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Power Surge

Teens speak. Girls who thought it would never happen to them – pregnancy. Also boys talk about their feelings about pregnancy and abortion. Christian based.

ABORTION: QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

Hayes Publishing Co.
The book, “Abortion, Questions & Answers” by Dr.& Mrs. John Wilke, provides documentation for this tape. Part 1, 28 minutes – Fetal Development, opinion polls, right to choose?, help for the woman. Part 2, 28 minutes – Fetal handicap, unwanted pregnancy and child abuse, rape, population, impose morality, euthanasia, abortion.

ABORTION, A WOMAN’S DECISION (Spanish)

Human Life International
The medical facts are clearly and calmly presented by Eugene F. Diamond, M.D., to a pregnant high school girl and her parents. This film shows how abortions are performed.

ABORTION, THE INSIDE STORY

Prolife Action League
Features Joe Scheidler (Naples ProLife Council Dinner Speaker in 1996) and interviews with women formerly involved in the abortion industry. A real expose’.
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ABORTION TECHNIQUES

American Portrait Films
Carol Everett draws on her past as owner and operator of multiple clinics. Using ultrasound footage, she shows a realistic picture of what happens behind the closed doors of these centers. Each abortion method is described – risks and complications are considered for each technique. It shows the inside story of dishonest practices perpetrated by money-driven abortionists. This non-graphic video is not to shock but to inform.

ABORTION: A RATIONAL LOOK AT AN EMOTIONAL ISSUE

Ligonier Ministries (2 videos)
In this series, R. C. Sproul cuts through the emotions that surrounds the issue by examining both sides of the debate in light of biblical law, civil law and natural law. Clear, compelling and, most of all compassionate, the series will guide and challenge you toward an intelligent biblical position on abortion.

ACHING HEART

Gungor Media Productions
Distributed by Wisconsin Citizens Concerned for Life. Two women poignantly describe their abortions and how their lives have been affected. A clinical psychologist explains his counseling experience with Post Abortion Syndrome. It is artfully produced with original music, written to appeal to teenagers as well as adults.

AFTER THE CHOICE

Concerned Women for America
When the abortion is over, what do you do? Listen to women who know.

BRIDGING THE TEARS

Gabriel Communications
A compelling video for adults and teenagers alike about pregnancy, abortion, reconciliation and healing. Lola Falana introduces the video with a powerful message to defend human life with non-violence and love.

DEAR CHILDREN

Easton Publishing Co., Inc.
This video is the compelling, powerful story of one woman’s journey from the abortion experience to God’s love and forgiveness. Includes testimony from Dr. Susanne Harvath, a Project Rachel Counselor. It includes the male perspective to the abortion issue through interviews with fathers of aborted children who have been traumatized by their experiences. Also on AV367.

ADOPTION: AN OPTION

Adoption Information Center
Interviews with women who chose adoption for their babies. Also on AV334.

IN THE KEY OF LIFE

RTL of MI Educational Fund
Ann Strubler, first violinist with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra, believes that adoption is a choice we can all live with. Ann’s story will convince anyone that there are alternatives to abortion. Also on AV247.

LETTING GO

Bethany Productions
Only birth parents who have lived through an adoption plan can describe their act of love. In this video eleven of them share their experiences. They talk about how they felt when they first discovered they were pregnant and how family and friends reacted. They are candid about what made them decide NOT to parent and what it was like to give birth to a child they entrusted to another family’s care.

MORE THAN LOVE

Bethany Productions
This video talks about bonding and letting go. Also explores feelings about birth parents, infertility, lingering grief, search wishes and fears, how and when to talk openly about adoption. It shares intimate glimpses of families who have learned to grow up together through pains and joys.

SENSIBLE CHOICE~A

Bethany Productions
The purpose of this video is to equip counselors to present adoption to clients who are abortion minded. This would be a good tool for people who are in contact with women in crisis pregnancies. It seeks to dispel most misconceptions about adoption and explore the differences between adoption and abortion.

SPECIAL KIND OF LOVE~A

Bethany Productions
This video presents adoption as a loving alternative for young women facing unplanned pregnancies. Adoption is looked at from the birthmother, the adoptive parents and the adopted child.

AID IN DYING

IAETF
This is a debate between Rita Marker of International Anti-Euthanasia Task Force and Derek Humphrey of The Hemlock Society.

