Bible stories

A whale of a tale

God spoke to Jonah and told him to go to the city of Nineveh. But, Jonah went in the opposite direction to Tarshish instead. Listen in as TMC Youth interns from a past summer share a modern re-telling of this Bible story. It's a whale of a tale. (Audio only)

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Daniel and the lion's den

Office politics, deception, and triumph—this is the story of Daniel and the lions' den. The Christian Science Board of Directors and former TMC Youth interns bring all the characters—and their spiritual lessons—to life in an animated version of this well known Bible story.

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Mod prod

An animated, modern retelling of the parable of the prodigal son. 

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Naomi: God was watching over us

Death, poverty, and desperation all play a part in the Biblical story of Naomi and her daughter in-law, Ruth. But so do trust, loyalty, and good fortune. Members of the Christian Science Board of Directors share a modern re-telling of this story, told from the perspective of Naomi. 

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Noah and the ark

An animated video, originally created by a family in England, re-tells the story of Noah and the ark.

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Parable of the sower

An animated video explores the deeper significance of Jesus' parable about the sower who sowed seeds by the wayside, on a rock, among thorns, and on good ground.

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Saul sees the light

Saul spent most of his life persecuting anyone that followed Jesus. In fact, he was on his way to Damascus to kill a group of them when he suddenly had an unexpected encounter. What happened to Saul that made him realize the error of his ways? Find out in this audio retelling of the famous Bible story as acted out by TMCYouth interns.

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Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego

When King Nebuchadnezzar proclaimed that everyone must worship a big golden image or face the consequences, three guys refused. Check out how their decision affected years of rule in the Kingdom of Babylon in this musical retelling of Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego.

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The lost sheep

Enjoy this fresh re-telling of the parable of the lost sheep. You can read the original text of this parable in Matthew 18 and Luke 15

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Raising Lazarus

We've got the story of Christ Jesus raising Lazarus from the dead in the bag - bag puppets that is. A modern retelling of this story highlights Jesus' incredible spiritual insight, and how everyone can follow him today. 

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Prodigal son: a social media retelling

Can the spoiled kid who made off with half of his father's money ever find redemption? In this parable by Jesus—presented social media style—the answer is "yes."

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Reaching for the Christ

Here’s a Bible story about a woman who had been ill for 12 long years.  She’d exhausted all her medical options and may have been scared and discouraged.  But she still had enough hope in her to take the one action that healed her: she reached for the Christ.

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