'The parables Jesus taught were so much more than stories. Let teenagers experience the teachings of Jesus the way they were meant to---as stories they could relate to, understand, and learn from. Using thought-provoking short films from 36 Parables, and the PDF discussion guides for each film on this DVD, you can help teens truly experience the parables of Jesus. Use these short films as an introduction to a message, an illustration, or a discussion starter. However you choose to use 36 Parables, your students will discover the truth inside each story and God's truth will be revealed to them in a new light.This DVD offers three compelling videos that put Jesus' parables into a modern day scenario, giving teens something to think about and opening up opportunities for dialogue. The parables on 36 Parables: Lime include: * 'Charlie' A young jazz saxophonist struggles to make a living as an artist. Based on the Parable of the Mustard Seed (Luke 13:18--9, Mark 4:30--2, Matt 13:31-2); approx 5 min.* 'Wise/Foolish' A college girl who procrastinated all semester is forced to make a choice between cheating on her final paper or going on a date with her new boyfriend. Based on the Parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders (Matthew 7:24-29, Luke 6:46-49); approx 5 min.* 'Together' Gary, a middle-aged alcoholic must choose to stay sober or live his old life when his attempt to keep his relationship with his daughter backfires. Based on the Parable of the Wheat and the Weeds (Matthew 13: 24-30); approx 5 min.Looking at each of these stories through a new lens, the teenagers in your youth group can discover and discuss the meanings, significance, and lessons from the parables. *The DVD also includes two documentaries, Behind the Scenes, and Why Parables?.*The scripture for all three parables are on the DVD menus as well.'