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Because of Bethlehem/He Chose the Nails

published 9/1/2016

All I Want for Christmas

published 8/30/2016

John: The Gospel of Light and Life

published 8/30/2016

Taking Church to the Community

published 8/30/2016

The Wonder of Christmas

published 8/30/2016

Who Is My Neighbor: Native American Methodism in Oklahoma

published 8/10/2016
Documentary produced in conjunction with the Acts of Repentance Toward Healing Relationships With Indigenous Peoples conducted at General Conference in 2012 and at the Oklahoma Annual Conference in 2016. It tells the history of the complex relationship between Native Americans and the United Methodist Church.

Can't Stop the Water

published 7/25/2016

A Thrill of Hope

published 1/20/2016
The Christmas Story in Word and Art. With discussion guide.

Invitation to the New Testament

published 1/20/2016
“Invitation to the New Testament,” by David A. deSilva, professor of New Testament and Greek at Ashland Theological Seminary in Ashland, Ohio, and Emerson B. Powery, chairman of the Department of Theology and Christian Origins at Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn. The kit consists of eight segments on DVD and comes with guides for leaders and participants.

Animated Stories from the Bible: The King is born

published 12/11/2015
children's video

Not a Silent Night: Mary Looks Back to Bethlehem

published 10/13/2015
Imagine Jesus from Mary's point of view -- proud of her son, in awe of his gifts and mission, guided by love for him as a person and so much more. This DVD is meant for group use along with Adam Hamilton's book of the same name. DVD contains five videos of about 10 minutes each.

Sent: Delivering the Gift of Hope at Christmas

published 10/13/2015
Dynamic pastor Jorge Acevedo leads a five-week journey to discover  how, where, and why we are sent. Joining him on the journey are four young clergy who challenge us through story, art, and Bible study. DVD contains five video sessions for small group use, less than 10 minutes each. Comes with leader guide, youth study book and children's leader guide.

Joseph: The Journey to Forgiveness

published 9/21/2015
A six-session Bible study led by Melissa Spoelstra explores what God has to say to us about grace and forgiveness through Joseph's story of trial and triumph found in Genesis 37-50. Includes DVD, leader guide, participant book, and preview book. The study covers questions such as "How do I stop dwelling on the hurt?" "Is forgiving someone excusing what happened?" "When will I stop having to re-forgive?" and "Is there a difference between forgiveness and reconciliation?"

In God's Time

published 9/15/2015
A captivating celebration of the liturgical year, this DVD comprises six beautiful reflections presented against a back of evocative graphics and stirring melodies, each designed to empower and ignite the imagination. These reflections can be used in a variety of pastoral settings, as well as with post-primary students of all levels in a school setting. Each reflection is thoughtfully linked to a specific time such as Harvest, Advent, Lent and the Angelus; in addition there is one entitled ...

Making Sense of the Bible

published 8/24/2015
DVD features Adam Hamilton discussing his ideas in 6 six sessions: Making Sense of the Old Testament; Making Sense of the New Testament;, Questions About the Nature of Scripture;, The Bible and Science; Violence, Suffering and Other Troubling Issues; and Wrestling with  Issues of Sexuality and Relationships. Hamilton is senior pastor of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan. Comes with a leader guide.

Credo Confirmation Multimedia Tools

published 8/20/2015
Credo Confirmation Multimedia Teaching Tools makes lessons come alive for your confirmands as they learn their story, confirm their faith and live out their commitment as United Methodist Christians. DVD and 16-page guidebook.

A Place for All: Faith and Community for Persons With Disabilities

published 7/29/2015
DVD explores the courageous stories of persons with disabilities as they succeed in making their faith communities truly inclusive.

History, Culture and Faith in Latin America

published 7/29/2015
An overview of the richness of Latin America and its people. The role of women in Latin American society is examined, as well as challenges women encounter. The work of the church in Latin America and its impact is explored. Videos are included of United Methodist Women's partners' work in the region with women and children. 26 minutes.

