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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 ...

The Execution of Jesus DVD

published 10/1/2014
Walk the streets of Jerusalem's Old City in His footsteps, and explore a tomb in a cave near Mount Zion that dramatically alters our understanding of the greatest story ever told! Delve deep into the origins and enigmas of the scriptures with this groundbreaking program from the acclaimed MYSTERIES OF THE BIBLE. No death in all of history has had a greater impact on mankind than the Biblical account of the death of Jesus Christ. And while his life is cloaked in mystery, the details of his death...

The Four Acts of Prayer DVD

published 10/1/2014
Both new and experienced Christians find praying to be something of a mystery and often wonder about how to pray. This resource with Walter Wangerin, Jr. presents a framework for praying that infuses prayer with a rhythm while maintaining its personal nature. He teaches that prayer is more than communication; it is a conversation between God and each one of us and is made up of these four acts: we speak, God listens, God speaks, we listen. Divided into ten lessons, the use of stories explore ...

The Global Banquet: Politics of Food

published 10/1/2014
This video exposes globalization's profoundly damaging effect on our food system in terms that are understandable to the non-specialist. It debunks several underlying myths about global hunger. -That hunger results from scarcity -That small countries don't know how to feed themselves -That only market-driven, chemically-based industrial agriculture can fee the world. (2 segments, each 28 minutes)

The Gospel of John

published 10/1/2014
3 DVDs In this seven-session video Bible study, Dr. John C. Holbert (Professor of Preaching and Old Testament at Perkins School of Theology, Dallas, TX), explores some of John's remarkably different ideas about the ways Jesus relates to the world and what it is that Jesus means to the world. Seven 20-minute lessons on two videos. Leader's Guide (1990)

The Great Bible Discovery Series: Discovering an Empty Tomb DVD

published 10/1/2014
Combines live action with storybook style animation. David Mead is the host, explaining the action and posing questions in a fresh, entertaining way. This episode follows Jesus from His triumphant entry into Jerusalem to His glorious resurrection on Easter morning. (Ages 6-12) 40 mins

The Iron Wall

published 10/1/2014
features interviews with prominent Israeli and Palestinian peace activists and political analysts, as well as Israeli settlers and soldiers, and Palestinian farmers. 2007 School of Mission Video

The Jesus Creed DVD: Seven lessons on loving god and loving others

published 10/1/2014
This DVD provides a seven-week study on lessons on how to mature following the model that Jesus provided for his first disciples.

The Jesus I Never Knew DVD

published 10/1/2014
Philip Yancey- A 6-Session Video Series which is a literate and piercingly honest look at the teachings, person, and life of Jesus Christ. You'll experience the insights, the impact, the energy, the challenges, and the life-changes. You'll press beyond popular notions and stereotypes of Jesus to obtain fresh, uncluttered perspectives on history's central figure. (Leader's Guide, Participant's Guide - additional ones must be purchased from Zondervan or other book store, a copy of the book by the ...

The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem

published 10/1/2014
"The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem." By Rev. Adam Hamilton, with leader"s guide and hardback book. Journey with Hamilton as he travels from Nazareth to Bethlehem. As he did with Jesus" crucifixion in "24 Hours That Changed the World," Hamilton once again approaches a world-changing event with thoughtfulness. Using historical information, archaeological data, and Hamilton"s personal look at some of the stories, Jesus" birth will become more real as you walk this road alongside this ...

The Lion and the Lamb

published 10/1/2014
Christopher Reeve and Amy Grant relate this touching story of how an escaped lion and a newborn lamb teach a brother and sister the true spirit of Christmas.

The Lost Children of Haiti

published 10/1/2014
12-minute segments from CBS" 60 Minutes Scott Pelley reports on the most vulnerable victims of Haiti's earthquake are the tens of thousand of displaced children who face not only hunger, homelessness, disease, and sexual assault, but also a form of slavery that is legal in the Caribbean country. Aid workers say the earthquake has led to more enslaved children, who endure unimaginable cruelty, backbreaking physical labor, and sever deprivations from a very young age.

