Every life is beautiful! “You saw me before I was born.” Psalm 139:16 (NLT)
After her parents reveal she was adopted - following a failed abortion attempt - Hannah embarks on an incredible journey with Jason, her oldest friend. As Hannah searches to learn about her hidden past and find hope for her unknown future, she discovers that every life is beautiful!
The producers of October Baby have assigned 10 percent of the profits to the Every Life is Beautiful Fund, which will distribute funds to the frontline organizations helping women facing crisis pregnancies, life-affirming adoption agencies and those caring for orphans.
Envisioned and developed by Awaken Media, IN PLAIN SIGHT seeks to raise awareness of the thousands of women and children who are forced, coerced, or deceived into the commercial sex trade each year in the United States.
Through the mediums of a documentary film, study guide, and accompanying music album, we open the eyes of the average American to what's happening "in plain sight" - the exploitation of thousands of people in their own communities without them even being aware. Most Americans are completely oblivious to the fact that thousands of women and children are enslaved within their own communities. This isn't limited to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and New York. We're talking about cities across America ... more
More and more young adults have opted out of Christianity and the church. The reason? Christians. When young adults talk about the problems they have with Christianity and the church, they often name certain attitudes and behaviors they believe are practiced too often by Christians: judging others, condemning people of other faiths, rejecting science, injecting politics into faith, and being anti-homosexual. With his familiar style, Adam Hamilton tackles these issues and addresses the how's and why's of Christians getting it right when it comes to being Christ in the world. When Christians Get It Wrong DVD with Leader Guide may be used with campus ministries, small groups, and Sunday school classes. The six-session DVD f ... more
Everyone agrees that America is polarized, with ever-hardening positions held by people less and less willing to listen to one another. No one agrees on what to do about it. One solution that hasn t yet been tried, says Adam Hamilton, is for thinking persons of faith to model for the rest of the country a richer, more thoughtful conversation on the political, moral, and religious issues that divide us. Offering insights first outlined in his book, Seeing Gray in a World of Black and White, now comes a video resource featuring Adam Hamilton teaching these concepts on DVD for group or individual study. Includes leader's guide and bonus video segments. This 5 session video study will feature Hamilton teaching the ... more
This study guide and DVD will help small groups journeytoward a better understanding of how seriousness and happinessblend in godly worship.
What does the Bible say about corporate worship? What isworship in the first place? The stark differences inworship styles between churches leads to much confusion. Serviceswith flippant worship cause us to miss the majesty and magnificenceof God. On the other hand, stiff-necked worship doesn'trecognize that God is actually happy, and that we arecalled to be happy as well. So what should our worshiplook like? Is there a balance--worship that is both solemnand joyful?
Yes Gravity in worship doesn't mean being stern or grim.And gladness in worship doesn't mean being frivolous ... more
Adam Hamilton, named by PBS 's Religion and Ethics Newsweekly as one of the top Ten People to Watch, has created an inviting new series of video-and-book studies on love and marriage, life issues, world religions, and Christian denominations. Hamilton calls these small-group studies fishing expeditions, because they include tools for congregation wide and communitywide programs to draw in new members.
Christianity and World Religions: Wrestling With Questions People Ask is a video-based small-group study and outreach program that explores four major world religions- Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Judaism and compares the beliefs of each with those of Christianity. This six-week study deals openly and honestly with ... more
More and more young adults have opted out of Christianity and the church. The reason? Christians. When young adults talk about the problems they have with Christianity and the church, they often name certain attitudes and behaviors they believe are practiced too often by Christians: judging others, condemning people of other faiths, rejecting science, injecting politics into faith, and being anti-homosexual. With his familiar style, Adam Hamilton tackles these issues and addresses the how's and why's of Christians getting it right when it comes to being Christ in the world. When Christians Get It Wrong DVD may be used with campus ministries, small groups, and Sunday school classes. The six-session DVD features video f ... more
Globalization has created challenges and opportunities which all countries have to grapple with. Yongnian Zheng explores how China's leaders have embraced global capitalism and market-oriented modernization by encouraging individual enterprise and the reform of economic institutions. While open to importing Western ideas in rebuilding the economic system, the same leaders have been reluctant to import Western concepts of democracy and the rule of law. Zheng argues that, ultimately, this selectivity will impede China's progress in becoming a modern nation state.
The Reflecting Him Video Teaching Series is designed to accompany the 10-week Reflecting Him Bible study. The sessions consist of episodes from the original movie, Behind the Veil, which show how lives are changed when God's truths are revealed. The lessons studied each week are embedded within the episodes of the movies. This brings the realness and relevance of God?'s Word to the audience. Then during the lecture portion the author, Carla McDougal, brings to life the ways God is involved in everything we do.