I Believe You: Faiths' Response to Intimate Partner Violence

published 7/29/2015
A documentary filled with the hard-won wisdom of survivors and the insight of clergy and program leaders from Jewish, United Methodist, Presbyterian, Evangelical Lutheran and Muslim faith groups. 57 minutes. Closed-captioned.

Mission Giving: United Methodist Women Changing Lives

published 7/29/2015
A publication of United Methodist Women. Website: www.missionresourcecenter.org

No Sanctuary: Big Business and Family Detention

published 7/29/2015
A 30-minute video in English and Spanish by Matthew Gossage, produced by Grassroots Leadership and Matthew Gossage. The film gives a brief history of family detention and the coalition that brought it to an end at the T. Don Hutto family detention center in Texas.

United Methodist Women: Faith, Hope, Love in Action

published 7/29/2015
A publication of United Methodist Women. Website: www.missionresourcecenter.org

Who I Am Called to Be

published 7/29/2015
A DVD for laity in the United Methodist Church who feel called by God to become part of a covenant community and make a lifetime commitment to ministries of love, justice and service.

Celebrate What's Right With the World

published 7/27/2015
Dewitt Jones asks: Do we choose to see possibilities? Do we really believe they're there? He assures us that there is always more than one right answer. Celebrating what's right with the world helps us recognize the possibilities and find solutions for many of the challenges before us.

A district superintendent's first year

published 7/6/2015
A CD designed to help newly appointed superintendents to prepare themselves for the transition into their new role. Topics include "Opportunities and Challenges Before Moving Day," "Making the Most of the Summer Months," "The Charge Conference Season," "The Appointment Making Season," "Findings and Recommendations," "Some 'Right Questions' for District Superintendents," "Pastoral Vitality Matrix and Congregational Vitality Matrix." The CD also gives information on the Lewis Center for Church ...

Depot of Hope

published 7/6/2015
Visit the UMCOR Sager Brown Depot and campus in Baldwin, La., where a mission has been taking place for more than 140 years. See how gifts of hope are assembled and dispatched to those who need them most. Learn how you can be a part of the life and ministry of UMCOR Sager Brown.

Committed to Christ

published 2/26/2015
"Committed to Christ: Six Steps to a Generous Life" is a six-week stewardship program that presents giving as a lifelong journey in Christian discipleship. The DVD includes seven gathering time loops of about 1:30 minutes each and seven sermon lead-ins running about 45 seconds each. The video is by Bob Crossman, director of the New Church Leadership Institute for the Arkansas Conference of the United Methodist Church and a Ministry Strategist with Horizons Stewardship.

Extravagant Generosity: The Heart of Giving

published 2/26/2015
Built on Robert Schnase's groundbreaking book "Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations," Michael Reeves and Jennifer Tyler's "Extravagant Generosity" program connects the spiritual role of generosity to daily financial discipleship. DVD includes four video meditations for use with small groups and Sunday school classes; four 60-second worship clips to introduce the weekly themes; and an introductory video to preview "Extravagant Generosity" online or at worship gathering times.

Prom Night in Mississippi

published 2/9/2015
The story of the 2008 senior prom at Charleston High School in Mississippi, the school's first integrated prom. Classes at the school had been integrated for decades, but proms were held separately. Movie star Morgan Freedman offered to pay for the senior prom, under the condition that it be integrated. The video comes with an educators' companion guide for discussion of social justice and anti-bullying.

Standing in Need: Systemic Poverty in Our Midst

published 1/22/2015
This DVD explores the various components of poverty (losing one's home, becoming unemployed or underemployed) and shows how people navigate the state support systems. Through various stories, you and the faith community will be challenged to work compassionately with the poor.

The Journey

published 1/22/2015
Take your group on a journey with Adam Hamilton as he travels on video from Nazareth to Bethlehem in this fascinating look at the birth of Jesus Christ. This 5-session DVD was filmed on location in the Holy Land and is an essential companion resource to the (included) book "The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem." Hamilton is senior pastor of the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan.