BEARING BURDENS: AN ALTERNATIVE TO EUTHANASIA

Lutherans for Life
Death by choice or obligation – a new “right” for the handicapped, senile elderly and ill? This video gives you a Christian perspective on the question of euthanasia. It will shock you, inform you and warm your heart.

EUTHANASIA IN THE 90’S

Daughters of St. Paul
Msgr. William B. Smith addresses the Respect Life Institute at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Yonkers, NY. He challenges the most common arguments that support a person’s “right to die”, demonstrating the serious flaw in each argument. Msgr. Smith, who holds a doctorate in moral theology, is a professor of moral theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Yonkers, NY, and was dean of the seminary for 11 years.

EUTHANASIA: FALSE LIGHT

IAETF
Narrated by actor, Joseph Campanella, features Jim Curly who outlived the doctor who told him he had six months to live and others with similar stories. Also a hospice nurse who explains that pain control and dignified death are available now. Also on AV373

GIVING A PRESENTATION ON EUTHANASIA

International Life Services, Inc.
A tape designed for anyone who wishes to speak out on such issues as euthanasia, brain death, assisted suicide and mercy killing. Provides a summary of current cases and the ramifications surrounding them and includes key points that individuals need to know to protect life. Have you always thought that only a medical expert can speak on these issues? This tape shares how anyone can speak with confidence.

A LOOK AT ASSISTED SUICIDE

Life Issues Institute, Inc.
A panel discussion – very informative.

A MATTER OF DEATH & LIFE-THE FUTURE

A Serendipity Picture Co.
Video made in England. Predicts possible future “Release Center”. The “right to die” becomes the “duty to die”. It talks about the Living Will, Hospice and The Hemlock Society.
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PERSPECTIVES ON EUTHANASIA

Advocates for Better Care
Divided into segments – Segment I, Food and Water: To care or to Kill;
Segment II, Physical, Assisted Suicide: Personal Right or Medical Wrong;
Segment III, Hospice Care: Living with Dignity Until Death.

The RIGHT TO KILL

Celebrate Life
All about Washington state’s attempt to legalize medical killing of terminally ill patients.

WHEN MY TIME COMES

Washington State Catholic Conf.
This video is excellent for beginning a discussion about health care decisions with your family, friends and physicians.

LOVE AND FERTILITY

Family of the Americas Foundation
This video shows the Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning. It is a scientifically proven method, researched by Dr. John Billings, based on the simple recognition of natural signs of fertility that appear for a few days during the woman’s menstrual cycle. Also on AV502, AV503. AV271 is in Spanish.

BIRTH & BIRTH USING ANESTHESIA

Medical Media

BIRTH-PREPARED CHILDBIRTH & CESAREAN SECTION

Medical Media

KNOWING THE UNBORN

Pre-Birth Parenting
This video will amaze expectant parents with startling photographs and information from leading authorities in the development of the baby during pregnancy. Parents will be filled with wonder as they learn about the sensory and mental abilities of their unborn child. Also on AV377.

PREGNANCY-2ND TRIMESTER

Medical Media

PREGNANCY-1ST TRIMESTER

Medical Media

EYEWITNESS TO THE EARLIEST DAYS OF LIFE

Sound Wave Images
Shari Richard, Ultrasonographer, uses ultrasound technology to show us this fascinating glimpse of the prenatal world.

FETAL MODELS

SPUC
Available for free loan. Actual sizes of the unborn baby from five weeks to just before birth. Also AV527.

HOW BABIES GROW

Hayes Publishing Co., Inc.
A simple and beautiful telling of how the baby grows inside of the mother. It doesn’t tell them how the baby “gets in” or “gets out”.

MIRACLE OF LIFE~THE

Nova
Produced by Swedish Television in association with WGBH Boston, this video won an Emmy Award as a program in the Nova series on PBS in the 80’s. It takes us through an incredible voyage through the human body as a new human life begins. The photographer is world-renowned Lennart Nilsson.

MIRACLE OF ULTRASOUND~THE

American Portrait Films
See the unborn child.

PREVIEW OF A BIRTH

Human Development Resource Council
This amazing video chronicles the journey from conception to birth, with an astounding full color view of life within the womb. Also on AV 535.

STAGES OF LIFE

Human Life International
Pictures of unborn child from conception through seventh month.

ULTRASOUND: A WINDOW TO THE WOMB

Sound Waves, Inc.
New abridged version.