The Nativity Story

published 10/1/2014
"The Nativity Story." This 2006 feature film stars Keisha Castle-Hughes as Mary and Oscar Isaac as Joseph. Follow the drama that focuses on the period in their lives when they journeyed to Bethlehem for the birth of Jesus.

The Outsiders DVD

published 10/1/2014
The Outsiders is a new look into the lives and abilities of several top-notch surfers from Australia and the United States, and reveals the true substance behind their fame. Produced by The Walking on Water Foundation.

The Passion Narratives

published 10/1/2014
The Passion Narratives. In this study, Dr. James "Mickey" Efird walks us through each of the four Gospel accounts of Jesus' betrayal, death, and resurrection. (The Efird Bible Study Series)

The Power of Forgiveness

published 10/1/2014
Kit Every human being gets hurt in ways both big and small, and in turn, we sometimes inflict hurt on others. There comes a time when we face the difficult choice to forgive others and to forgive ourselves. But forgiveness can seem impossible, even undesirable. This resource presents four studies that open our minds and our hearts to a new understanding of forgiveness so we can embrace forgiveness as a key to a wholesome and free life. This program features Dr. Everett J. Worthington, executive ...

The Prayer Path: A Christ-centered Labyrinth Experience

published 10/1/2014
(Kit- Leaders Guide, 10 Devotional Guides, 6 CDs, 2 Videos) With The Prayer Path, you will create your own multimedia labyrinth for a unique guided prayer and devotional adventure. You will journey through the labyrinth over the span of about an hour guided by an inspirational CD narration, set against a worshipful music background. Eleven stations on your journey lead to let go of the busyness, hurts and distractions that can spoil relationships; center your life on God; and reach out to the ...

The Roma: History, Culture and Faith

published 10/1/2014
Glimpse of the rich history, close-knit family life and joyful faith of the Roma and will lead you to a deeper understanding of the people.

The Trial of Jesus

published 10/1/2014
Examine what little is known of the actual proceeding that condemned Jesus to death. See why many leading biblical scholars insist the scriptural account cannot be accurate. Go beyond faith in this multi-faceted look at one of the most important events in history. It is an event that changed the course of human history. Yet, beyond the familiar biblical accounts, shockingly little is known about the trial and crucifixion of Jesus. And many of the world\'s most distinguished biblical scholars ...

The United Methodist Way: Faith Working Through Love.

published 10/1/2014
The United Methodist Way: Faith Working Through Love. This 20-minute Adobe Flash presentation shows how following John Wesley"s rules in both doctrine and practice leads to transformed lives and a transformed world.

The Visual Bible Series - Matthew: A Dramatic Presentation of the Life of Jesus

published 10/1/2014
This powerful and entertaining video series is taken word-for-word from the text of the New International Version translation. The film appeals to all ages and it offers educational and spiritual value. From the choices on each DVD on the main menu, you may add your personal preferences and needs and search specifically by chapters and events. Part 1) 135 minutes Part 2) 130 minutes (1984)

The Wesleyan Way: A Faith That Matters

published 10/1/2014
Bishop Scott Jones helps seekers and believers to envision and practice discipleship as a way of life. The study is eight sessions, with leader materials. Each video is about 12 minutes and has three parts: introduction by Jones, special presenters, and a testimony. Oklahoma"s Jessica Moffatt Seay is a presenter.

The Women of Color Scholars Program

published 10/1/2014
In 1988, the Black Clergywomen Caucus of the United Methodist Church met in the Bahamas to bring to light some of the concerns involving black women and the church. One of the issues discussed was the lack of women of color faculty at United Methodist seminaries and theological schools. What began as a discussion resulted in a recommendation that the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry develop strategies to address this imbalence. 39 minutes

The World is Your Parish: Oklahoma Conference Ministry Review 2003-2004

published 10/1/2014
The World is Your Parish: Oklahoma Conference Ministry Review 2003-2004 A 50-minute DVD or VHS about Oklahoma Conference ministries that include: Volunteers In Mission, Circle of Care, Criminal Justice and Mercy Ministries, Oklahoma City University, Camp and Retreat Ministries, Cookson Hills Ministry Center, and the United Methodist Foundation.

