DVD 1: The End Times: In the Words of Jesus - This is a compelling presentation of the major events that will immediately precede and unfold during the Tribulation. It includes such concepts as: the Rapture, a time when Christ will appear and take the faithful to heaven instantly; the rise of the Antichrist, a world leader empowered by Satan; the outpouring of Gods wrath and the final judgment upon the earth; and, the triumphant return of Jesus Christ. This video considers the prophecies foretelling the end of human history as delivered from the lips of historys most credible authority-Jesus Christ. What did He say and what did He mean about the final days before His return to Earth? What events foreshadow the end of civilization as we know it? DVD 2: 7 Signs of Christs Return - Scriptures foretell 7 momentous world events that will herald the second coming of Christ. One has already occurred: the establishment of the State of Israel and its continuing claim on Palestine. 6 other signs are also dramatically depicted, including one that is taking place now: the unification of Europe, which, as it is prophesized, will be followed by the rise of the Antichrist. At what hour are we on the clock of history? The countdown continues. DVD 3: Armageddon - Armageddon, Doomsday, the Final Battle, and Apocalypse - prophesied in scripture and forecast by prophets like Edgar Cayce and Saint Malachy, an Irish priest and prophet of the 12th century, who in 1139 accurately forecast the identity of 110 future Popes. Nostradamus, a French physician of the 16th century, accurately predicted wars and disasters, and named 3 Antichrists. In this video, many of these prophecies come together into one strong warning. We may be nearing the End Time and the final chapter of human history. DVD 4: The Gates of Jerusalem - This fascinating video presents the story of Jerusalem and the Holy Land against the backdrop of history and prophecy. Jerusalem is the city where history began, and where many believe history will end. It provides insights to predictions and events that are to take place in Jerusalem. Of the 8 gates found in the walls surrounding Old Jerusalem, one of them, the Golden Gate, is being watched continuously by Christians, Muslims and the Jewish faithful. Millions around the world believe it holds the key to world history and our futures. For the Jewish faithful, the Golden Gate symbolizes the entry for their Messiah and the beginning of a Messianic age. For the Christians, this gate promises the second coming of Jesus, their Savior. For Muslims, the Golden Gate will someday be part of the last judgment of man at the end of history. DVD 5: Against All Odds: Israel Survives - Feature Film Edition - Israels rebirth and survival in the 20th Century has been called a miracle. Those who were there cite their own experiences as proof. These are their stories. Against All Odds is a powerful and uplifting spiritual journey through Israels turbulent history. Remarkable stories of awe-inspiring supernatural phenomena that helped to create and preserve modern Israel come to life in gripping dramatizations, eyewitness accounts, and interviews with the people who experienced these miracles of biblical proportions! DVD 6: Heaven Our Eternal Home - How did Heaven and Hell come to be? What events dictated their creation? What, if anything, lies for us beyond the grave? As human beings we are drawn to these same timeless questions. Interviews with noted authors, scholars and theologians including George H. Gallup, Jr., Joni Eareckson-Tada, and Dr. Larry Poland will cast light on the spiritual mysteries of Heaven and Hell. This program incorporates dramatic re-creations, art of the masters, and leading edge computer animation to present visual clues to the physical characteristics of Heaven and Hell.
About the Actor
Ed Ragozzino - Ed helped bring about the creation of Eugene Oregons Hult Center for the Performing Arts. He taught high school and college drama in Eugene, directed local theater shows and worked as a professional voice talent and actor in movies, TV and radio. Michael Pate - Pates most recognizable role was Sgt. Vic Maddern on the Aussie crime drama Matlock Police. After serving in World War II, Pate headed to Hollywood. In 1953 he portrayed his first of many Native American roles, opposite John Wayne in the Western Hondo. Upon his return to Australia in the late 60s, he began to work as a TV producer, and soon landed the key role of Detective Maddern on the hit procedural drama Matlock Police. After this he refocused on his writing with Mango Tree, and writing, producing, and directing 1979s romance Tim, which starred Mel Gibson. Edmund Purdom - Ed enjoyed a blazing moment of 50s Hollywood stardom before withdrawing to Europe and a robust career of Italian giallo thrillers, sword-and-sandal sagas, and German Westerns. Purdom arrived on Broadway in 1951, in the vaunted company of powerhouse wedded thespians Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh, performing Broadway productions of Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra and Shaws Caesar and Cleopatra. He shone onstage and soon headed for Hollywood, starring in a string of lavish studio pictures, a pair of which are remembered more for the actors he replaced: Marlon Brando in the epic The Egyptian and tenor Mario Lanza in the musical The Student Prince. Following the MGM musical Athena, co-starring Debbie Reynolds and Linda Christian, Purdom top-lined 2 additional studio-misfires (The Prodigal and The Kings Thief), before retreating to Rome, where his career endured on European TV screens and films. He made notable appearances in the TV-movie roman-a-clef Sophia Loren: Her Own Story, and in the romantic drama The Yellow Rolls-Royce. Richard Kiley - Although he