Best Christmas Pageant Ever (The) (DVD)
Beware the Herdmans! They're the nastiest, dirtiest kids you could ever meet - and they've just decided they belong in this year's pageant. But the town thinks they belong in the care of the local police. When the curtain finally goes up, a miracle begins - and it all turns into - The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!
Alabaster's Song (DVD)
Alabaster is a little angel, high atop a Christmas tree, and his remarkable song,
is heaven sent. It is the tender music of the heart that unites a little boy, his father, and a glorious night long ago in Bethlehem.
Little Shepherd (DVD)
"Little Shepherd" is a playful drama with an endearing message that will captivate the entire family.
In the dark of night, the fields surrounding Bethlehem are alive with expectation. Wolves have been spotted and every shepherd is nervous-including young Joel and his family. Yet what is about to happen is not expected at all!
As Joel embarks upon the journey of becoming a shepherd, he is afraid of the dangers that lie ahead. But he is about to discover that he need not face these dangers alone. An unexpected surprise will lead to the revelation that God provides the answer for every fear.
"Little Shepherd" is the timeless story of Christmas with a twist.
Christmas Blessing (The) - DVD
In the inspiring sequel to the The Christmas Shoes, Nathan Andrews (Neil Partick Harris) is all grown up. As a young doctor, Nathan finds himself questioning his career choice, so he goes to his hometown to soul-search and reconnect with his father. Once home, a blossoming romance with teacher Megan Sullivan (Rebecca Gayheart), and a fast friendship with her student Charlie Bennett (Angus T. Jones) teach Nathan to live life in the moment and embrace the time he has with friends and family. A tender, heartwarming tale, The Christmas Blessing reminds us that life, love and family are gifts to be cherished.
Christmas Shoes (The) - DVD
After 10-year-old Nathan Andrews learns that this will be his mother's (Kimberly Williams) last Christmas, he decides to buy her a special gift. As Nathan sets out on his quest, fate puts him in the path of Robert Layton (Rob Lowe), an overworked attorney who has forgotten to take time for his family. It's the boy's love for his mother that inspires Robert to reconnect with what's truly important in his life. The Christmas Shoes shows that small miracles happen everyday-you just have to be willing to see them.
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Embracing Emergence Christianity (DVD)
Embracing Emergence Christianity (DVD)
Phyllis Tickle with Tim Scorer
Phyllis tickle invites us to join her in examining the changing face of Christianity and culture. Phyllis surveys two thousand years of Western history, identifying the great upheavals that occur in Western culture and Christianity every 500 years. The last was the Great Reformation of the 1500's, the next is happening now.
6 sessions to this DVD
1. Emergence 101
2. Where Now Is the Authority?
3. The 20th Centruy and Emergence
4. Gifts for Other Times
5. How Then Shall We Live?
6. Hallmarks of Emergence
Tim Scorer provided the participants workbook.
First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom of God (DVD)
This DVD consists of 12 parts:
1. The Matrix of Jesus 7. Jesus as Lord
2. The Advent of the Messiah 8. Substitutionary Atonement?
3. God's Great Cleanup 9. Demonstrations in Jerusalem
4. Collaborative Exchaton 10. The Crowd & the Crucifixion
5. The Lake as the World 11. Resurrection as Resistance
6. Parables as Lures 12. America as the New Rome
Filmed on location in Galilee and Jerusalem. Featuring Jesus scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan.
Web-based curriculum: supplemental materials available at www.livingthequestions.com
Adventures in Odyssey - Christmas Classics
Enjoy classic Christmas stories in an audio book format for your Sunday School students-12 tales are included on 4 CDs, presenting themes unique to the season: giving and compassion.
December 2016 Newsletter
Hello Everyone: Please download our newsletter - AVEL Ontario December 2016. It's a three-fold brochure - please print, post and circulate to your study groups and networks. Thanks, Jackie
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