Episode Descriptions

REFORMATION SPECIAL:  Coming in September 2017

The Amish and the Reformation Run time: 54:30

The year 2017 is the five hundred year anniversary of Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenberg and starting the Reformation in Germany. How is the Reformation Era still impacting us today? Looking at the Reformation Era through the eyes of the Amish, was it effective?

 

Breaking the Silence, the Series:

 

EPISODE ONE: The Secret Strength of the Amish Church Run time: 42:30

Opening with an inside view of an Amish Church service, giving a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the Amish culture. What has made it possible for the Amish to remain apart from the technologically advanced culture that surrounds them?

EPISODE TWO: Silencing the Grabers Run time: 42:30

Soon after Lester and Rebecca got married as a young Amish couple Lester was ordained as an Amish minister. Determined to be good Amish people and to keep all the rules, they began studying the Bible. They soon ran into unexpected opposition- from their own family and the Amish Church and are forced to make some very difficult decisions. Where does their allegiance really lie?

EPISODE THREE: An Amish Romance Run time: 42:30

Three people that were leaving the Amish, Joe from Ohio, Sam from Indiana, and Polly from Missouri. Their stories started out in different times and places, but eventually their lives intertwined. Can Sam and Polly survive the efforts of their families to pull them back into the Amish?

EPISODE FOUR: Birth of the Amish Church Run time: 42:30

The Reformation Era was a turbulent time in Church history. Names like Wycliffe, Tyndale, and Luther are familiar to many people. But where did the Amish come from and how does their story fit into the Reformation Era?

EPISODE FIVE: Amish In Our Midst Run time: 42:30

Frequently asked questions about the Amish including some little know facts and aspects of the Amish Church and culture.

EPISODE SIX: Our Amish Heritage: Silent No More Run time: 42:30

Joseph’s story. Many people who have come out of the Amish struggle with reconciling their past to their new lives on the outside. How should they react to their families who are convinced that they are going to hell because they are no longer part of the Amish church and culture? If their heritage rejects them, is it still their heritage? Are the people who leave orphans of society without a people and no place to belong?