36 Parables Amber DVD
Using thought-provoking short-films, the teachings of Jesus are presented in a whole new way. 36 Parables: Amber portrays modern-day retellings of the Parable of the Good Shepherd, the Parable of the Leafing Fig Tree, and the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus.
Adding to the compelling 36 Parables series, these videos are perfect for introductions or illustrations for messages, or as discussion starters for small or large groups. Students will see and understand God's Word in new ways as they watch these ancient stories presented in everyday situations.
We've heard the parables of Jesus, but have we really experienced them? For many, the stories Jesus used to teach truth, to get people thinking about faith and life, and to challenge them to live differently are just that-stories. But with these thought-provoking short films from 36 Parables and free downloadable discussion guide, you can help your students truly experience the parables of Jesus.
Use these short films as an introduction to a message, an illustration, or a discussion starter. However you choose to use 36 Parables, your students will discover the truth inside each story and God's truth will be revealed to there in a new light.
The parables on Amber include:
* After Life, based on the Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31), tells the story of a middle-aged woman trying to explain to her pastor that she traveled to hell in a near-death experience. (5 minutes)
* Tractor Safety Tips, based on the Parable of the Leafing Fig Tree (Matthew 24:30-33), tells the story of a man failing to understand the warning signs before him as he takes his new riding lawn mower out for a test drive.(3 minutes)
* The Good Shepherd, based on the Parable of the Good Shepherd (John 10:11-18), tells the story of a young girl obsessed with animals who risks a big secret in order to help her older sister's neglected hamsters. (5 minutes)
The DVD also includes three Why Parables? videos, 3-5 minute documentaries interviewing theologians/ Pastors/youth pastors about the parable and adaption and one Behind the Scenes video, a 5-10 minute video focusing on an aspect of production.
The Scripture passages for all three parables are on the DVD as well.