Illuminate God's Word in a whole new way with these contemporary retellings of Jesus' parables! Perfect message starters, illustrations, or discussion prompts, these short films will challenge teens to think about their faith and live their lives differently! Includes Spilt Milk based on the parable of "New Wine in Old Wineskins," A Few Weeks Later based on the parable of "The Rich Fool," and Beyond Beautiful based on the parable of "The Two Sons"; plus two production documentaries. Approx. 30 minutes total.
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Jesus used parables to teach truth, to get people thinking about faith and life, to challenge them to live differently. Now you can do the same for your students with thought-provoking short films from 36 Parables. Whether you use 36 Parables films as an introduction to a message, an illustration, or a discussion starter, your students will discover the truth inside the story and see God's truth in a new light. On this DVD, you'll find powerful retellings of three parables, and you can download a free discussion guide online to take the learning even deeper. The parables on Cyan include: * Spilt Milk, based on the Parable of New Wine in Old Wine Skins (Luke 5:36-39), shows a young boy who discovers the practicality of sour milk. * a few weeks later, based on the Parable of the Rich Fool (Luke 12:16-21), tells the story of Harold, who after his wife dies, must deal with the reality of her belongings. * Beyond Beautiful, based on the Parable of the Two Sons (Matthew 21: 28-32), tells the story of Charlie, who is persuaded to go on a blind date with Emma's new friend. Illuminate God's Word in a whole new way, and your students will begin to see their faith in a whole new way. *The DVD also includes two documentaries, Behind the Scenes, and Why Parables?. *The scripture for all three parables are on the DVD menus as well.
Stewart H. Redwine and John Schimke began 36 Parables in 2005 and have collaborated as a creative team ever since. They are both passionate about utilizing the power of cinema to raise questions, challenge thinking, and encourage discussion.
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