Time Together In Ministry Everyday

published 1/22/2015
Together In Ministry Everyday (TIME) is the first in the "Go Fish!" series of proven evangelism resources. We can't expect that people will come to our churches simply because we are there. We've got to go fishing for people! Creator of the series was Dr. Kent Millard, senior pastor of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, Ind. The kit features a DVD with clips for use in worship and ministry team meetings, and outlines for a Together in Ministry Everyday sermon series. There are ...

VeggieTales: Sheerluck Holmes and the Golden Ruler

published 1/22/2015
Larry the Cucumber is detective dynamo Sheerluck Holmes and Bob the Tomato is his sidekick Dr. Watson. Will Sheerluck remember the all-important golden rule in time to rescue the missing Golden Ruler?

Covenant Bible Study

published 11/13/2014
Covenant Bible Study is a conversation. The video discussions with Bible study contributors, led by pastors Christine Chakoian and Shane Stanford, are a key part of the Covenant experience. These conversation s are designed to spark discussion s of the Bible in your group meeting experiences. While most groups will play the videos in their entirety, some leaders may choose to play selected portions of the conversations for their groups. Leaders will practice active listening when previewing the ...

Sisters: Bible Study For Women, Finding Balance: Loving God with Heart and Soul, Mind and Strength DVD

published 10/1/2014
This is a six-week. It will help the women in your group consider the question of balance in their lives--between service and worship, duty and devotion, doing and being. Author Becca Stevens will guide the study, examining the lives of New Testament women such as Mary and Martha, Lydia, Mary the mother of Jesus, the Canaanite woman, and Mary Magdalene. Becca will conclude the study by exploring the anointings of Jesus Christ, in which women played a crucial role. Leader's Guide & Participant's ...

Sisters: Unfailing Love: Growing Closer to Jesus Christ

published 10/1/2014
Sisters: Bible Study for Women Video Set or DVD Set Rebecca Laird will facilitate a group of women to explore the life of Jesus - offering deep spiritual friendship and unfailing love to all of them. Meeting six weeks and using the Gospel of Luke, your Sisters group will encounter Jesus as an infant and a child; will consider his baptism and his healing and love; and will look for clues and inspiration in Jesus' relationships with his closest disciples. Along with his disciples, this group will ...

Splashed with Promise

published 10/1/2014
3 parts., 1 DVD 1. Learning the Language of Faith 2. Living the Language of Faith 3. Passing on the Language of Faith

Standing in Need: Systemic Poverty in Our Midst

published 10/1/2014
Video is broken up into a number of easily usable segments for teaching a study.

Stanley the Stinkbug Goes to Camp

published 10/1/2014
There's someone new coming to the garden's Summer Camp this year, and, well, he has a problem. He stinks. But that's what stink bugs do. God helps the summer camp to realize that the reason Stanley stinks is because he's afraid and the thing he is most afraid of is others not liking him and accepting him the way he is. Our garden friends soon learn that God created each of us for very special reasons and that, even though Stanley is different, they need to show him love. Young children. 60 min ...

Stop Bullying: Standing Up for Yourselves and Others

published 10/1/2014
Every school day, 150,000 American students stay home to avoid being bullied and they feel hopeless. They need to know what to do if they are being bullied or if they witness bullying. Through presentations by Mark Brown, Youth Motivational Specialist and student's real-life experiences, this video gives students concrete steps they can take to respond to bullying. @ 20 min, (2003).

Stories, Vol. 5 Rebellion, Settling for less, Life’s unfair.

published 10/1/2014
Stories—Doug Fields, student pastor at Saddleback Church and author of Purpose-Driven Youth Minsitry—“I have found that nothing captures the attention of teenagers today more than testimonies from their peers. These 2-3 minute stores are perfect for teeing-up you Bible study lesson or creating discussion before your lesson begins. STORIES is just another way to help you minister to the needs of your teenagers.” Each DVD has 6 brief video illustrations for youth groups Vol. 4: Doubt, depression, ...

