The Roots of the People of Praise DVD
Three Documentary Films
Publisher: People of Praise
Item Number: POPD-40DVD
1 The Roots of the People of Praise is a 25-minute documentary film about the bold men and women who founded the People of Praise Christian community in South Bend, Indiana in 1971. Inspired by first-century Christians who "lived together and shared all their belongings" (Acts 2), twenty-nine people made a solemn covenant promise, creating a community that has spread to 21 locations around the US, Canada and the Caribbean and lasted more than 40 years. Produced and directed by Elizabeth Grams, Joe Gleason and Sean Connolly.
2 Alabaré is a 29-minute documentary film by Joe Engeln covering the 1975 International Conference on Charismatic Renewal in the Catholic Church, held in Rome, Italy. It includes footage of Pope Paul VI in St. Peter's Basilica giving his famous endorsement of the Catholic charismatic renewal. Now in digital format for the first time.
3 Jesus Is Lord is a 28-minute documentary film by Joe Engeln covering the sights and sounds of the 1977 Conference on Charismatic Renewal in the Christian Churches, held in Kansas City, Missouri. This unique conference brought together 50,000 Christians from 13 denominations in a profound display of Christian unity. Now in digital format for the first time.
Extras Ten short clips from interviews with early members of the People of Praise.