Torchlighters Shining Bright in Nigeria!

There’s nothing we like better at Torchlighters than hearing from the next generation of Torchlighters!  Here is a letter from a 15-year-old fan in Nigeria who wants to carry a torch of faith to impact the world! Read on: Thank you for the impact you’ve made on my life as a result of your Torchlighters […]

Who will you be for Halloween, AKA Reformation Sunday?

Yesterday my four-year-old granddaughter caught me off guard when she asked, “Who will you be for Halloween?”  For the record, she intends to be a bumblebee, while her little sister is looking forward to being a cat.  But the question remains: Who will YOU be for Halloween? As many Torchlighter fans know, Halloween coincides exactly […]

The Torchlighters Tournament is Here!

Two years ago our Christian History Institute office held a March Madness contest just for fun.  Since I know next to nothing about college basketball, I filled out my bracket based on superficial metrics like: cities I wanted to visit, team colors I liked, or mascots that seemed fun. Not surprisingly, I “lost” the pool […]

The 5 qualities all Torchlighters must have

Inquiring Torchlighters fans always want to know: “Who is the next Torchlighter?” Choosing our next hero from our long list of excellent suggestions is a decision our team takes very seriously. Let’s take a look behind the curtain and find out how Torchlighters are selected. One of our goals is variety: we try to introduce […]

Torchlighters Shine On: William And Catherine Booth And The Salvation Army

How can we raise a “cheerful giver” in an era of automatic withdrawals and online giving?  One annual opportunity to model cheerful giving to children, even as we check items off our Christmas to-do lists, presents itself each December: the ringing bell and bright red kettles of the Salvation Army. Having been raised by a […]

10 Ways The Torchlighters can Help build Faith-full Families

Christian parents and educators have the privilege of introducing young hearts to Jesus, but let’s face it: This can be a hard job in the post-Christian world. Let Torchlighters help with family-friendly videos, fun activities, and thoughtful, easy-to-use curriculum designed to help build families and children in their faith walk. Here are ten ideas to […]

5 Valuable Torchlighter Bonus Features

What is hiding on your Torchlighter DVDs? Get the most out of your Torchlighter collection with these valuable bonus features! 1. Documentaries Our thirty-minute animated Torchlighter episodes share the main parts of each faith hero’s story, but there’s so much more to tell! That’s why we include an original documentary with each episode. This bonus […]

Torchlighters Shining Bright: Chicago

For years Melody Fabien of Chicago, IL, dreamed of a ministry to help moms and daughters connect and grow their spiritual life.  As cofounder of LoveTruth International, this wife and mother is passionate about helping families grow in the Lord. She explains: “There is something so beautiful and special about a connection between a child […]

10 Ways to use The Torchlighters in your Church

Torchlighters Heroes of the Faith videos can be an integral part of your church’s children’s ministry and outreach to your community. Here are some ideas to consider:  1. Missions Sunday Torchlighters missionaries like Amy Carmichael and Jim Elliot fit perfectly with your church’s Missions Sunday plans.  Have a showing, use our free curricula, and have […]

Harriet Tubman’s Incredible Prayer Life

This past Sunday our church prayer team was invited into the Senior High Sunday school to share insights on prayer, and we all had plenty to say: Pray as a habit; pray through all things; pray expectantly; and so on. Having been a Christian for 30 years, I’ve read many books, listened to countless sermons, […]