Theologians Under Hitler DVD

published 10/1/2014
This film, based upon groundbreaking research, introduces the viewer to three of the greatest Christian scholars of the twentieth century: Paul Althaus, Emanuel Hirsch, and Gerhard Kittel, men who were also outspoken supporters of Hitler and the Nazi party. This provocative film asks: how could something like this happen in the heart of Christian Europe? Could it happen again? How does the scholarship of this period affect the church today? Does the church of today retain the ability to ...

They Like Jesus but Not the Church by Dan Kimball

published 10/1/2014
In They Like Jesus but Not the Church you will encounter the firsthand thoughts and feelings of those who find Jesus attractive but dont care for organized religion. Here are insights that will allow you to respond truthfully, caringly, and engagingly to such concerns as: Isn't the church just organized religion that is politically motivated? Is the church homophobic? Does it take the entire Bible literally? Does the church repress women? Is it judgmental and negative? Does it arrogantly think ...

This Is Christianity

published 10/1/2014
 (Video Study- DVD, Leaders guide, Book) In This Is Christianity, he uses the framework of the Apostles Creed to discuss key beliefs of the Christian faith in a way that is compelling and easy to understand.

Three Simple Questions: Knowing the God of Love, Hope and Purpose

published 10/1/2014
A six-week study for adults with a comprehensive eaders guide. Reinforces connection to the scripture. Each section leads naturally into discussion and sharing through the use of stories, Scripture, personal comments, and music. Session 1: Introduction (10:03) Session 2: Who Is God? (9:25) Session 3: Who Am I? (7:41) Session 4: Who Are We Together? (13:15) Session 5: Praying the Questions (6:54) Session 6: Living the Questions (7:47)  

Three Simple Rules: A Wesleyan Way of Living

published 10/1/2014
A presentation of John Wesley's General Rules Five conversations designed for personal or small-group studies. A presentation of John Wesley's General Rules. Invitation to a more faithful way of living as disciples of Jesus Christ. Session 1: Introduction (8 min) Session 2: Do No Harm (10 min) Session 3: Do Good (11 min) Session 4: Stay in Love with God (8 min) Session 5: A Daily Practice (12 min)  

Through Baptism We Are Initiated!

published 10/1/2014
Through Baptism We Are Initiated! 23:27 mins By Rev. Dr. Mouzon Biggs Jr.

Through the Corridors of Mission: The story of mission through the centuries

published 10/1/2014
The story of mission through the centuries A timeless classic on Christian mission offering a survey of mission through the centuries, including key shifts in concepts of mission. Providing a biblical basis for mission in different periods and centuries, and offers specific stories of women engaged in mission against the odds. Tells the story of mission with its triumphs and pitfalls, joys and missteps, urging the faithful to continue to be gospel-bearers, participating in God's passionate task ...

Transformed Giving

published 10/1/2014
Transformed Giving: realizing your churchs full stewardship potential.

Unlearning Indian Stereotypes

published 10/1/2014
DVD: 2009 mission study Narrated by Native American children, the DVD teaches about Native American racial stereotypes and provides an introduction to Native American history through the eyes of children.

Uppity Women of the Bible

published 10/1/2014
Uppity Women of the Bible. This four-volume DVD-based series features Hebrew Bible professor Lisa Wolfe of Oklahoma City University. With careful scholarship, she presents a lively discussion of Ruth, The Songs of Songs, Esther, and Judith.

