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Different Kind of Christmas

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A Different Kind of Christmas DVD with Leader Guide Help your church cast a vision of living and giving like Jesus, beginning with the Christmas season and continuing through the year. This five-week study helps participants see the traps and discontentment of consumerism and the call of God to live generously to fulfill God’s mission in the world.  

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Thrill of Hope: The Christmas Story in Word and Art

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Thrill of Hope: the Christmas Story in Word and Art (An Advent Study) A Thrill of Hope is a DVD study designed for use in older Sunday School classes, small-group studies, and other church group gatherings. This 50-minute DVD-based study presents the familiar story of Christmas as told in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Each scripture passage is illustrated and interpreted in the stunning artwork of John August Swanson along with commentary by some of America’s premier biblical scholars, names such as Dr. Thomas A. Long, Dr. Michael Joseph Brown, Dr. Carol A. Newsom and...

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Shopocalypse: Reverend Billy & The StopShopping Gospel Choir & the NotBuying It Band

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We started working on this set of songs two years ago and went in the studio in December, 2007. We recorded most of the tracks in one big room at Excello Studios in Brooklyn, the choir singing at one end and the band playing at the other. We hoped to capture our live spirit and still get really fine studio quality tracks. We have sung these tunes all over the world, in malls, on sidewalks and in jail cells too.The dance tunes are special late night subversion opportunities, slip them in that party mix.

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Christmas Story Keepers (The)

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Christmas Story Keepers (The) (DVD) – The Storykeepers, Ben, Helena and their ‘family’ of orphans are fleeing the wrath of Nero, taking with them their most precious possession – the stories of Jesus. Even as Nero’s war against the Christians escalates, the Storykeepers celebrate the birth of the Prince of Peace. In this Christmas adventure, the Storykeepers take the stories of Jesus’ birth and life to the whole world. (70 mins)

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Clear View of the Birth of Jesus (A)

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Clear View of the Birth of Jesus (A) (DVD) – In these four half-hour lectures, Dr. Kenneth Bailey brings fresh answers to these and other questions regarding the Christmas story. The lectures are: 1. Where was the Manger and What was the Inn?; 2. Three Surprises: His Ancestors, Joseph and Herod; 3. Salvation and the Wise Men; 4. Herod’s Atrocities and Simeon’s Welcome.

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Dovetale: How the first Christmas finally came together

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DOVETALE: HOW THE FIRST CHRISTMAS FINALLY CAME TOGETHER –   What would it be like to have an angel crash into your house and say that you’d soon be bearing God’s child? And what would it be like to tell that news to your fiancé? The Christmas play DoveTale (taped in front of a live audience) takes on such questions for a fresh and funny look at the nativity. The play finds gentle humor and moments of epiphany as Mary, Joseph, and Gabriel stumble through the gritty realities of God becoming human. (2007)  (80 mins)

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What Would Jesus Buy?

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WHAT WOULD JESUS BUY? DVD 91 min. 2007his docu-comedy follows Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping Gospel Choir as they go on a cross-country mission to save Christmas from its over-consumption

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Godly Play: Advent

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Four lessons that help children anticipate the mystery of Christmas. We move toward Bethlehem and arrive at the birth of Jesus and the lighting of the Christ Candle in the church. Kit includes:Scripts Underlay CardsBethlehem

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Martin the Cobbler DVD

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A retelling of one of the most beautiful of Leo Tolstoy’s folktales. It is used for all seasons, especially Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter.

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Advent Calendar on DVD: A Christmas Countdown for December

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Ever wonder why we celebrate Christmas the way we do. Why do we give gifts, hang mistletoe, decorate Christmas trees? How did Santa, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, and The Nutcracker become Christmas traditions? Learn the origins of these and many other Christmas traditions on this single DVD the whole family will enjoy. 25 mini-documentaries (each between 3-4 minutes) take viewers on an entertaining yet informative journey through the Advent season. Extras include an advent coloring book in PDF, scripts for all 25 days of December in PDGF, daily Bible reading in your choice of four...

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