Jesus lived a short life, but in that time, he did so much. Perhaps even more than his accomplishments though, what is so profound is his unique ability to be everything we needed and be everything that no one else could. Based on a sermon by Sam Storms (www.samstorms.com).
Christmas gifts come in all kinds of sizes, shapes and styles. This Christmas, introduce your church family to five people who discover that the gifts of Christmas are really:
The Gift of Expectancy
The Gift of Grace
The Gift of Reconciliation
The Gift of Adoption
The Gift of Jesus
Each gift will help your congregation enter the Christmas season with hearts overflowing with the love of God.
This bundle of The Gifts of Christmas includes all 5 videos, sermon outlines, motion backgrounds and artwork.
In this scene the Skit Guys portray a powerful conversation between Jesus and Peter which shows us the amazing Grace of God.
Do you ever feel that God is nowhere near and can’t understand your pain? Over 2000 years ago, Jesus, God’s Son, came into the world, not as royalty but as a baby born in a stable full of muck and animals. In this video Tommy reminds us with powerful imagery of the sacrifice that Jesus made by humbling himself to become one of us. It was a dirty job and he didn’t have to do it…but the world is changed because he did.
Looking for the perfect addition to your Christmas or Advent program? Tommy and Eddie have the perfect video for you! Get this new video of “The Innkeeper’s Dilemma”, which tells the story of Stuart, an innkeeper, and his quest to find meaning in his life. Along the way, he encounters a guest, a shepherd, and a wise man who help him see that God has provided purpose in the little baby that has been born in the stable. Stuart (Eddie James) tells the story of the strange night at the inn as he encounters the different characters (Tommy Woodard) that detail the biblical story of Christ’s birth.
This is a time of celebration. A time to worship the One who conquered sin and death, defeated the grave and reconciled us to God. Easter is about Jesus, our King, our Savior…our Redeemer.
This powerful short film describes the suffering of Christ in contrast to his mercy and grace. It uses vivid imagery from Good Friday through Easter Sunday (garden of Gethsemane, scourge whip, Calvary, tomb, grave clothes), with a climactic moment as the tomb is opened to reveal crosses draped with white fabric flowing with the wind. He is alive! He is risen!
For all the times she went to fetch water, feeling alone and ashamed, the woman at the well never imagined that she’d encounter Jesus—a man who knew all about her, and yet, did not judge her. This mini movie works for the week before Palm Sunday or to set up a sermon about how God sees, knows, loves, and forgives us.
Peter recounts the day Jesus rode into Jerusalem with crowds chanting, “Hosanna in the highest! Salvation has come!” Others finally figured out what he already knew—that Jesus was the one who will save us when we call His name. This mini-movie is ideal for Palm Sunday or to set up a sermon about trusting Jesus.
Before the cross, sin had left a crimson stain on our lives. A stain which would lead to certain death. That death, Jesus died in our place. His cross, washed us clean. His blood, made us white as snow.
It’s Easter…a day to worship our Savior and ignite our hearts
in praise to Jesus. Death has been defeated, the grave has lost its sting. Love has won! Today, let us shout from the mountaintops, in one loud voice, Jesus is alive!
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Love is a powerful thing. It can change hearts and change eternities. Love is what God has given us and asks us to give away. Love is God’s gift of His Son. Love is truly a powerful thing.
THEME: Valentine’s Day, Love
As we begin the season of Lent, let us take a moment to acknowledge and confess our sin before God and approach His throne in humility and reverence. May we remember today Jesus’ sacrifice. His life for ours…His blood for our forgiveness.
What is love? Is it a feeling or experience? Is it emotional or physical? How do you define it? Scripture gives us the perfect definition of love. Take a look at the biblical roadmap for loving as Jesus loved.
Jesus changed everything. A world in desperate need of a Savior now had one. In this one little child was our King, our Redeemer, our Messiah and our Lord. God in flesh, love personified…Born this day.
Sometimes it’s hard to be thankful. When chaos seems to be the new norm, when division is dominant and hatred seems constant, it becomes difficult to see God through it all. But even in the midst of turbulent times, God’s grace still abounds, His mercies are new every morning and Heaven still awaits. It’s in this truth that we can find thankful.
Thanksgiving is more than just a holiday. It’s a day to remember the greatness of our God. It’s a day to remember His love, His saving Grace and the gift of His Son. It’s a day to worship God with a heart of Gratitude.
How often do we forget our identity in Christ? In moments of weakness do we forget where our strength comes from? When we feel alone do we forget we are loved beyond measure? As Christians, we are new creatures! Sin and death no longer enslave us. We have gone from bound to free, death to life…forgotten to forgiven!
In the parable of the Prodigal Son, we see a father welcome home his son, who has thrown away his inheritance. In this inspirational retelling of their story, we hear what may have been going on in the minds of the father and the son.
In the parable of the Prodigal Son, we see a father welcome home his son, who has thrown away his inheritance. This extended mini-movie is an inspirational retelling of their story, where we hear what may have been going on in the minds of the father and the son.
Because of Jesus’ sacrifice, we are redeemed. We are restored and washed clean by His precious blood. We are no longer slaves to sin, for the old has gone and the new has come. Through Jesus, we are a new creation!
Today we worship the King of Kings…our Savior, our Lord, our Redeemer. Today we worship the one who changed our eternity and replaced our guilt with grace. Today we worship Jesus!
We were created to be instruments of praise, built to bring glory to God, formed in His image. Although we are all unique, we were all made to worship!
God loved us so much, He sent His Son to die our death and carry our burden. Sin was defeated by grace, darkness was overcome by light and death was destroyed by life eternal.
