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Join Macky and Portia as they travel across the ancient world - fighting for justice with courage and compassion, learning and sharing the stories of the Old and New Testaments,... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
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Long Journey - 1 of 26
Macky and his family risk the wrath of the Romans by taking two refugee girls into their home. Through their exploits and retelling of their people’s stories – Daniel and the Lions’ Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
A friend in high places
A Friend In High Places - 2 of 26
Macky rescues an aristocratic Roman girl, Portia. With help from Portia, Macky and the gang foil a money-making scheme run by the evil Tobias and Brutacus. Through their... Read More
Runtime: 25m 19s
Leviathan
Leviathan - 3 of 26
A giant warship docks in Alexandria harbor. Macky learns from Portia that the ship’s mission is to attack the rebels resisting the Romans in Galilee. Macky inspires his friend... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
False heroes
False Heroes - 4 of 26
Macky and the family take a risk and give shelter to two men they think are fugitive rebels. Through their experiences and retelling of their people’s stories – Rahab and the Spies, Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
True heroes
True Heroes - 5 of 26
After intelligence reports of rebels entering the city by sea, Tiberius orders the famous lighthouse extinguished. Through the exploits of Macky and the gang-- and retelling the... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
Sweet freedom
Sweet Freedom - 6 of 26
Macky and the gang plan to rescue some slaves forced to work in the Roman granaries. Through their experiences and retelling of their people’s stories - Moses and the Egyptian... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
Lost in alexandria
Lost In Alexandria - 7 of 26
Little Leah goes missing in the back streets of the city and is tricked into enslavement in a sweatshop run by Toadie. With help from Portia, Macky works to foil the scheme. The... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
The one that got away
The One That Got Away - 8 of 26
While Macky and the girls are minding the shop, a petty thief steals a silver fish with vital information to the rebel movement engraved on it. Can the gang get the fish back?... Read More
Runtime: 25m 21s
Doing our part
Doing Our Part - 9 of 26
It’s Purim time, and while Macky, Sollie, and the kids act out the story of brave Queen Esther, Diana too shows courage as she tries to lead destitute refugees through the... Read More
Runtime: 25m 21s
Horseplay
Horseplay - 10 of 26
Leah is out on Macky’s horse without permission and easily outrides a spoiled Roman boy, who then challenges her to a horse race so he can salvage his damaged pride. The stories... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
Exodus
Exodus - 11 of 26
As Macky’s family and guests celebrate Passover, Portia brings her Roman tutor with her to dinner but Leah recalls Lydia from a previous encounter. As a result, Lydia gets Toadie... Read More
Runtime: 25m 28s
No way out
No Way Out - 12 of 26
Macky and his family have left Alexandria and sought out safety in the desert, but news from Sollie takes our heroes back to the city where they encounter an old adversary who has... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
No turning back
No Turning Back - 13 of 26
With Samuel imprisoned and Caleb injured, