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The Epic of Eden

published 4/5/2018

Half Truths

published 2/23/2018

A Different kind of Christmas

published 11/28/2017
Mike Slaughter inspires viewers to approach Christmas differently and be transformed in the process. About 69 minutes, with guides for children, youth and adults.

Faithful: Christmas Through the Eyes of Joseph

published 10/23/2017
Four videos featuring Adam Hamilton teaching about Joseph and what we as Christians can learn from him. The videos when combined with the book and leader guide, provide an engaging 4-week group study. Åbout 42 minutes.

Biography: Paul

published 9/20/2017
A biography of Paul from the Biography Channel. 50 minutes.

Missionary Conferences: Together in Mission

published 8/10/2017
An overview of the three missionary conferences of the United Methodist Church in the United States. Video offers an understanding of the historical context of the missionary conferences. Video produced by the United Methodist Women (25 minutes)

Alcohol: The Substance, The Addiction, the Solution

published 7/20/2017
Recovering alcoholics, a treatment psychologist and a physician speak candidly about the causes and effects of alcoholism and the challenges of recovery. (40 minutes)

Disease (in two parts)

published 7/20/2017
Two-part series from Dr. Kevin McCauley of The Institute for Addiction Study examines the disease model of addiction

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Other Drug Use During Pregnancy

published 7/20/2017
This program focusing on Native American populations profiles an 8-year-old Apache boy who was born with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Program also examines babies born to cocaine-addicted mothers, illustrating how the drug can cause birth defects. (19 minutes)

Finding Hope in Recovery

published 7/20/2017
Challenging, heartbreaking stories of families living with addiction. Societal issues that create stigma are examined. (44 minutes)

Prescription Drugs: Recovery From the Hidden Addiction

published 7/20/2017
Recovering addicts and treatment professionals, including a physician and registered nurse, share their perspectives on an addiction that is often underreported and overlooked, especially among older adults. (31 minutes. Video from Hazeldon Foundation)

Sobering Facts: The Risks of Alcohol Use

published 7/20/2017
Alcohol use is so pervasive in our society that sooner or later every teen will face personal decisions about underage drinking. With an emphasis on making safe decisions, this video equips teens with information about alcohol use -- how it affects the brain, how it increases the likelihood of accidents and injuries and how it can harm school performance, relationships and health. (11 minutes)

Stages of Family Recovery

published 7/20/2017
For families, the pain of living with a loved one's addiction can lead to shame, secrecy and isolation. This video lets families know they're not alone, and that recovery is possible. (36 minutes)

Walking Through the Fear: Women and Substance Abuse

published 7/20/2017
Increasing numbers of women are addicted to alcohol and drugs, yet only one in five people in treatment centers is a woman. Why aren't women getting the help they need to overcome their addictions? (28 minutes)

Drugs and the Brain: Stimulants-The Mechanics of Pleasure

published 7/6/2017
Like an avenue filled with neon signs, the brain's so-called pleasure pathway can light up or go dark, depending on what sort of stimulation it receives. This program explores the workings of the human nerve center under the influence of cocaine, amphetamines and other stimulants. 52 minutes.

Making Sense of Addiction

published 7/6/2017
What happens psychologically when you begin to use drugs and how does that play into the progression of addiction? Dr. John Keppler discusses ways to help heal an addicted brain, stressing abstinence and healthy life choices. 34 minutes.

Pleasure Unwoven: A Personal Journey About Addiction

published 7/6/2017
In a video essay, Dr. Kevin McCauley examines the question of whether addiction can be considered a disease.  McCauley turns complex neuroscientific concepts into easy-to-understand visual images that will help people in recovery feel better understood and their families and friends feel hope that recovery is possible. 70 minutes.

Bill W. and Dr. Bob

published 7/3/2017
A textured and truthful retelling of Alcoholics Anonymous' story. "The play sketches evocative portraits of two complex men without portraying either as an untarnished hero." (Boston Globe) Running time 1:58, plus 25-minute "talk-back" session.

Clean and Sober

published 7/3/2017
Michael Keaton plays a real-estate broker whose cocaine habit nearly consumes him until he enters a local detox program promising discretion and privacy. It also guarantees the toughest battle of his life. 124 minutes.

Georgia

published 7/3/2017
Sadie is desperately looking up to her older sister Georgia who is a famous C&W artist. Sadie wants to be a famous artist like her sister, but is always doing everything wrong. Her desperate need to be accepted by her sister is constantly complicated by her drug and alcohol problems. Georgia lives a very ordered life with husband, house and children, and Sadie does everything to get her attention. Running time 118 minutes.

Nothing to Rave About

published 7/3/2017
Across the country, increasing numbers of young adults consider club drugs a harmless enhancement to a night of dancing, bar-hopping, or concert-going. In this video, young people ages 17 through 22 describe how they learned the hard way that there is no such thing as a safe recreational drug. Moving testimonials as well as interviews with an emergency-room doctor, a researcher and a drug enforcement agent, reveal the hidden dangers and expose the popular myths of club drugs. Running time: 24 ...

The World's Most Dangerous Drug

published 7/3/2017
Methamphetamine -- "meth" -- is considered to be one of the hardest drugs to quit. It is ravaging rural communities and spreading its poison to major metropolitan areas and across international borders. What makes this drug so powerful, addictive and destructive? A National Geographic Channel production. 52 minutes.

