new life in the city of Rome. Soon Augustine finds himself in an important position as “The Voice of The Emperor,” with the life of luxury he’s always wanted. When the empire decides to take over the Christian basilica, Augustine prepares to give the speech of a lifetime, one that will slow the rising tide of Christianity’s influence. With his devout mother and the unwavering Bishop Ambrose on one side and angry, armed soldiers on the other, Augustine must choose whom he will serve.

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  • Going on Vocation

    2015

    Let’s face it, ever since Adam’s fall work has been no vacation. Do you spend most of your time at a job that seems to have no purpose or meaning? Do you work just so you can pay the bills? Do you feel tired, frustrated, overwhelmed, and unfulfilled in your work? Do you work for a difficult boss or with toxic people? Do you desire to integrate faith with work, but don’t know how to begin? Work is essential to life. Our work is the way we serve others and create blessings in the world. So why is it so hard? Going on Vocation is a two-part documentary and  teaching series that explores these questions and more. Through personal stories of ordinary people at work and expert insight and advice from some of today’s leading voices on faith and work, you will discover that vocation or calling is about much more than your paid job. This series will challenge you to look at work in a whole new way and reap the positive returns of connecting your identity in Christ to your daily vocations. For more information and reviews, go to http://www.goingonvocation.com

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  • This Changed Everything

    2016

    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"?

    In this visually rich, three-part documentary series hosted by actor David Suchet, leading church historians share fascinating insights and pose vital questions about unity, truth, and the future of the Christian church.

    Among the experts featured in this series are Dr. Frank James, Dr. John Armstrong, Dr. Michael Horton, Dr. Jacqueline Rose, Bishop Robert Barron, Mark Galli, Dr. Joel Harrington, Shane Claiborne, Dr. Karin Maag, Dr. Scott Kisker, and many others.

    Bonus material on Disc 2: Over five hours of interviews with experts, virtual tours of key Reformation sites, companion guide in PDF. An interactive guide is also available at www.ThisChangedEverything.com/companion guide. 

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Pocket Classics

  • Clement's First Letter to Corinth

    1994

    Clement was a Roman bishop in the first century AD, who wrote to counsel the Christians at Corinth. His letter was sometimes considered scripture by the early church. Read it for yourself in this handy pocket format.

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  • Justin Martyr's First Apology

    1994

    Justin Martyr was a philosopher turned Christian in the second century AD. Read his famous defense of the faith. (Call 1-800-468-0458 to order)

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  • The Lyons Martyrs and Their Persecution

    1994

    During the second century, the church in Lyons, France, came under severe persecution. This letter describes their horrifying ordeal. (Call 1-800-468-0458 to order)

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Study Guides

  • Reflections on the Lord's Prayer for People with Cancer

    2008

    Study guide for the DVD which reads the Lord's prayer for insights on dealing with cancer.

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  • Reality

    2001

    Study guide for the video in which host Dr. Michael Green goes on a search through the intellectual archives of modern civilization. order the video

  • Knowing Eternity

    2004

    Study guide for the video in which Jean Vanier, a world-renowned spiritual leader, pours forth his insightful reflections on the first 10 chapters of John's Gospel. order the videos and printed guide

  • Christianity and Islam

    2004

    Study guide for the DVD, which was based on Dr. Timothy George's book Is the Father of Jesus the God of Muhammed?

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  • People Who Met Jesus, series 2

    2004

    Study guide for the DVD which looks at how individuals responded when they met Jesus. order the video

  • The Parables of Jesus

    2005

    Study guide for the dvd. order the video

    AWARDS

    • Bronze Crown Award - Best Series - 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards

  • The Path of Jesus

    2007

    Study guide for the DVD which looks at seven turning points in the life of Christ. order the video

  • Jacob's Ladder

    2006

    Study guides for the DVDs which retell many Bible tales for children. order the videos

  • Reflections on Psalm 23 for People with Cancer

    2006

    Study guide for the DVD which reads Psalm 23 for insights toward dealing with cancer.

    DVD AWARDS

    • Silver Crown Award - Best Documentary Under $50,000 - Won at 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards
    • Bronze Crown Award - Best Screenplay - Won at 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards
    • Gold Crown Award - Best Series - Won at 2007 International Christian Visual Media Crown Awards
    • The Freddie Award - Won at the 2007 International Health & Medical Media Awards
    • Platinum Award - Won at 2008 Worldfest Houston International Film Festival
    • Redemptive Film Festival 2008

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  • The Apostles' Creed

    2008

    Study guide for the dvd. order the video

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  • Reflections on the Beatitudes for People with Cancer

    2010

    "You don't have to be angry anymore." Join Ken Curtis as he visits fascinating sites in Israel, among them the location traditionally said to be where Jesus gave the Beatitudes. This brief collection of sayings about our blessedness or happiness was the opening to Jesus' Sermon on the Mount. Ken shows how the Beatitudes provide a whole new dimension in dealing with life's crises.

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