In all things, God is worthy. He is the King of Kings, Lord of Lords and the name above all other names! In our homes, jobs, families, schools and churches…in all things, may He be glorified!
Taking us from the cross to the grave to the resurrection, this powerful call to worship challenges us to celebrate and remember the work of Jesus at Easter…His sacrifice, His mercy, His victory and our redemption!
Adapted from “What’s So Amazing About Grace?”(© 1997) by popular Christian author Philip Yancey, Prodigal is a relatable telling of the well-known parable used by Jesus to show us who God is and how God loves. In this picture of extravagant grace, we learn that there is no catch to this promise, no loophole to exclude us from Love. Featuring music from up and coming artist Sara Jackson-Holman, we believe Prodigal is the film your community will be talking about long after it’s over.
Your purchase of Prodigal includes the full-length film, as well as a shorter, narrated version.
Lent is a time of reflection and repentance. A time to confess our sins and ask God to forgive us, purify us and refine us. It’s a time to remember all Jesus has done and all He endured to bring us grace.
By sending His only Son into the world, God showed us the ultimate example of love. A love without hesitation, A love which knows no bounds. A love that changed the world. Do you love the way God does?
Love is a powerful thing. It can change a heart, change a life and change an eternity. Love shows us God’s character and show us what we are called to be. Do you love?
Love is a life changer. It can mend the broken hearted, comfort the needy, reach the discarded and change eternity. Love is God defined…the manifestation of His character. Love is what God has called us to be. This is love.
There is an unwavering need for us to cry out to God. A natural desire to sing His praises, declare His glory and lift high His name. Today, as we gather, let us worship God and God alone!
Thanksgiving is a day to spend in gratitude toward God. A day to remember His grace, mercy, love and Faithfulness. It’s a day to remember Jesus and thank Him for His sacrifice. Most of all, Thanksgiving is a day to worship our Great God and Savior.
In this episode, Jeff Nil teaches about forgiveness. When his brother Neil kills Jeff’s pet grasshoppers in an unfortunate accident Jeff demonstrates his forgiveness by challenging his brother to a game of Uncle. A hilarious meditation on Romans 12:10, and watch out for the PVC bowstaff. Includes video, teaching slide, discussion guides and games for youth groups.
Psalm 103 challenges us to praise the Lord with our whole heart and to never forget His goodness and grace. It’s a call to worship God for all He is and all He has done.
The incredible grace of God is a gift we don’t deserve. Yet, because of the work of the cross, it is a gift given to us freely. In it we find forgiveness, mercy, redemption and love. Through grace, we have hope, new birth and eternal life. That is the power of grace.
Sin had left us for dead. It had separated us from God and stolen our Hope. But God loved us. Through Jesus, sin has been conquered, death has been defeated and hope has been restored. The grave is empty, the stone has been rolled away…Hope has risen!
Scripture is the centerpiece of this powerful video, taking us from the cross to the grave to the resurrection. It’s time to celebrate and remember the work of Jesus, the gift of grace and the incredible mercy given to us by the Father. He is not here…He is risen!
Love is a powerful thing. Love can overcome an obstacle, walk alongside a friend or brighten someone’s day. Love can meet a need, mend a broken heart or even change the world. Most of all, because of the work of Jesus, love can change our eternity
Christmas is so much more than a holiday. It’s more than family get togethers, presents under the tree and lights hanging on the house. Christmas is about God reaching down from Heaven. It’s about the birth of Jesus, our Savior. It’s about the Word becoming flesh and dwelling among us. Christmas is about grace and the promise of eternity. Simply put, Christmas is about Jesus.
Christmas is so much more than a holiday. It’s a time to stop and remember the amazing grace of God, the birth of The Messiah and the grace God has shown us through Him. This Christmas, may the world see Christmas for what it truly is…a celebration of our Savior, the only Son of God.
Scripture is filled with Thanksgiving, Thankfulness is something we are all called to. Thankfulness for our families, our church, our work and every aspect of our lives. Most importantly, we are called to be thankful to God. Thankful for His grace, His love and His promise of eternity. This Thanksgiving…Give thank to God for all He has done.
This prayer of repentance—appropriate for Ash Wednesday, Lent or any season—acknowledges our guilt in seeking good apart from God and His grace in granting forgiveness in Christ and offering all-sufficient joy in Himself.
Watch as The Skit Guys tell the story of Joseph and his multi-colored coat, and how he was used by God to demonstrate His mercy and forgiveness.
Louis discovers that Christmas is about more than just saying “Merry Christmas” and the hidden danger of the grocery store checkout line.
We often forget that the Good News of Jesus is actually NEWS. In this video you will hear the bad news of our sin, the good news of Jesus’ life, and the great news of our reward through His grace. Show it to lead into worship, as a sermon illustration, or even as an alter call. I’ve got some really good news!
Every last one of us needs God. This video reminds us that every hour of every day, we need God. We need his help, forgiveness and love. Watch as a variety of people wrestle with their needs and desires and ultimately rest in their need of God. Features the Matt Maher song, “Lord, I Need You” performed by Marcy Priest.
Welcome people to your church this Christmas by offering them both the truth and the grace embodied in the newborn King.
Jesus. The name conjures up a lot of images and ideas depending on your relationship with him. Watch as Jesus takes shape on the canvas of an artist and listen as the creed of our Savior is woven/spoken/declared across it all. Is Jesus your obsession?
We’ve all got ghosts from our past. Whether they’re self-inflicted wounds or pain imposed by others, we’ve all been there. Watch and listen as the Cross of Christ frees us to sing along with Big Daddy Weave that “I am Redeemed.”