WONDER OF LIFE: A VIDEO JOURNAL OF LIFE IN THE WOMB

Health Science Curriculum Foundation
Absolutely remarkable photos of an alive unborn child at earliest development by a new technique during the first trimester.

APPRECIATING YOUR FERTILITY

Family of the Americas
This video simply illustrates the anatomy and physiology of a woman’s body. Through professional animation, it thoroughly explains how ovulation and menstruation occur.

CATCH ‘EM BEING GOOD

Boys Town
This video shows parents how to concentrate on the good things their children are doing and make everyone happier in the process.

CHILDHOOD – THE 2-MONTH OLD

Medical Media

CHILDHOOD – THE 4-MONTH OLD

Medical Media

CHILDHOOD – THE 6-MONTH OLD

Medical Media

CHILDHOOD – 9-15 MONTH OLD

Medical Media

CHILDHOOD – 15-18 MONTH OLD

Medical Media

CHILDHOOD I: THE INFANT CHILD (4 WKS. TO 18 MOS.)

Medical Media
Questions on nutrition, safety, immunizations and the growing problem of abuse are addressed. Good education for both parents. There are good tips for both new and experienced parents. Included is a section on the single mother.

CLOSER LOOK AT THE CLINTON HEALTH PLAN~A

National Right to Life Committee

CONDEMNED TO RATIONING, THE CLINTON MEDICARE PLAN

President Clinton’s Medicare bill.

HOW YOU ARE CHANGING

Concordia
A growing-up guide for 8 to 11 year olds and their parents. Tall, short, fat or thin – all children during their pre-teen years have one thing in common: they’re painfully self-conscious about what’s happening to their bodies. Also has a companion book.

LOVE, SEX & GOD

Concordia
For ages 14 to young adult and parents. This video emphasizes His Word as the ultimate guide for achieving a rich, fulfilling life. It provides a healthy avenue to discussion between parents and teens.

NEWBORN BABY~THE

Medical Media

NO, I WON’T! AND YOU CAN’T MAKE ME

Boys Town
This video offers a method for handling children and teens’ defiance and temper flare-ups.

PARENTS’ RIGHTS DENIED

American Portrait Films, Inc.
A statement in support of parental notice and consent laws. Up-close interviews with those who had abortions as teens, their families and medical experts who present disturbing evidence of deceptive “counseling” practices by abortion clinics “selling” abortions to vulnerable children. Parents need to hear how and why this can happen. Also on AV322.

PREPARING YOUR TEENAGER FOR SEXUALITY, SESSION 1&2

Shepherd Ministries
The videos in this series feature Dawson McAllister, a popular youth conference speaker. Session 1 is the “Role of the Parent” and 2 is “Breaking Down Communication Barriers”.

PREPARING YOUR TEEN FOR SEXUALITY, SESSION 5 & 6

Shepherd Ministries
Session 5 is “God the Great Protector” and Session 6 is “Practical Steps to Purity”.

PREPARING YOUR TEENAGER FOR SEXUALITY, SESSION 3&4

Shepherd Ministries
Session 3 is “God is Pro-Sex” and Session 4 is “God’s Kind of Love”.
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SEX AND THE NEW YOU

Concordia
The fourth in the Learning About Sex Series. This video is for ages 11 to 14 and their parents. The journey into adulthood is exciting, yet sometimes painful; emotional, yet frequently awkward – for preteens and teens, as well as for mom and dad. Now here’s wisdom humor and a Christian point of view to help open lines of communication.

WHERE DO BABIES COME FROM?

Concordia
This program gives 6 to 8 year olds just the right amount of information for their special level of development.

WHY BOYS AND GIRLS ARE DIFFERENT

Concordia
The first of a series of videos to explain sexuality from a Christian point of view. This is especially for 3 to 5 year olds and their parents. There is also a book for each age group that can be checked out also.

ABORTION, A WOMAN’S DECISION (Spanish)

Human Life International
The medical facts are clearly and calmly presented by Eugene F. Diamond, M.D., to a pregnant high school girl and her parents. This film shows how abortions are performed.

LOVE AND FERTILITY (Spanish)

Family of the Americas Foundation
This video shows the Ovulation Method of Natural Family Planning. It is a scientifically proven method, researched by Dr. John Billings, based on the simple recognition of natural signs of fertility that appear for a few days during the woman’s menstrual cycle.

