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Wednesday, 24 June 2015

The Lamb - Just the Story

How do we explain the gospel to children in a way that they can understand? How do we explain their need for a Saviour without watering down the details? How can we hold their attention long enough to explain what the Bible is all about? How can we be accurate yet sensitive to the fact that they need simpler explanations?
“The Lamb” is a DVD for children aged 5 to 10 (although older children may benefit too) which takes children on a journey through the heart of the Bible’s message. Starting with the creation of the universe, it explains key biblical concepts: Who is God? What is God like? What is sin? Where did evil come from? Why do we need a Saviour? The DVD concludes with a clear explanation of the identity of Jesus and his amazing provision as our Saviour.
The book makes a clear link between Jesus and the Old Testament sacrificial lamb. Issues like death are dealt with in an honest, straightforward manner. The graphic details surrounding the story of salvation are handled sensitively but not watered down.  At the end, children will have an explanation of who God is and what He did for mankind on the cross. It is a message of hope that every child should hear.

Show this DVD to your kids and help them develop a solid knowledge and understanding of the gospel!

Features:
  • Assumes no prior knowledge of the Bible.
  • Chronological: Begins with the creation of the universe, and then progressing sequentially through key Old Testament stories, it moves into the New Testament to reveal the meaning of the cross and the tomb. The main story of the Bible is tied together into one universal, all-encompassing drama.
  • Lays a foundation: The creation-to-the-cross approach helps put the entire Bible in context. Helps children understand the overall message of the Bible without confusion.
  • Accurate presentation of the gospel: Complex issues such as death, sin, evil, and God’s provision are sensitively presented in way that children can understand.
  • Priced for bulk distribution. 
Includes a few pictures of Jesus (sensitively drawn).
DVD
Age level: 5 years and up.
Running time: 40 minutes
Subtitled in English.
GoodSeed

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Dispatches From the Front Episode 7: Day of Battle

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Frontline Missions International

Dispatches from the Front goes to North Africa to people upon whom Christ has long set His sovereign love. From the martyrs of the early church in Carthage to the bold believers across North Africa today, Gospel advance there has always been marked by fear and faith, joy and risk, life and death. Follow the trail of Christians who are sowing the Word of the Cross and reaping its joyful harvest! From the birthplace of Arab Spring and its all-out assault on Christians to unreached cities on the edge of the Sahara, Day of Battle, goes to the front line, where the Gospel is extending the boundaries of Christ’s Kingdom and faithful men and women are taking up David’s praise in Psalm 140, “O Lord, my Lord, the strength of my salvation, you have covered my head in the day of battle.”

DVD
Age: 10+
Running time: 61 minutes
English and Spanish subtitles

Open House by Dorothy Harris

Dorothy Harris writes from 40 years as a wife, mother of five children, and a missionary in Mexico. But this book is not about missionary work, it's about the home-the centre of what went on in those years.
"This is basically a story about our home," says the author, "but it is impossible to separate it form the story of the Lord's work in this part of Mexico. So come to our home through the pages of this book. The welcome mat is always out for you."
In Open House, you feel the author's heart throb as she details her move to Mexico as a young bride. You share her experience learning the language and adjusting to a new culture. "But is doesn't stop there" says Daniel H. Smith, President of Emmaus Bible College. "Dorothy relays all the joys and trials of raising five children in the midst of a busy missionary schedule. You'll find wonderful insights on balancing God's work and family responsibilities."
You'll be challenged to make your family a priority. She addressed questions on education, social contacts, careers, dating and marriage. "I thank the Lord for many hours of conversation around our table, with our children and our guests, she says. "The Lord was there enjoying the happy moments with us."
The Harris house, truly an "open house", is always available for group meetings, Bible studies, and visitors of all kinds. This look at a family "given to hospitality" challenges and teaches all of us to reach to our community a little more. Dorothy not only opens her home to us, but also her heart.

