They Lived for God -

They Lived for God

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Length: 41 units
Content-type: Video-based
Age/Grade: 9th – 12th Grades
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How to Use This Course

They Lived for God is a series of forty-one video documentaries of men and women who have made an impact on history for God. From the undying faith of Jan Hus to the enduring legacy of Elisabeth Elliot and Steve Saint, students will learn from an in-depth look at the lives these people lived through videos, worksheets, and essay questions.

Course Introduction

From pastors to coaches, explorers to authors, They Lived for God gives high school students the opportunity to take a closer look at men and women who overcame unimaginable odds and hardships by God’s grace and spread the Gospel wherever they went. Through over 38 hours of video, as well as printable worksheets and essay questions, high school students can be challenged like never before to live their lives for God.

Videos, printable worksheets, and essay questions

  • Perpetua: Early Church Martyr (182?-203)
  • Augustine: A Voice for All Generations (354-430)
  • Truth Prevails: The Undying Faith of Jan Hus (1369?-1415)
  • Here I Stand: Martin Luther (1483-1546)
  • William Tyndale: Man with a Mission (1494-1536)
  • Roger Williams: Freedom’s Forgotten Hero (1603?-1683)
  • John Bunyan: Journey of a Pilgrim (1628-1688)
  • Glory to God Alone: J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
  • Uncommon Union: Sarah and Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758)
  • John Wesley: The Man and His Mission (1703-1791)
  • A Heart Set Free: Charles Wesley (1707-1788)
  • David Brainerd: Missionary to the American Indians (1718-1747)
  • John Newton (1725-1807)
  • William Wilberforce (1759-1833)
  • Faithful Witness: William Carey (1761-1834)
  • Josiah Henson: The Real Uncle Tom (1789-1883)
  • Robber of the Cruel Streets: George Muller (1805-1898)
  • Dr. David Livingstone: Missionary Explorer to Africa (1813-1873)
  • The Fanny Crosby Story (1820-1915)
  • Andrew Murray: Africa for Christ (1828-1917)
  • Our People: The Remarkable Story of William and Catherine Booth and the Salvation Army (1829-1912)
  • C.H. Spurgeon: The People’s Preacher (1834-1892)
  • Servant of Christ: Robert Jermain Thomas (1839-1866)
  • The Life of George Washington Carver (1864-1943)
  • Amy Carmichael: Mother to the Motherless (1867-1951)
  • Samuel Morris: The African Missionary to North America (1873?-1893)
  • My Utmost for His Highest: The Legacy of Oswald and Betty Chambers (1874-1917)
  • Corrie Ten Boom: A Faith Undefeated (1892-1983)
  • The Shortest Way Home: C.S. Lewis & Mere Christianity (1898-1963)
  • Eric Liddell: Champion of Conviction (1902-1945)
  • Gladys Aylward: The Small Woman with a Great God (1902-1970)
  • Bonhoeffer: Agent of Grace (1906-1945)
  • Richard and Sabrina Wurmbrand (1909-2001)
  • John Wooden: They Called Him Coach (1910-2010)
  • From Vengeance to Forgiveness: Jake DeShazer’s Extraordinary Journey (1912-2008)
  • Paul and Dr. Elizabeth Brand (1914-2003)
  • Through Gates of Splendor (1927-1956)
  • Steve Saint: The Jungle Missionary (1951-    )
  • Between Heaven and Earth: The Plight of the Chesapeake Bay Watermen
  • Going Home: The Journey of Kim Jones

As presented, the course includes over 38 hours of video instruction and spends approximately 50 minutes on each of the 41 men and women included. If additional projects are completed, such as the provided worksheets and essays as well as additional independent reading, research papers, presentations, etc. to bring the course to a total of 90 hours or approximately 2-2.5 hours per individual studied, the course may be worth .5 academic credit.

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