View from the Inside: Alzheimer's Disease-The Journey Within

published 10/1/2014
Alzheimer's 19 mins

Volunteers in Mission

published 10/1/2014
This exciting video about the wonderful work of Oklahoma Volunteers in Mission is a compilation of the sharing of several people of all ages who have taken time out of their busy lives to go on a VIM trip to somewhere in the world and the US. Each of these enthusiastic witnesses report about the change hands-on-mission has made for their own faith journey and their outreach of their congregations. 8 min (2003)

Wesley and His Times

published 10/1/2014

What does it Mean to be United Methodist?

published 10/1/2014
DVD set 5 sessions 1. Wesleyan Heritage 2. John Wesley's Theology 3. Wesleyan Quadrilateral 4. Sacraments 5. How do United Methodists "do" Church?

What's in the Bible and Why Should I Care?

published 10/1/2014
Cokesbury released this Bible study series titled Whats in the Bible and Why Should I Care? The topics are relevant, the writers are good, and the series is affordable. Alex Joyner, who teaches the Perkins Course of Study school, is one of the writersvery solid. For that study, these books are now available: Whats in the Bible About God? Whats in the Bible About Jesus? and Whats in the Bible About Us?

What's It About? A Character Education Program

published 10/1/2014
What's It About: A Character Education Program-- a DVD Set written and performed by Mark Scharenbroich. This resource is a four-part character education with multiple uses in secondary schools. Each segment features Mark, an Emmy award winning speaker, in a live presentation to high schools students. Humor grabs the audience; his messages move them to action. Each DVD also features high school seniors sharing insights and advice supporting each segment. (2004) Facilitator's Guidebook which ...

What's so Amazing About Grace?

published 10/1/2014
Its one thing to talk about grace; its another to taste its power. What's So Amazing about Grace? Curriculum kit takes you and your group for interactive, gut-level, encounters with radical, life-changing grace. Through candid video interviews, Philip Yancey integrates true-life faces and experiences with ten powerful sessions that will rock your perceptions, get you thinking and talking and help you discover together why grace is more amazing than you ever dreamed. Kit includes- 1 Leaders ...

When Freedom? Sudan in Captivity

published 10/1/2014
DVD: 2009 mission study Through this video, Sudanese refugees, along with Rev. Dr. Angelique Walker-Smith, help us remember those who remain in Sudan and live in constant fear, much like the ancient Israelites in Egypt. Despite the religious and political climate in Sundan, churches continue to provide worship, educational opportunties, and health care. They also address issues of justice and peace, inviting us to be partners in their struggles and dreams.

Where Do I Go Now, God?

published 10/1/2014
(Planning Kit- Workbook, Leader guide, DVD) Restless Hearts Where Do I Go Now, God? is a 6-week study for young adults that will help them reflect upon who they are, upon what they want to do with their lives, and upon Gods presence and care in the midst of their vocational journey.

Why Jesus?

published 10/1/2014
FILMED ON LOCATION IN ISRAEL Culture is blurring the lines between different faiths.It is increasingly difficult for people to grasp how their faith in Jesus Christ is unique. In these four powerful sessions, David Nasser addresses the tough questions that people have about Jesus and points them back to the scriptural truths about our Savior.Filmed on location all throughout Israel and includes teaching from Jerusalem, Bethlehem, the Sea of Galilee, the Garden of Gethsemane, the Mount of Olives ...

World Peace

published 10/1/2014
Award-winning filmmaker Chris Farina portrays public school teacher John Hunter and his 4th-grade students as they participate in a educational exercise he developed called "The World Peace Game". Follows these 9 and ten-year-old students as they assume roles as world leaders responding to an ongoing series of real world military, economic, and environmental crises.

Worship Feast Liturgical Dance DVD

published 10/1/2014
A DVD with a manual that has step-by-step instructions for eight dances. Dances are set to a variety of songs including hymns and contemporary Christian music.

Worship Feast Prayer Stations DVD

published 10/1/2014
A CD-ROM that has videos and Adobe PDFs on how to set up prayer stations, still-life images that you can use with these prayer stations, and eight original musical compositions for worship.
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