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Materials

2012 - 2013

Immigration

Poverty


2011 - 2012

Spiritual Growth

Haiti

Mission in Age
of Global Christianity


2010 - 2011

Spiritual Growth

Sudan

Social Issues

2009 - 2010

Food & Faith

Sudan

Giving Our Hearts
    Away: Native        American         
    Survival


2008 - 2009

Israel/Palestine

Giving our Hearts  
      Away

I Believe in Jesus

2007 - 2008


Israel/Palestine

God's Mission, God's Song

2006 - 2007

Globalization

Shalom - Salaam - Peace

India/Pakistan

2005 - 2006

Children of the Bible

For Children

Public Education

India/Pakistan

Books


MISSION STUDY AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIAL LISTING

(Unless otherwise indicated, all materials are videos or DVDs.)

*Primary Resources     ** Secondary Resources

2012 - 2013

                                                            SPIRITUAL GROWTH STUDY (IMMIGRATION)

DVM-812    Becoming a Good Samaritan
DVC-820    Five Practices of a Fruitful Congregation
Immigration in the Bible
*ABM-34    Immigration and the Bible    (Book)
Immigration in the Old Testament - Abraham
VCO-402    Genesis Project – Abraham
VCB-806    Mysteries of the Bible:  .4 – Abraham:  One Man, One God
VCO-809    Great Figures of the Old Testament: .1B, Lecture 5 - Abraham
Immigration in the Old Testament  - Joseph
VCO-404    Genesis Project – Joseph
VCO-506    Greatest Heroes of the Bible:  .6 Joseph in Egypt
VCO-803.5    Genesis:  A Living Covenant .5 God Wrestling and Exile (Joseph’s Exile in Egypt)
VCB-806    Mysteries of the Bible: .2 – Joseph: Master of Dreams
VCO-809    Great Figures of the Old Testament: .1B, Lecture 8 - Joseph
Immigration in the Old Testament - Esther
VCO-506    Greatest Heroes of the Bible: .13 The Story of Esther
VCO-809    Great Figures of the Old Testament: .2B, Lecture 20 - Esther
Immigration in the Old Testament - Ruth
VCO-805    The Bible According to Kossoff:  .6 The Story of Ruth
VCO-809    Great Figures of the Old Testament: .2B, Lecture 19 - Ruth
Immigration in the Old Testament - Moses
VCO-804.2    A & E Biography Series (Old Testament):  Moses
VCO-807.2    The Old Testament:  An Introduction:  Lecture 10 – Exodus and Sinai
VCO-813.1B     The Old Testament:  Lecture 8 – Moses and Exodus
VCO-809    Great Figures of the Old Testament: .1C, Lecture 9 - Moses
Immigration in the Old Testament - Daniel
VCO-813.2B    The Old Testament:  Lecture 20 – Babylonian Exile   


                                                                                        POVERTY


*DVM-814    Standing in Need
DVM-726    Servant or Sucker
DVM-721    How to Make the World a Better Place
DVM-732    Strong Roots, Fragile Farms
ABM-33    Doing Justice    (Book)       

                                                                                                                                2011 - 2012

  SPIRITUAL GROWTH
Restorative Justice, Reconciliation and Forgiveness

Restorative Justice
Upside-Down Christmas
DVX-802 – Advent Conspiracy

Poverty
DVM-812 – Becoming a Good Samaritan
DVM-726 – Servant or Sucker
VCU-583 – Prayer of Children
VCM-516 – Faces of Poverty
DVM-721 – How to Make the World a Better Place
DVM-722 – Signs of Hope

Radical Hospitality
DVC-820 – Five Practices of Faithful Congregations

Reconciliation
Peace as Action – DVM-714 – Peace by Peace:  Women on the Front Lines

Forgiveness
VCP-524 – Healing the Soul:  Religious Perspectives for Forgiveness
DVW-847.2 – Forgiveness:  Letting Go (from the series Living the Good Life Together)
VCP-532 – Journey Towards Forgiveness
VCP-538 – The Power of Forgiveness

