the outstanding modern video exposition of the gospels, drawn primarily from
Mark & Luke (episodes 1 9) and from Marks Passion narrative (episodes 10
13) is now available in teaching resource format.
Storykeepers" is an animated video series created for children that tells the story
of Ben the baker, and his wife Helena, who are Christians in Rome at the time of the
Neronian persecutions (64 A.D.). Ben and Helena have adopted four children whose parents
were lost during the fires set by Emperor Nero. The hope-giving stories and parables of
Jesus are told in the course of their exciting adventures, including the passion narrative
from the Gospel of Mark.
Churchgoing young people find the series exceptionally attractive. 46% of children (55
out of 120) attended a bible study party following a Marcus
The series consists of 13 x half hours of animated television and covers 47 parables and
stories of Jesus. (For a full list of texts click here.)
in the UK on the national ITV Network Storykeepers took a 27% share of viewing audiences
at 10.15am on Sundays (40% share of those aged 5 9).
the US Storykeepers is regularly broadcast on EWTN and Hallmark channels.
Teachers and Leaders. This material is now available for teachers and leaders packaged
in DVD or video cassette plus handbook kit form - customised for local
Fatigue" is a concern in your church we commend The Story Lives On
handbook. This, together with Marcus, offers a practical plan to draw in young
families - without the drain of a weekly commitment.
Additional teaching materials are available for work with schools.
has now been sold to 105 countries and is available in all main world languages.
shown on television in 1997, Storykeepers was developed by Rev Brian Brown and Dr Andrew
Melrose. (see also About Us)
in Rome in AD64, the Storykeepers are the band of assorted, ordinary
Christians who realise the need for each generation to keep the stories of Jesus alive and
to pass them on from one generation to another.
practice as highly relevant today as it was then.
to view the Collective Worship Collection written for Story Keepers by Diana Lazenby