This section contains links to video and audio files that promote holistic child development.
A video to help churches, leaders and organizations communicate why it is vital to focus on children.
The 'great commission' was Christ's directive to his followers to make disciples. This 10-min video produced by Viva suggests that children may have been overlooked. br>
Children are a key element in the human experience. This 10-min video from the Viva presents seven key biblical themes with respect to God's attitude to children. The biblical framework was developed by theologians and practitioners at the Cutting Edge conference organised by Viva.
Hush 2 – End the Silence is a riveting Caribbean movie with a story that will make you sit up and think. Set entirely in Barbados, Jamaica, Hush 2 depicts the reality of children in the Caribbeans, and deals with the issues of sexual abuse, drugs, violence in schools and parenting issues. It also looks at how youth deal with these issues and encourages them to end the silence and seek healing. Hush 2 is the sequel to Hush 1, a film about teenage pregnancy and abortion. The movie premiered in Barbados in Feb 2010 and was shown in the cinema for eight consecutive weeks to more than 20,000 persons. View the trailer at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78wcM9lRWI4
Field of Mudan is a 23-min short film that portrays the sad reality of human trafficking and modern day slavery. Mudan, a frightened young Asian girl, is forced into sex slavery. She takes solace in the memory of her mother's promise that she will find Mudan and take her away to America: the "place where dreams come true". Mudan finds an unexpected friend in Faye, a sympathetic and compassionate brothel girl. Together Mudan and Faye courageously choose to live their lives as innocent, ordinary little girls despite their conditions and the bleak future that awaits them. For more details, see www.indieflix.com/film/fields-of-mudan-4596/