HAITI - CHALLENGES AND HOPE

*DVM-739 – Haiti:  Challenges and Hopes
DVM-739Y – Hope for Haiti:  A Mission Study for Youth              (Book)
ABM-32    Rubble Nation:  Haiti’s Pain, Haiti’s Promise                 (Book)
RBT-82    Krik, Krak:  The Story of Haiti – Children’s Mission Study and Teacher’s Guide   (Book)

MISSION IN THE AGE OF GLOBAL CHRISTIANITY

*VC and DVM-635 – God’s Transforming Mission:  The 21st Century –
                                    The study guide is “Joy to the World:  Mission in the Age of Global Christianity.”
VCM-716 – Uprooted:  Refugees of the Global Economy
VC and DVD-807 – Christianity and World Religions:  Wrestling with Questions that People Ask

2010 - 2011

SPIRITUAL GROWTH
For the Love of God:  John’s Letters

VCB-801.5 – Standard Video Bible Study New Testament Series:  Letters of John

SUDAN

DVM-728 – Will the Nile War Take Place?
DVM-733 - When Freedom?:  Sudan in Captivity
DVM-734 – Facing Sudan
DVU-601 -  Gifts of Hope:  UMCOR in Darfur

SOCIAL ISSUE
Mission and Evangelism

DVU-593 – A Journey in Mission:  United Methodist Women
DVM-725 – Heart to Heart:  Church World Service Gift of the Heart Kits
VCM-719 – 60 Years of Help and Hope (Church World Service)
DVM-724 – Mission Trip to Zimbabwe
DVM-707 – Connecting Threads:  Around the World through Global Ministries
DVC-820 – Five Practices of Faithful Congregations
DVU-595 - Be There.  Be Hope
DVU-600 – Living Faith- Seeking Justice (UM Church and Society Conference)

2009 - 2010

 FOOD AND FAITH
DVC-820 – Five Practices:  Radical Hospitality
VCW-814 – The Inviting and Engaging Church Series
DVW-856 – Just Walk Across the Room

SUDAN
DVM-733 - When Freedom?:  Sudan in Captivity
*DVM-734 – Facing Sudan
DVU-601 - Gifts of Hope:  UMCOR in Darfur

GIVING OUR HEARTS AWAY:  NATIVE AMERICAN SURVIVAL
See resources for 2008-2009 study

2008 - 2009

ISRAEL/PALESTINE
See Resources for 2007-2008 study.

 GIVING OUR HEARTS AWAY

For Youth and Adults
VCY-531 – What Do You Believe?

For Adults

DVH-801 -      Dreamkeeper: From the heart of a Story Came a Young Man’s Journey to the Soul

VCH-800.1 – Cultural Blessings Series:  Touching Earth
VCD-515 – Native American Spirituality (Religions of the World Series)
DVH-511 – Stories from the Circle of Life (Includes an audio version of the study book Giving Our Hearts Away)

I BELIEVE IN JESUS

For Children
VCJ-314 – The Stories of Jesus – Visual Bible Series
VCJ-316 - The Miracle Maker:  The Story of Jesus
VCJ-319 – The Gospel Alive Series (Includes .1 Jesus Faces Temptation .2 The Man Who Could
        not See .3 The Mustard Seed .4 The Forgiving Father

For Youth/Adults
VCJ-524 – People Who Met Jesus
VCJ-826 – Jesus
DVJ-527 – All About Jesus:  Who is This Jesus?  What If Jesus had Never Been Born?

For Adults
VCJ-521 – The Search for Jesus
VCJ-821 – The Historical Jesus:  A Middle Eastern View with Dr. Kenneth Bailey
DVJ-827 – Saving Jesus (from Living the Questions)
VCJ-825 – Jesus and the Gospels (from The Teaching Company)
DVC-819 – Christianity’s Family Tree:  What Other Christians Believe and Why with Adam Hamilton

2007-2008

ISRAEL/PALESTINE

For Children
Video/DVD
VCD-301 - I Love My City:  Jerusalem

For Adults
Video/DVD
VCD-504 - Discovering Israel
VCD-804 - Holy Land, Holy People
VCM-803 - The Real Story:  A Christian’s Guide to the Arab World
VCD-800 - Jerusalem: of Heaven and Earth Series
VCM-681 - A Man of Galilee:  A Story of Father Chacour
VCM-687 - Missing Peace:  Women of Peace and the Failure of War
VCM-611 - Oasis of Peace
DVM-810 - Salt of the Earth:  Palestinian Christians in the Northern West Bank
DVM-720 - A Team for Peace

