Genre Archives: Animated

Torchlighters: The William Tyndale Story

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"The William Tyndale Story" is a powerful, animated feature about the man who wanted to translate the Bible into English for the common person to read. He wanted to see God's people fed and a plow boy to know more Scripture than church leaders. This resulted in William being unpopular with many of [...]

Torchlighters: The Jim Elliot Story

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Jim Elliot" story is an incredible story of sacrifice and courage. This animated feature tells the story of Jim and his friends, missionaries who visited Ecuador in the 1950s with the goal of winning a tribe to Christ. The Waodani tribe was unreached by the Gospel but were fearful of [...]

Torchlighters: The Eric Liddell Story

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"The Eric Liddell Story" is inspiring! This animated feature focuses on the two things Eric is very good at: running and being a missionary. He was born in China in 1906 and sent to England to study at age six. He has a passion for missions but realizes too the gift of speed with which God has [...]

Torchlighters: The Richard Wurmbrand Story

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Richard Wurmbrand Story" is the amazing account of a man who stood for his faith no matter the cost. It was Richard Wurmbrand who made this statement: "A faith that can be destroyed by suffering is not faith." Richard stands for Christ during the time when Communism came to his home country [...]

Torchlighters: The Gladys Aylward Story

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Gladys Aylward Story" has to be seen to be appreciated. The diminutive woman, approximately five feet tall, was called by God to go to China. She became a missionary and helped over 100 orphans escape through the war-torn country. She is portrayed as an unassuming and humble woman in this [...]

Torchlighters: The Perpetua Story

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Perpetua Story" is an amazing narrative about strength in the face of adversity. The story takes place in Carthage, North Africa, in AD 203. Perpetua has a child and her father, Lucius Vibia, persists in trying to get her to recant her Christian faith so she is not harmed, perhaps even killed, [...]

Torchlighters: The Amy Carmichael Story

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"The Amy Carmichael Story" does a wonderful job showing just how remarkable this compassionate woman of faith was. Working in India as a missionary, she reaches many souls but God has more for her to do. When a girl named Preena is offered to the heathen temple, she eventually escapes and pleads [...]

Torchlighters: The William Booth Story

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"The William Booth Story" may surprise people because Booth had more difficulties in life than some might guess. He lived in London's East End, a very rough part of the city. The story opens in 1861. We see people eating from garbage cans, and a lot of men drink and love to watch the fights. Booth [...]

Torchlighters: The Augustine Story

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"The Augustine Story" is an insightful look at the man who started out as a patriotic Roman, only to have an encounter with Christ. This resulted in his using his intellect for God's glory. He went on to write over 500 sermons, 113 books and treatises, and over 200 letters. His works included "The [...]

Torchlighters: Samuel Morris

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Samuel Morris Story" is an intriguing, animated biography of a young man who meets God and can't tell enough people about his Heavenly Father. The story takes place in Liberia, Africa, in 1883. Known as Kaboo, the son of a tribal chief, he and his people are oppressed by another tribe. Kaboo [...]