appeared out of town with Nancy Walker in the musical A Month of Sundays, during the 40s and 50s Kiley worked mostly in dramatic parts off-Broadway and in first-class TV productions such as Patterns (Kraft Television Theatre) and P.O.W. (U.S. Steel Hour). His career in the musical theatre began in 1953 when he created the role of Caliph in Kismet, in which he introduced several memorable numbers, including And This Is My Beloved and Stranger in Paradise. Kiley returned to Broadway in the murder mystery musical Redhead (1959), for which he and Gwen Verdon won Tony Awards. No Strings followed in 1962, and with Diahann Carroll he sang the lovely The Sweetest Sounds. After taking over from Craig Stevens in Meredith Willsons Heres Love, Kiley played pitchman Sam the Shpieler in I Had a Ball (1964). Then the role of a lifetime arrived. Kiley won a second Tony Award for his memorable portrayal of Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha (1965), and introduced Mitch Leigh and Joe Darions The Impossible Dream. Kiley played Julius Caesar in Her First Roman (1968), an adaptation of Bernard Shaws Caesar and Cleopatra; took part in the one-night tribute, A Celebration Of Richard Rodgers (1972); played an aviator in Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewes poorly received fantasy movie, The Little Prince (1974); appeared in a brief revival of Knickerbocker Holiday (1977) at Town Hall, New York; and starred out of town in a musical version of A Christmas Carol (1981), with music and lyrics by Michel Legrand and Sheldon Harnick. He won an Emmy in 1984 for his performance as Paddy Cleary in The Thorn Birds, and in 1999 was inducted into The Theatre Hall of Fame. Michael Greenspan - Michael has worked in numerous aspects of TV, video production, and broadcast journalism. He has also made documentaries, and reported for major news organizations from around the Middle East and around the world, such as Jerusalem on Line and CNN.
About the Director
Lad Allen - After a stint making science films for the Moody Institute of Science, Allen formed a documentary film company with 2 other friends and settled into making films about Intelligent Design. Rolf Forsberg - Forsberg is a writer and director, known for Parable (1964), Beyond the Next Mountain (1987) and The Late Great Planet Earth (1979). Rick Ray - A former Lonely Planet backpacker turned cinematographer, writer and director, Rick has produced more than 12 films on regions as diverse as Israel, Bali, Borneo, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Syria, Iceland, with titles that include Raise The Bamboo Curtain with Martin Sheen and the highly regarded The Soul of India. Beyond these projects, Ray spent 2 years tracking down rare archival footage of the Dalai Lamas youth, the Chinese takeover of Tibet, documented subsequent hardships, and was granted a one hour audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama to craft his award-winning documentary titled 10 Questions for the Dalai Lama which is currently in worldwide distribution. Phil Cook - Cooke studied composition in Durham and Manchester Universities and for a PhD with Anthony Powers at Cardiff University. He has had works played across the country by many of the countrys top choirs and ensembles. He was artistic director of the London Contemporary Music Group (LCMG) from 2004-10, and wrote 5 works for them. Recent works were featured in the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, Lake District Summer Music Festival (LDSM), TÃªte Ã TÃªte Opera Festival, Musica Sacrae (Poland), Sound Festival (Aberdeen) and the John Armitage Memorial (JAM) concerts. Works were performed in most of the leading cathedrals and churches in the UK. The US premiere of his first set of Preces and Responses was given in July 2012 and has been performed by several choirs across the country. As of 2011 his choral works will be published by Novello, Schott and Cadenza. In 2012 he was a winner of the Musica Sacra International Composers Competition 2012 which led to performances in Poland and Lithuania and in 2016 he won the Gesualdo 6 Composition Prize for his motet Judas Mercartor Pessimus. His second set of Preces and Responses (2012) was premiered on BBC Radio 3 Choral Evensong as was his organ piece Exsultet (2014). His large-scale choral/orchestral work Noahs Fire was premiered in Chester Cathedral in November 2015. A CD of his choral works performed by the Chapel Choir of Selwyn College, Cambridge and Onyx Brass was released to great acclaim on Regent Records in April 2014, and the CD of The Eternal Ecstasy (again performed by Selwyn) including his motet of the same name reached the classical charts top 10 in August 2015. His main musical influences are found in continuing and reconciling a pastoral British tradition; he has written articles on the Liturgical music of James MacMillan and the canticles of Herbert Howells. He has recently co-edited a book of essays on Howells which was published by Boydell and Brewer in October 2013. He is married with two children, lives in Aberdeenshire and supports Everton. From 2007-08 he was a Career Development Fellow at the Faculty of Music, Oxford University and a Junior Research Fellow (2007-10) at The Queens College, Oxford University. He was head of composition at Eton College from 2011-12. As of January 2013, he was appointed a Lecturer in Composition at Aberdeen University. Tom Ivy - Tom has been an active member of the film and television production community for more than two decades. His work to date as writer, director, producer spans more than 500 television, film, and live-event productions produced on every major world continent. This versatile bi-continent director increasingly splits his creative work between the United States and Israel.