Pages: 117
Size: 139 x 217mm
Paperback
Redeemer Books
Bible Version: KJV

The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan

Often rated second in importance to the Bible as a Christian document, this famous story of man's progress through life in search of salvation remains one of the most entertaining allegories of faith ever written. Set against realistic backdrops of town and country, the powerful drama of the pilgrim's trials and temptations follows him in his harrowing journey to the Celestial City.
Along a road filled with monsters and spiritual terrors, Christian confronts such emblematic characters as Worldly Wiseman, Giant Despair, Talkative, Ignorance, and the demons of the Valley of the Shadow of Death. But he is also joined by Hopeful and Faithful. An enormously influential seventeenth-century classic, universally known for its simplicity, vigor, and beauty of language, The Pilgrim's Progress remains one of the most widely read books in the English language.

Complete and unabridged.
Deluxe antiquarian facsimile edition.
Large selection of black and white woodcuts - illustrations on many pages.
16 Full colour illustrations.

Pages: 440
Size: 152 x 228mm
Paperback
Ambassador Emerald
Bible Version: KJV

Dispatches From the Front Episode 8: No Regrets, No Retreat

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Frontline Missions International

From the start of the modern missions movement 200 years ago, China has been to missionaries what Everest is to mountain climbers. China’s size and distance was magnetic—at least for men and women with a big enough view of the Gospel to go. No Regrets, No Retreat begins in England to capture the missionary spirit of those early Gospel risk-takers—and then goes on to China to show how Christ continues to build His Church in stunning ways in our day. Despite the legacy of suffering and persecution, the number of Chinese Christians may now be approaching 100 million, and a truly Chinese church movement is underway, reaching the teeming coastal cities and pushing westward to the walls of the Himalayas and beyond. Dispatches from the Front crosses the globe to showcase this Gospel Everest, magnifying Jesus’ saving power and His ever-expanding Kingdom! 

DVD
Age: 10+
Running time: 72 minutes
English and Spanish subtitles

Friday, 19 June 2015

2016 Calendar Catalogue

It is time to order your 2016 calendars. 
 
Our 2016 Calendar Catalogue is full of wonderful calendars to be used for gifts, outreach or personal use.
 
30 different calendars in 48 languages with many different style options.  
Many NEW calendars and additional languages not listed in previous catalogues.


 
Orders need to be returned promptly. To ensure that you are not disappointed, please, return your order form by 6th July 2015.

Monday, 15 June 2015

Wordless Book Silicone Wristband


Wear a testimony on your wrist! The outside of this silicone band shows the five colours of the "Wordless Book" (Gold, Black, Red, White, and Green), and the inside adds a key to help you remember what the colours stand for.
The wristband comes in four sizes for Children, Youth, and Adults. All sizes are 1/2" wide.
Every wristband comes with a free matching Gospel Tract.

Moments With The Book
Please specify size and Bible version (for tract - KJV or NKJV)

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Garden Of Grace Tapestry Wallhanging by Thomas Kinkade

Peaceful "Garden of Grace" design by bestselling artist Thomas Kinkade is accented with Scripture quote from Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
 
  • Jacquard-woven
  • Cotton, Polyester Tapestry Fabric
  • Fully Lined
  • Includes wooden dowel rod and bottom weight down rod
Size: 66 x 91cm (26" x 36")
Manual Woodworkers and Weavers

Petals of Hope Wall Hanging by Thomas Kinkade




Woven tapestry wall accent adds both warmth and beauty to your room decor; easy to display with included wooden dowel; works of art in rich color and detail.
He maketh me lie down in green pastures:
He leadeth me beside still waters
Psalms 23:2
 
 
  • Jacquard-woven
  • Cotton, Polyester Tapestry Fabric
  • Fully Lined
  • Includes wooden dowel rod and bottom weight down rod
Size: 66 x 91cm (26" x 36")
Manual Woodworkers and Weavers