Books
ABM-25 - Blood Brothers by Elias Chacour
ABM-26 - We Belong to the Land:  A Story of a Palestinian Israeli Who Lives for Peace and Reconciliation by Elias Chacour

GOD’S MISSION, GOD’S SONG

For Children through Adult

Video
VCM-680 – World Song

For Adults

Video/DVD
VCM-579 - Fill the World with Love
DVS-501 - Amazing Grace with Bill Moyers
DVC-550 - Hymns of Praise:  The Story of Hymnwriter Charles Wesley

2006-2007

GLOBALIZATION

For Children

Book

RBM-2C - Doorway to the World (Habitat for Humanity resource)

 

For Children through Adult

Video

VCM-680 – World Song – For children through Adult

 

For Youth

VCM-642 – Get Connected:  A Global Experience

 

For Youth/Adults

VCF-826 – It Takes More Than Love:  A Video Curriculum from the Search Institute Study-

.1 – Session 2 – Legos and Egos – (Value-centered parenting.  Includes focus on global concerns.)


For Adults
VCM-662 – Making a Killing:  Philip Morris, Kraft, and Global Tobacco Addiction
VCM-665 – Transformed (Transformed Communities on three Continents)
VCM-707 – Connecting Threads Series (Global Ministries United Church of Christ)
            .3  – Against the Current, Toward the Light (Efforts to bring abundant life to Southern Asia)

VCI-804 – Love the Earth and Be Healed series
           .3 – How Much Is Enough? – (Efficient use of resources as a path to global security)
VCM-575 – God’s Global Economy – (Making responsible choices)
VCM-709 – Globalization:  Peace and Conflict Resolution Series

Book –
ABK-2 – Globalization:  A Call to Listen, A Challenge to Respond


SHALOM - SALAAM - PEACE

For Children

VCM-307 – Rhythms of Peace Series

          .1  – Around the World

          .2  – When Your Argument Goes Bust

For Youth


VCV-549 – Peace Talks Series for Youth with Michael Pritchard
DVY-533 – Peace DVD:  Especially for Youth

For Youth/Adults


VCM-681 – A Man of Galilee:  A Story of Father Chacour (His work for peace in the Holy Land)

For Adults
VCM-806 – A Force More Powerful – (How non-violent power overcame oppression)
VCB-804 – Scriptures Alive Series with Dr. David Otto and Kathleen La Camera   
     .3   – Violence and the Faith (History of violence in the Bible)
VCD-804 – Holy Land, Holy People Series
    .1  – The Children of Abraham – (Shows what it means to be Jewish, Christian, or Muslim)
    .2  – The Holy City – (Examines the critical place of Jerusalem within all three religions)
VCJ-809 – Turning Toward Jesus Series
    .2 – Spiritual Life – 5 Lessons:  Hope, Discipleship, Spiritual Disciplines, The Bible, and Peace and Reconciliation
DVW-844 – Victory and Peace or Justice and Peace with John Dominic Crossan –
       Lecture 1 – Justice and the World
VCM-687 – Missing Peace:  Women of Peace and the Failure of War (6 women:  two Muslims, two Jews, two Christians)
VCM-674 – Korea’s Hope:  Reconciliation and Peace
VCM-701 – Church World Service Africa Initiative: A Journey of Partnership and Hope – (Conflict-resolution and peace-building)
VCM-707 – Connecting Threads Series (Global Ministries United Church of Christ)
    .1  – The Stones Cry Out (Explores issues of peace, justice in the Holy Land.)

