Sinners thought Johnny Cash was a saint, saints thought Johnny was a sinner, but, in reality, he was both. Just like us, he was flawed; he blew it, he fell, and he got up again. But he never lost his faith. In fact, at the very end of his life, it was stronger than ever.

In a moving documentary, rooted in faith, Johnny Cash’s story comes to life with tales of tragedy, success, addiction … and finally finding the light. Featuring conversations with Johnny’s children, sister, and contemporaries, you will be encouraged to see how God gave this broken man second and third chances — and how that’s not so different from you and me.

Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon


Johnny embodies the paradox of every Christian who wants to do what is right but struggles to do it — just like the apostle Paul described in Romans. His story is that of redemption, and it resonates with so many of us who mess up, yet still have God saying, “I’m not done with you yet.”

If we learn nothing else from the story of Johnny Cash, we learn that God gives second chances, and third ones, and fourth ones …

The word ‘revival’ has been on countless minds over the past month when Asbury University students carried on a multi-week prayer and worship service that brought 50,000 pilgrims to the sleepy town of Wilmore, Kentucky. Though it is now being called an outpouring, Christians around the world have a renewed interest in what revivals are, how God works through them, and what basis they have in Scripture and history.

On today’s episode of the Great Stories podcast, Charles Morris is joined by Jeremy Walker to explore these historic movements of God — from Pentecost to present day — as they both also pray for revival to take hold in the hearts of the next generation. Jeremy Walker is a pastor, author, and host of the new documentary Revival: The Work of God.

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PURITAN: All of Life to the Glory of God is beautiful, atmospheric documentary following the birth of Puritanism through its present day influence.

Between beautiful shots of historical sites in Europe and Colonial America, some of the most trusted Bible teachers and theologians share how God used the Puritans to change their world so many years ago … and how we can follow their example today. It’s the kind of uplifting encouragement we so desperately need right now.

Experts featured in this documentary include:

Albert Mohler, Conrad Mbewe, Geoff Thomas, Gloria Furman, Ian Hamilton, Jeremy Walker, J.I. Packer, Joel Beeke, John MacArthur, John Piper, John Snyder, Kevin DeYoung, Leland Ryken, Ligon Duncan, Mark Dever, Michael Reeves, Rosaria Butterfield, Sinclair Ferguson, Stephen Nichols, and Steven Lawson

PURITAN: All of Life to the Glory of God (DVD)

Joyless. Severe. Fanatical. “Haunted by the fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy.” That’s the Puritan reputation in our world today, but is that really the case? When you actually look at the writings and daily lives of these devoted followers of Christ, you’ll be surprised to discover the joy and worship they possessed because they were all about Jesus.

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the moment when a little-known monk named Martin Luther sparked the Protestant Reformation and changed the course of human history. But who is this man who challenged the highest authorities of his day so that the truth of the gospel could be known and preached?

Luther was the man God used to recapture the gospel in the 16th century. He restored the Word of God as the center of Christian life and worship. He reestablished the importance of family, the value of music, and the dignity of human labor. But most significantly of all, he recovered the truth that a person’s justification in the eyes of God comes by grace alone, through faith alone.

This documentary trailer offers a brief introduction into who Martin Luther is and why we should get to know him better:

To help you learn more about Martin Luther, we have a few resources available. First, you can listen to an audio series on The Legacy of Luther that traces Luther’s role in recapturing the gospel during the Protestant Reformation. Second, you can take a look at an English translation of The Ninety-Five Theses that Luther nailed to door of the Wittenberg Castle church, disputing the corrupt practice of selling indulgences. And third, you can request a copy Luther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer, which includes a special illustrated ebook to help you get a better picture of who Luther is and what God was able to accomplish through his writings and teachings.

LDDVD-flatLuther: The Life and Legacy of the German Reformer

Discover the story of the former monk who sparked the Reformation. Told through a seamless combination of live-action storytelling and artistic animation, Martin Luther’s daring life is presented in extensive detail while still making the film relevant, provocative, and accessible.
Produced and just released by Haven Ministry’s Stephen McCaskell, this highly acclaimed 90-minute documentary will transport you back to the definitive moments that impacted the Church today. It will challenge you to a bolder faith and a greater passion to see the saving truth of Christ go into the world. This documentary needs to be watched and shared with small groups and in churches.