It’s easy to feel like our life is a mess. It can be easy to lose hope…but change has come. Remember that Jesus overcame the world and he wants to make something beautiful out of our lives! He wants to make your life His Masterpiece.
The word “nativity” comes from the Latin word meaning “to be born”, and truly the nativity is the birthplace of hope. With this beautifully fresh perspective that links the story of creation to the Christmas story, we are reminded that the good news began when God spoke and created, beginning the greatest love story of all time.
As we prepare our hearts and souls for the arrival of the Christ child, we focus on the themes of Advent: hope, love, joy, peace, and Christ. These thought-provoking and beautiful videos will fit into your Advent services as sermon introductions or to provide a time of reflection during worship.
The evidence of our broken and hurting world is everywhere and the images are powerful. Even more powerful, though, is the rescue and hope that comes through Jesus Christ. Updated for 2016.
*Note: This video contains some graphic imagery. Please keep your audience in mind when showing it.
As Christians, we should have a heart for Jesus. A longing for Him, His purpose and His will. We should have a heart for people. To live our lives as a testimony so others can see Jesus through us. We should have a heart to share the faith that changed our lives and the hope that changed our eternity. These things are the heart of a Christian.
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.
Straight from scripture, “Wait” reminds us to trust God in all things, to wait on Him and know He will strengthen us, guide us and show us His good and perfect will.
There are just three things that you need to survive after you graduate. And it’s not pizza, money or a good job…
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!
This year has been a journey for us all. For some the road has brought joy and for others…pain. We look and see a broken world and are stunned by the chaos around us. Our hearts beat to the rhythm of uncertainty. As a new year begins, let us remember to turn our eyes upon Jesus. To look full in His wonderful face. Let us watch as the things of earth are dimmed by the light of His glory and grace.
Creation is longing for the fullness of God, waiting eagerly for everything to be made new, when we will live in freedom unlike any we’ve known. Based on Romans 8:18-25
Even in our darkest times, when it seems like God is silent, He is still working for our good. For out of the darkness of that silent night, Hope was born! Perfect for any Christmas or Christmas Eve service, based on scripture from Matthew 4:16 and Romans 8:28.
Redemption often flows through the most surprising events. Originally created for a secular short-film festival, this video is the perfect companion to any theme of brokenness, hope, or even suicide.
Five beautiful worship reflection videos that focus on the themes of Advent: hope, love, joy, peace, and Christ (Advent Anthem). Perfect for sermon introductions or a time of reflection during worship.
A beautiful worship reflection to focus on the theme of hope during Advent. Perfect for responsive readings, sermon introductions, or a time of reflection during worship.
A beautiful worship reflection to focus on the theme of love during Advent. Perfect for responsive readings, sermon introductions, or a time of reflection during worship.
A beautiful worship reflection to focus on the theme of joy during Advent. Perfect for responsive readings, sermon introductions, or a time of reflection during worship.
A beautiful worship reflection to focus on the theme of peace during Advent. Perfect for responsive readings, sermon introductions, or a time of reflection during worship.
A powerful call to worship film that will stir the hearts within the Church to celebrate the birth of Christ. Perfect for any time during the Christmas season or at Christmas Eve services.
To those who have served and sacrificed their lives, we are forever grateful. To the friends and family of these brave souls, even though there is much sorrow, there is much hope. (Based on John 11: 25-26.)
This brief, text-driven mini movie asks and answers two simple questions: What would the church be without Easter? And what are we because of Easter? Appropriate for a starter or for use any time during the Easter season.
Hope is present in Christian churches everywhere, because true Hope is a Person, and His name is Jesus.
Based on a true story, this moving, animated mini movie recounts one British soldier’s experience of an unlikely Christmas celebration in the chaos and darkness of World War I, adding depth to our own celebration of the birth of Christ and our longing to be home.
This collection includes the “Advent: Introduction” video, five Advent Liturgy videos, and a PDF that has guidelines for how and when to use the videos during the Advent season as well as pages for each video’s Liturgy.
For congregations unfamiliar with Advent, this introduction helps serve as primer for its practices and tra- ditions, ones that have for centuries helped Christians focus on and commemorate the true reason of the Christmas season.
Having strayed from the path of righteousness, The Hope Candle creates a yearning in our souls for the coming Shepherd who will guide us.
An illustration of the hope we have in Jesus, the true gift of Christmas, told with light, sand, and an artist’s hand.
Roy may only be a NEWCOMER at his Celebrate Recovery group, but he has already picked up on all their lingo. Watch as Roy gives his two cents on what Celebrate Recovery could do better, and listen as he describes his thankfulness for the group.
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)
We were in darkness until God sent us a Light. Kickstart your services this December with this energetic opener.
Everyone sitting in church knows it’s our job to offer the hope of Christ to the lost. But what about when we’re not in church? Are we off duty the rest of the time? Are we waiting for the lost to come to us? This video can be used to challenge your congregation to clock in when they leave the building.
In our lives we are dealt a hand of cards, some representing great moments and some that are filled with crisis. When you are dealt your hand, how will you respond? In this thought-provoking video, Eddie talks about God’s perfect plan which is far more than just a random shuffle of the deck.
There is a season in everyone’s life of walking through the valley. Even though it is in our nature as human beings to want to fix things, sometimes all that is needed is our presence.