NO SECOND CHANCE (Spanish)

Jeremiah Films
A dynamic presentation designed to clear up confusion teens may have about this deadly disease of AIDS. You will meet AIDS patients and their families, who describe the terrible consequences of AIDS on themselves and their loved ones. You will hear from medical experts and health educators. Discusses “secondary virginity”, “safe sex” and “God’s plan for sex”.

SEX, LIES AND…THE TRUTH (Spanish)

Focus on the Family
This video is a powerful warning to young people about the fallacies of “sexual freedom” and the “safe-sex” myth. Teens viewing this video are challenged to consider abstinence as a viable option. The message: Waiting means winning, not losing. It really is a matter of life and death.

ABORTION

Power Surge
Teens speak. Girls who thought it would never happen to them – pregnancy. Also boys talk about their feelings about pregnancy and abortion. Christian based.

ABSTINENCE BY CHOICE (Four Videos)

Peer Power
Featuring nationally recognized speaker, Pam Stenzel, this series challenges young people (grade level 8-12) to think through sexual issues and to choose abstinence. A must-see for every group concerned about teens.

ABSTINENCE EDUCATION WORKS…HERE’S HOW!

Project Respect
This tape is ideal for presenting the abstinence concept to school boards, parents and school officials to show how it can be taught. Presented by Mike Long, National Consultant for Project Sex Respect. Also on AV174.

AIDS AMONG TEENS

Word Ministry Resources
Videotaped across America and features Jerry Johnston, nationally recognized as an authority on contemporary teenage culture, meeting with youth and adults who are HIV positive. Meet the late Kimberly Bergalis, who was infected by her dentist here in Florida. Jerry gives the facts on AIDS such as exposing the “safe sex” of condoms. Kids are playing Russian roulette with a deadly disease which has no known cure.

BUILDING HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS

Peer Power Productions
This program is made up of 4 videos – “Could It Be I’m Falling in Lust?”, Making Friends With The Opposite Sex”, “The Heart of Healthy Relationships” and “Planning Your Time Together”. Pam Stenzel with Peer Power has produced a powerful series for teens on relating and dating the opposite sex.

EVERYONE IS NOT DOING IT

Project Respect
The abstinence concept on three videos with Mike Long as the teacher. Complete series on three videos – AV251, AV252, AV253.

GREAT CHASTITY EXPERIMENT~THE

Paulist Productions
Deeply in love, Nicki and Keith are very, very affectionate with each other. Needing space to find out what they really want, they agree to try chastity for a week. They find out new things about each other on a different level.

HOW TO HANDLE THE PRESSURE LINES

World Video Curriculum Resource
This is from the Josh McDowell Teen Video Collection. From biblical to contemporary examples, Josh discusses how to form moral convictions, how communicating dating standards will avoid false expectations, and how to deal with “pressure lines”.

IF YOU LOVE ME…SHOW ME!

Family of the Americas
Paul and Jenny are in love and tonight’s the night they will prove it – or so Paul decides as he takes Jenny for a ride to the local lover’s lane. Fast paced and funny, this is an engaging story about convictions and the courage to stand by them. Animated.

IT AIN’T WORTH IT

Focus on the Family
This is a video put out by Athletes for Abstinence featuring A.C. Green, basketball player with the Phoenix Suns. Good for all teens but especially for boys.

LOVE WAITS

Christian Action Council
A powerful music video and testimony on abstinence designed to counsel young people about relationships. Also shows abortion is not the answer to an unwanted pregnancy. Also available are “Love Waits” guides – one on Teen/Parent Communication and one is Discussion Guide. Also on AV 354.

NO EASY WAY OUT

Imprint Media
What happens when a teen finds herself pregnant and is searching for a way out? How does a teenage boy feel when his girlfriend has an abortion? This video goes over all the options of a crisis pregnancy – abortion, adoption and parenting. It goes into the feelings of the boyfriend. A doctor explains some of the types of abortion.

NO APOLOGIES: THE TRUTH ABOUT LIFE, LOVE & SEX

Focus on the Family
This video gives young people a side of the story they don’t always hear: it’s their side. Teens hear how individuals like themselves have been affected by choices of pre-marital sex and abstinence. Hosted by actor Austin O’Brien.

NO SECOND CHANCE (Christian Version)

Jeremiah Films
A dynamic presentation designed to clear up confusion teens may have about AIDS. You will meet AIDS’ patients and their families, who describe the terrible consequences of AIDS on themselves and their loved ones. You will hear from medical experts and health educators. Discusses “secondary virginity”, “safe sex” and God’s plan for sex. AV316 is in Spanish.