Stories, Vol. 6 DVD, Loneliness, consequences, and faith in action

published 10/1/2014
Stories—Doug Fields, student pastor at Saddleback Church and author of Purpose-Driven Youth Minsitry—“I have found that nothing captures the attention of teenagers today more than testimonies from their peers. These 2-3 minute stores are perfect for teeing-up you Bible study lesson or creating discussion before your lesson begins. STORIES is just another way to help you minister to the needs of your teenagers.” Each DVD has 6 brief video illustrations for youth groups Vol. 4: Doubt, depression, ...

Stories, Vol. 7, Painful home, peer pressure, giving up.

published 10/1/2014
Stories—Doug Fields, student pastor at Saddleback Church and author of Purpose-Driven Youth Minsitry—“I have found that nothing captures the attention of teenagers today more than testimonies from their peers. These 2-3 minute stores are perfect for teeing-up you Bible study lesson or creating discussion before your lesson begins. STORIES is just another way to help you minister to the needs of your teenagers.” Each DVD has 6 brief video illustrations for youth groups Vol. 4: Doubt, depression, ...

Stumbling Blocks to Faith

published 10/1/2014
Many people say they would like to become a Christian believer but cannot because of some insurmountable stumbling blocks. This program presents the most common ones: Hypocrisy, Intolerance, Science, Suffering, Sacrifice. 95 mins.

Surviving to Thriving: Successfully Including the Child with Special Needs

published 10/1/2014
The success of a child is often closely tied to the success of a volunteer.  We'll equip volunteers with tips and tactics for keeping the most challenging child engaged. You'll learn easy and effective communication techniques, behavior management strategies, and activity adaptations that acan make any children's ministry environment a meaningful experience for everyone involved. Setup a visual schedule, arrange the physical space, and present the Bible story in a way that participants with ...

Take Away Our Bent to Sinning!

published 10/1/2014
Take Away Our Bent to Sinning! 22:25 mins by Rev. Dr. Mouzon Biggs Jr.

The Apostles Collection, The Story of Paul the Apostle--

published 10/1/2014
From Peter's conversion to Paul's missions, this authoritative collection draws on ancient texts, visits to sacred sites and interviews with esteemed theologians to explore the lives, legacies and Pauls world. Paul the Apostle examines the earliest extant Christian writings to shed light on the man who ensured the religion's survival. Go far beyond the scriptures for an illuminating look at the ordinary men whose faith forever changed the world. (2000) 70 min

The Apostles Collection, The Story of the Twelve Apostles

published 10/1/2014
They were Christ's first adherents, closest companions and partners in spreading God's Word. He chose twelve personally; the last came to Jesus only after the Crucifixion, yet was arguably the most important figure in Christianity's early history. This authoritative collection draws on ancient texts, visits to sacred sites and interviews with esteemed theologians to explore the lives, legacies and their world view. Narrated by Martin Sheen, this resource reveals the extraordinary, untold tales ...

The Bible Jesus Read: An Exploration of the Old Testament DVD Set

published 10/1/2014
Kit Hosted by author, Philip Yancey, this study combines scholarship and insight to bring new light to old material and stimulate new thought and further study. This eight-session study uses video and group discussion to explore the sometimes shocking and cryptic writings of the Old Testament to help readers know God better. Yancey serves as guide and interpretive leader of each session and, in a series of in-depth interviews and explanations, he covers five crucial segments of the Old ...

The Changing Face of Worship: The Church in a Postmodern World

published 10/1/2014
The challenge Christianity faces in attracting the MTV generation to the Church of the 21st century Today’s Christian churches face the challenge of existing in a postmodern world, in which all principles are questioned, all opinions and beliefs are proclaimed equally valid — if not equally true — and everything is considered relative. Throughout North America, a rapidly growing movement known as “alternative worship” is experimenting to meet this challenge. This program explores the changing ...
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