Genre Archives: Inspirational

A Promise to Astrid (Book)

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"A Promise to Astrid" is a poignant and touching story of a special woman who gave of herself when she was facing the biggest battle of her life. Author Michael K. Tourville tells the story of his former neighbor, of her husband Dominic, and of himself and his wife Cindy. When Cindy is in a [...]

Born to Win

February 2, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Born to Win" is a powerful story, based on true events, about Pastor Leon Terblanche (played by Gregory Kriek). Leon is raised in North Africa by an abusive stepfather and his mother. He finally winds up with an African woman, a kind, Christian lady named "Mama," and her son Outjie, who becomes [...]

The Book of Genesis

March 1, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Genesis" is a powerful dramatic telling of the first book of the Holy Bible. It begins with the creation of Adam and Eve and shows their first experiences as they enjoy the nature of the new world in which they have arrived. Adam takes deep breaths and enjoys the water. A voice-over says that God [...]

The Pastor

January 25, 2016
Dove "Faith-Based" Some Content May Be Objectionable
"The Pastor" is not your typical faith-based film, as it deals with gang violence and a former gang leader who becomes a pastor after his release from prison. It features a few bloody scenes, including some of a man having his tattoos removed, as well as a lot of blood on a man's hands following a [...]

Streams in the Desert, Part 2

October 26, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
"Streams in the Desert Vol. 2: Words of Life" is a powerful film that gives the history behind the popular devotional book, which turns 90 years old this year. It was first published in 1925. The book is written by Mrs. Charles Cowman (Lettie). The movie chronicles their life together, as the [...]

The Messenger’s Box

November 2, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"The Messenger's Box" is a unique and inspirational story that bridges the gap between the time of Christ and the present. The box turns out to be a symbol or allegory of Christ's redemption and healing for human lives. The box is left for a man's grandson, Jake, to find. Jake experiences a flash [...]

Red Big Fire Truck

October 19, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For All Ages
Oliver Grayson has been an orphan all his life, and now his wish is to go to the Naval Academy, but first he must past the test. As his gathers with his friends around the campfire, he tells his story of having been in different foster homes, a halfway house and orphanage. But the one part of his [...]


February 2, 2016
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"Masterless" is an allegorical film that features plenty of action and fighting in the spirit of the Samurai Warrior, along with real-life drama. The story focuses on Kane Madison (Adam LaVorgna), who is facing serious stress issues with his sick wife. Then, added to this difficulty, he's suddenly [...]

My Name Is…(Book)

Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
To the author: "My Name Is..." is a powerful Christian book. This story of the Ecuadorian Amazon jungle is amazing and, at times, frightening. It is mainly a story of hope. I thought it was written with a sincerity and an honesty that work well. The "difficult" times that Atok and Rimak go through [...]

A Better Way/Let Me Live

October 9, 2015
Dove "Faith-Friendly" For Ages 12 and Over
"A Better Way/Let Me Live," narrated by Pat Boone, are two amazing videos combined in one set. The first film, "Let Me Live," features a beautiful song, sung by a child, and shows the development of a baby from the womb to birth. In the opening scene, a young boy kisses his father, and children [...]