NO! THE POSITIVE ANSWER

World Video Curriculum Resource
This is a 4 session video study course. “Sex is Worth Protecting”, “Love – The Bottom Line for Waiting”, “Influences and Choices” and “Establishing Dating Standards”. This video-teaching by Josh McDowell will help young people discover why waiting is worthwhile, that their choices have consequences, that there is a way to regain emotional virginity and how to establish appropriate dating standards.

PHYSICAL PRICE I, PREGNANCY & STD’S

Peer Power
This video features Pam Stenzel. Pam holds a degree in Clinical Psychology and is the former Director of a Crisis Pregnancy Center and is a dynamic youth speaker with teens on the subjects of sexuality. This video covers “Pregnancy Issues”, “Teen Parents”, “What If Guys Had Babies?” and “Straight Talk Between Guys & Girls”.

PHYSICAL PRICE II, THE INCURABLES

Peer Power
Featuring Pam Stenzil. Topics include “How safe is ‘safe sex’?, AIDS and the other 15 incurables nobody talks about, the plague of cervical cancer and one mistake too many.

PRICE TAG OF SEX, #3 – MORE THAN A BODY

Peer Power
Featuring Pam Stenzel. Topics are ‘Can You Separate Emotions From Sex?’, ‘Sex and Your Self-esteem’, ‘Virginity is Not a Dirty Word’ and ‘What Sex Was Meant to Be’.

SAFE SEX? NO!

Human Life International
Condoms – pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases.

SAFE SEX? DON’T BUY THE LIE

Gospel Films
Buster Soaries communicates to youth on one of today’s most important issues, exposing the dangerous lie of “safe” sex. His call for restraint and abstinence is ideal for youth group programming, peer group parties and young adult discussion.

SECOND THOUGHTS – PUBLIC SCHOOL VERSION

Bethany Films
A fast-paced and compelling video geared to middle and high school students. It frankly deals with teenagers’ sexuality and their related questions, tensions and pressures to “prove their love by doing it”. Also contains a comprehensive discussion guide and two posters. A 35-minute educational version with thought-provoking discussion questions superimposed during key comments in the video follows.

SEX HAS A PRICE TAG

Creative Youth Resources
Pam Stenzel has given this talk to many teens. She says it as it is. A most effective speaker. (She spoke here in Naples to schools in 1996, 1997 and 1998.) Also on AV344.

SEX RESPECT: THE OPTION OF TRUE SEXUAL FREEDOM

Respect, Inc.
Sex Respect is a federally-approved program advocating abstinence as a solution to the problems of teen sexuality. The video features the author, Coleen Kelly Mast, in a convincing presentation of the program and its merits. This video is useful for parents, teachers, administrators and school boards, while introducing the Sex Respect Curriculum.

SEX, LIES AND…THE TRUTH

Focus on the Family
This video is a powerful warning to young people about the fallacies of “sexual freedom” and the “safe-sex” myth. Teens viewing this videotape are challenged to consider abstinence as a viable option. The message: Waiting means winning, not losing. It really is a matter of life and death. Also on AV336 and AV376. AV335 can be used in public schools as it has no religious message. AV356 is in Spanish.

SOCIAL PRICE, SEX IS NO GAME~THE

Peer Power
This video with Pam Stenzel covers “Alcohol and Sex”, “Abortion/Adoption”, “Date Rape” and “Your Reputation (Male/Female Double Standards)”.

STRAIGHT UP! GUYS TALK ABOUT SEX

Gospel Films
Buster Soaries leads a frank discussion with six young men on sexual struggles, pressure from peers and the wisdom of waiting.

STRAIGHT UP! GIRLS TALK ABOUT SEX

Gospel Films
Buster Soaries, nationally renowned pastor and inspirational speaker, leads a frank discussion on sexual struggles, pressure from peers and the wisdom of waiting.

TEENS AND SEX II

Liguori Publications
This video is all about building healthy, honest relationships and making sound choices. It discusses sexuality as part of the Catholic faith, accenting abstinence. Teens talk about choosing chastity as a style of life.

WHO DO YOU LISTEN TO? SEX IN THE AGE OF AIDS

Gospel Films
In an age where promiscuity is rampant and a careless sexual encounter can be fatal, how can we encourage our young people to be responsible about sexual behavior? Josh McDowell uses dramatic vignettes, music and interviews to create a base for discussion.