Part 5: Christ is Born
A young couple - she pregnant and struggling - near the end of their journey just in time as we hear that this story is just beginning. (Part 5 of 5)
The season of Advent is traditionally celebrated beginning on 4th Sunday before Christmas Day. This series of 5 mini movies about Advent and the story of Christmas is designed to be shown on the 4 Sundays before Christmas, with the 5th mini movie to be played on Christmas eve.
As an alternative, these videos could be shown throughout the course of a single Christmas service or program.
Following the journey of a modern day couple - she pregnant, he protective - we hear the elements of the story of Christmas described, one by one, as we get closer to the birth of the king.
Welcome people to your church this Christmas by offering them both the truth and the grace embodied in the newborn King.
Most of us can relate to a child’s anticipation on the night before Christmas, excited about the next morning’s gifts. In this mini movie, we relate that very sense of anticipation of wonderful gifts to come with the emotions that Mary must have felt the night before Jesus was born. The whole world looked forward to the gift of His arrival, and suddenly, He was here. Perfect for any Christmas service, especially Christmas Eve.
Watch as Mary discovers that Christ really will change everything.
Watch as Elizabeth discovers that God can create life out of a barren womb.
The night of Christ’s birth, a shepherd realizes that this night is good news to ALL people.
Watch as the Wiseman recounts his journey and the surprise at the end of it all.
Watch as Joseph struggles to understand why God would choose him to be Christ’s earthly father.
Watch as the InnKeeper comes to realize why his mother always told him to make room.
Christmas Eve is our last night of separation. Our last night alone. For tomorrow, we would witness the birth of Glory. Tomorrow, God would be with us. Based on the scriptures John 1:1, John 1:9, and John 1:14.
Great for any service during the Christmas season, this mini-movie is a call to join in the joy of Christ’s birth. (Based on “A Christmas Prayer” by Robert Louis Stevenson.)
Estábamos en oscuridad hasta que Dios nos dio una luz. Anima el inicio de tus servicios de este mes de diciembre con esta energética apertura. (“This is a Season” Spanish Version)
Shout for joy, O heavens! Rejoice, O earth! For today there has been born for you a Savior. A powerful worship intro for the Christmas season.
We were in darkness until God sent us a Light. Kickstart your services this December with this energetic opener.
¡Griten de Jubilo oh cielos! ¡regocíjate oh tierra! Pues te ha nacido un Salvador. Una poderosa introducción de adoración para la temporada de Navidad.
“Behold” Spanish version. Behold the Lamb of God, who came as a child in humbleness, born to take away our sins. A new, inspiring mini-movie for the Christmas season.
“A Christmas Prayer” Spanish version. Great for any service during the Christmas season, this mini-movie is a call to join in the joy of Christ’s birth. (Based on “A Christmas Prayer” by Robert Louis Stevenson.)
This is a powerful and energetic worship intro for the Christmas season based on the Christmas hymn “Oh Come, All Ye Faithful”. Spanish version of “Christ The Lord (Christmas Worship Intro)”.
This is a powerful and dramatic worship intro for the Christmas season based on Isaiah 7:14 and Isaiah 9:6. Spanish version of “Let Us Worship Christ”.
God could have come to Earth with a show of power and might, but instead he came in gentleness, His glory and His thunder laid aside. A reflective mini-movie for the Christmas season.
Behold the Lamb of God, who came as a child in humbleness, born to take away our sins. A new, inspiring mini-movie for the Christmas season.
This moving, reflective piece is great for Christmas. Or use it any time to reflect on Jesus with this unique line drawing video.
Follow a series of animated sketches depicting the nativity story.
A telling of the Christmas story through the use of artistic drawings in motion, He Is Here is sure to remind us all why we celebrate this season.
A short intro, transition or call to worship video inspired by Isaiah 9.
In 1854, a young Charles Spurgeon preached his Christmas Eve sermon on Isaiah 7:14-15. Using Spurgeon’s words from that sermon, an original score and a collection of animated paintings, this Christmas video illustrates the wonder of the ages, God with us.
A reflection on one of the greatest Christmas carols of all-time, “O Come All Ye Faithful.” Perfect as an intro to the song. Based on a sermon from Craig Groeschel.
God’s presence appeared to Moses as a firey bush as well as an earthquake. To Job God came as a powerful whirlwind. The reaction to God’s presence was always one of fear but when Jesus came all of that changed. God was now approachable and personal and because of His saving work we can now enter bodly into God’s presence.
This is a powerful and energetic worship intro for the Christmas season based on the Christmas hymn “Oh Come, All Ye Faithful”.
Download includes 2 versions! Use the “Christmas version” (shown in the preview) to remind your congregation to invite someone to church during the Christmas season. The “Christmas Eve version” is great for reminding everyone to invite someone to church for your Christmas Eve service.
(In the “Christmas Eve version”, “Christmas Eve” and “December 24” replace “Christmas” and December 25” at 0:36 in the mini-movie.)
This is a powerful and dramatic worship intro for the Christmas season based on Isaiah 7:14 and Isaiah 9:6.
Admit it, you’ve given some terrible gifts. There’s someone who has never given a bad gift, though…God! For Christmas, however, He gave us something no one could’ve imagined. This video illustrates the miracle of Christmas in a fun and poignant way.
Christmas is supposed to be filled with joy, but this year has been rough for many and there’s not much joy in sight. Are we out of luck this Christmas?
Christmas trees, Christmas lights, and Christmas cookies… it’s easy to get carried away with the spirit of the season. But is this really what Christmas is all about? Maybe this year we can have some Christmas spirit… the right way.
Two wives go out to find their husbands the perfect gift. Watch this hilarious video as The Skitzy Chicks try and describe to the store clerk what their husband wants.
This video is an artistic take on how the story of the nativity might have read had a social network existed at the time of Jesus’s birth. Follow this historical period as it unfolds as a digital narrative. This vignette is great for highlighting the truths and circumstances of our Savior’s birth in a fresh, unique way.
After December, let’s not forget that Christmas really happened. Jesus Christ still lives today.
Is the Christmas season the best month of the year or just the most stressful? Yes! This humorous video overwhelms us with all the craziness that crowds our schedules at Christmas and then adds a tongue-in-cheek reminder that “Jesus is the reason for the season.”
What happens when you throw Jesus a birthday party and think you know exactly what He wants for a gift? Find out when you check out this Christmas video.
It’s Christmastime, and Jim and Joweena Sanders have recruited some help to round up the neighbors for Christmas Eve services at their church. Laughs abound as the Skit Guys team up with the Skitzy Chicks in this hilarious Christmas video!
The Christmas season is filled with gifts, decorations, songs, family, and traditions, but what is the true meaning of Christmas? Darrell doesn’t like the answers he gets at a local college campus.
In this musical medley, Johnny and Chachi attempt to spread some jam-packed Christmas cheer by singing 25 popular Christmas songs in under two minutes. This would be a hilarious start to your seasonal service.