  INDIA/PAKISTAN

VCM-696 – *2005 Mission Studies Video (includes India and Pakistan

DVM-697 – The Soul of India

VCM-698 – Encounters with Truth:  Rajmohan Gandhi (Grandson of Mahatma)

VCM-710 – *India in Transition

 

BOOKS

 

ABM-15 – The Church in India:  Its Mission Tomorrow by F. Hrangkhuma &  Sebastian C.H. Kim

ABM-18 – The Pastor to the Dalits by John C.B. Webster

ABM-17 – Women Reshaping Theology: Introducing Women's Studies in Theological Education

in India compiled by Lalrinawmi Ralte

ABM-16 – The Women's Movement in Religious Communities in India by K.S. Durrany

ABM-22 – Christianity in India:  Search for Liberation and Identity

ABM-23 – An Introduction to Indian Church History

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2005-2006

CHILDREN OF THE BIBLE

Books

*Children of Biblical Lands: Four Illustrated Stories for Children by Martha Bettis Gee - RBB-11

*Children of Biblical Lands: Teacher's Guide by Martha Bettis Gee - RBB-11T

Video

*2005 Mission Studies video (includes Children of the Bible) - VCM-696

Joseph

The Genesis Project: Joseph (Part 3 - Joseph's Brothers) - VCO-404

Greatest Heroes of the Bible: Joseph in Egypt - VCO-506.6

Great Figures of the Bible: Joseph - VCO-809.1B - Lecture 8

Jairus's Daughter

People Who Met Jesus - VCJ-524

Genesis Project: Miracles: The Transfiguration - VCN-402

FOR CHILDREN

Joseph

Discovering Dreams Come True: The Story of Joseph and His Brothers - VCB-308.4

Joseph and His Brothers - Joseph and His Brothers - VCB-305.7

Veggie Tales: The Ballad of Little Joe - VCB-306.15

The Greatest Adventure Stories from the Bible: Joseph and His Brother - VCO-302.6

Superbook: A Dream Come True - VCO-301.1

In the Beginning Series: Joseph in Bondage - VCO-306.8

Joseph - VCO-308.3

The Story of Joseph - VCO-309

Kingsley's Meadow: 1-2-3-Count on Me - VCO-311.3

Jairus's Daughter

The Miracle Maker: The Story of Jesus VCJ-316

The Animated Stories from the New Testament: The Miracles of Jesus - VCN-301.5

Genesis Project: Miracles: The Transfiguration - VCN-402

PUBLIC EDUCATION

*Children in America's Schools - VCM-685

*2005 Mission Studies video (includes Public Education) - VCM-696

INDIA/PAKISTAN

*2005 Mission Studies Video (includes India and Pakistan) - VCM-696

The Soul of India - DVM-697

Encounters with Truth: Rajmohan Gandhi (Grandson of Mahatma) - VCM-698

BOOKS

The Church in India: Its Mission Tomorrow by F. Hrangkhuma & Sebastian C.H. Kim - ABM-15

The Pastor to the Dalits by John C.B. Webster - ABM-18

Women Reshaping Theology: Introducing Women's Studies in Theological Education in India compiled by Lalrinawmi Ralte - ABM-17

The Women's Movement in Religious Communities in India by K.S. Durrany - ABM-16

 

2004-2005

CONCERNING PRAYER

*What Good is Prayer? - VCW-801A.2

Praying in the Midst of Life with Ron DelBene - VCW-810 series

Yesterday, Today, and Forever - VCK-802.3 - Part 3 - Pray Without Ceasing

How Do You Pray? - VCW-801E.4

Learning from Jesus series VCJ-806.4 -Living Your Power

A Middle Eastern Perspective in New Testament Studies by Dr. Ken Bailey VCN-804.1 - 4 - The Lord’s Prayer

The System Belongs to God - VCW-816. series - .7 - Praying for the Big Picture

The Natural Way of Prayer: Being Free to Express what You Feel Deep Within with

Dr. James E. Miller - VCW-527

You Shall Not Be Overcome: Promises and Prayers for Uncertain Times - VCW-529

A Place to Pray - Conversations on the Lord’s Prayer with Roberta Bondi - VCW-825

CUBA

*CUBA: Three Faith Perspectives - VCM-686

**Cuba Close Up (Children of the Earth Series) - VCM-683

For Children:

Rhythms of Peace: Video 1 - Around the World -VCM-307.1

PUBLIC EDUCATION

Children in America’s Schools - VCM-685