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How do Christians sort through the various theories about creation, evolution, and intelligent design? Is there a conflict between what the Bible reveals and what science teaches? What are the strengths and weaknesses of the various theories that Christians hold?

In this six-session video companion to Origins, professors Deborah and Loren Haarsma explore what God's Word and God's world teach us about the way the universe began.
Author Haarsma, Deborah B. and Haarsma, Loren D.
Year Published 2014
This companion DVD to the book Body & Soul features video introductions by M. Craig Barnes for use in a six-session study. In this study, Barnes reveals the Heidelberg Catechism as a deeply personal statement of faith and a surprisingly contemporary guide for everyday life. Additional resources (sold separately) include a companion book and event kit for a six-week all-church study.
Author Barnes, M. Craig
Year Published 2012
Category: Bible Study
This seven-session small group Bible study DVD, Walking with God in the Desert, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume twelve of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. Are you going through a difficult period of life? The loss of a loved one? Unemployment? A crisis of faith? During these desert times, it's easy to think God has disappeared. In Walking with God in the Desert you'll discover that it's only when we are totally dependent on him that we find God is closer than ever and can experience his amazing grace and provision. The Walking with God in the Desert DVD was filmed on location in the Sinai Desert, Wadi Nasb, Judea Wilderness, Mount Sinai, Negev and En Gedi.
Author Vander Laan, Ray
Year Published 2010
Series Name That The World May Know: Volume 12
Category: Bible Study
This seven-session small group Bible study DVD, Walking with God in the Desert, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume twelve of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. Are you going through a difficult period of life? The loss of a loved one? Unemployment? A crisis of faith? During these desert times, it's easy to think God has disappeared. In Walking with God in the Desert you'll discover that it's only when we are totally dependent on him that we find God is closer than ever and can experience his amazing grace and provision. The Walking with God in the Desert DVD was filmed on location in the Sinai Desert, Wadi Nasb, Judea Wilderness, Mount Sinai, Negev and En Gedi.
Author Vander Laan, Ray
Year Published 2010
Series Name That The World May Know: Volume 12
Category: Bible Study
This five-session, small group bible study DVD, The Path to the Cross, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume eleven of the 12-part Faith Lessons filmed-on-location DVD and Discovery Guide series. In The Path to the Cross, God's story continues with the intense devotion of his people. Discover how their passionate faith prepares the way for Jesus and his ultimate act of obedience and sacrifice at the cross. Then, be challenged in your life to live as they did – by every word that comes from the mouth of God. The Path to the Cross DVD was filmed on location in Qumran, Machaerus, En Gedi, Jerusalem and Gethsemane.
Author Vander Laan, Ray
Year Published 2010
Series Name That The World May Know: Volume 11
Category: Bible Study
This five-session, small group bible study DVD, The Path to the Cross, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume eleven of the 12-part Faith Lessons filmed-on-location DVD and Discovery Guide series. In The Path to the Cross, God's story continues with the intense devotion of his people. Discover how their passionate faith prepares the way for Jesus and his ultimate act of obedience and sacrifice at the cross. Then, be challenged in your life to live as they did – by every word that comes from the mouth of God.  The Path to the Cross DVD was filmed on location in Qumran, Machaerus, En Gedi, Jerusalem and Gethsemane. 
Author Vander Laan, Ray
Year Published 2010
Series Name That The World May Know: Volume 11
Category: Bible Study
This six-session small group Bible study, With All Your Heart, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume ten of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. Do you remember where your blessing comes from? In Exodus, God warned Israel to remember him when they left the dry desert and reached the fertile fields of the Promised Land. But in this tenth volume of Faith Lessons, you'll discover how quickly they forgot God and began to rely on themselves. Find out what it means to remember the Lord in your own life on this one-of-a-kind spiritual pilgrimage. Filmed on location in Israel, Faith Lessons is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers.
Author Vander Laan, Ray
Year Published 2010
Series Name That The World May Know: Volume 10
Category: Bible Study
This six-session small group Bible study, With All Your Heart, by noted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume ten of the 12-part Faith Lessons series. Do you remember where your blessing comes from? In Exodus, God warned Israel to remember him when they left the dry desert and reached the fertile fields of the Promised Land. But in this tenth volume of Faith Lessons, you'll discover how quickly they forgot God and began to rely on themselves. Find out what it means to remember the Lord in your own life on this one-of-a-kind spiritual pilgrimage. Filmed on location in Israel, Faith Lessons is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers.
Author Vander Laan, Ray
Year Published 2010
Series Name That The World May Know: Volume 10
Category: Biography
Amazon.ca intro) This is a highly readable biography of Dietrich Bonhoeffer that depicts the social and political world in which he matured, ministered, and died. Till the Night Be Past gathers many interesting details from the dozen or so books written by his family, friends, and former students in the years immediately following his death at the hands of the Nazis. It is intended as an introduction to the work and world of Bonhoeffer.

In concise chapters, Kleinhans recounts the story of Bonhoeffer's early years, his formative years as a pastor and theologian, and the difficult years immediately before and during World War II. The author paints a sympathetic, yet balanced portrait of Bonhoeffer's work and ministry in easy-to-read language.
Author Kleinhaus, Theodore J.
Year Published 2002
Category: Movies
Author Sony Pictures
Year Published 2010