Crystal Darkness: Meth's Deadly Assault on our Families

published 6/29/2017
A 30-minute documentary by Childhelp examines meth's devastating attack on our youth and their families.

I'm Dancing as Fast as I Can

published 6/29/2017
The true story of Barbara Gordon, a television documentary producer who becomes hopelessly dependent on tranquilizers.  The movie, starring Jill Clayburgh, is an examination of the "success syndrome" that affects the lives of people whose career triumphs are achieved at great personal sacrifice. 106 minutes.

Making Peace With the Mind: Pathological Gambling -- A Costly Addiction

published 6/29/2017
In this three-part series, anecdotal case studies and scientific research are blended into a candid analysis of three chronic mental disorders: pathological gambling, post-traumatic stress disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder. The pogram also describes the emotional attraction of games of chance and explains the biochemical roles of serotonin and dopamine in gambling addiction. 52 minutes.

Older Adults & Addiction

published 6/29/2017
As baby boomers reach retirement age, substance abuse among these older adults is on the rise. The good news is that it's never too late to change. DVD, which features Dr. David Oslin and Frederick Blow, Ph.D., includes methods of screening, assessing, and conducting brief interventions. 40 minutes.

Reclaim Your Family From Addiction

published 6/29/2017
Craig Hakken explains how families who have spent years building a life together can lose their identity and meaning in the wake of the illness of addiction. 84 minutes.

Stop the Chaos

published 6/29/2017
Living without alcohol or other drugs takes more than making a promise to yourself to stop. It means making fundamental changes in how you live day to day. This DVD draws from recovering people's valuable experiences. Realistic scenarios depict challenging situations every recovering individual faces. 32 minutes.

The Cat Who Drank & Used Too Much

published 6/29/2017
Narrated by Julie Harris, this delightful tale for elementary age through adults, deals with addiction in a positive, non-threatening way. Pat the cat started innocently enough with a drink or two with meals but became obsessed with drinking and experimenting with other substances. Pat needed help and found it. 12 minutes.

The Meth Epidemic

published 6/29/2017
Methamphetamine started as a fad among West Coast motorcycle gangs in the 1970s and spread quickly across the United States. Frontline investigates the ongoing problem in America and state-by-state battles to make pseudoephedrine, its key ingredient, a prescription drug.

Twelve: Is There Life After Rehab in Recovery?

published 6/29/2017
An unscripted, stark glimpse of the struggles of some individuals and their experiences with the harsh reality of addiction. "12" is the initial age of inception of drugs and alcohol for many troubled souls and there are 12 steps leading to a life of sobriety and hope.

Why Don't They Just Quit?

published 6/29/2017
What families and friends need to know about addiction and recovery. A DVD roundtable discussion. 90-minute DVD.

LIVING FULLY DYING WELL

published 4/5/2017
Video by Reuben Job

An Extravagant Sower

published 3/6/2017
Sermon by Rev. Twila Gibbens at St. Paul's UMC in Tulsa on July 10, 2011.

Jesus' Blessings Are Inside Out

published 3/6/2017
Sermon by Rev. Twila Gibbens at St Paul's UMC in Tulsa for All Saints Day. Date: Nov. 6, 2011.

Save Yourself and say 'Yes' to God

published 3/6/2017
Sermon by Rev. Twila Gibbens at St. Paul's UMC in Tulsa on May 15, 2011.

Sermon from Genesis 28 and Matthew 13

published 3/6/2017
Sermon from Genesis 28:10-22 and Matthew 13: 24-30. By Rev. Twila Gibbens at St. Paul's UMC in Tulsa on July 17, 2011.

The Hope That Is In You

published 3/6/2017
Sermon by Rev. Twila Gibbens at St. Paul's UMC in Tulsa on May 29, 2011.

Because of Bethlehem/He Chose the Nails

published 9/1/2016
Two-disc set for Advent and Lent by Max Lucado. Study guides available for each.

All I Want for Christmas

published 8/30/2016
This Advent study by James W. Moore offers five sessions: one for each Sunday of Advent and one for Christmas. Each is 8-10 minutes long. They are: "The Gift of Good News," "The Gift of a New Understanding," "The Gift of a Strong Foundation," "The Gift of a New Style of Living," and "Christmas Gifts We Can Pass on to Others." Moore is retired from full-time ministry and serves as minister-in-residence at Highland Park United Methodist Church in Dallas.

John: The Gospel of Light and Life

published 8/30/2016
Easter and Lent season DVD and books by Adam Hamilton explore the major themes of John. The six-week study includes videos titled: "The Word Made Flesh," "The Miraculous Signs of Jesus," "The 'I Am' Sayings of Jesus," "The Farewell Discourse," "The Arrest, Trial, and Crucifixion of The King," and "Eternal Life." Hamilton is the senior pastor of The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kan. Leader guides for adults, youth and children are available. There is also a book that ...

Taking Church to the Community

published 8/30/2016
DVD from the Lewis Center for Church Leadership of Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C., includes three presentations: "Seven Practices of the Outside-In Church," "Go Where the People Are," and "Becoming an Interactive Congregation." Includes resource CD.

The Wonder of Christmas

published 8/30/2016
Advent DVD and leader guides for adult, youth and children's groups. Explores the true wonder of Christmas through the four elements of the Christmas story: a star, a name, a manger, and a promise. A flash drives offers ideas and tools for use in worship and in your congregation during a churchwide study of "The Wonder of Christmas."

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.
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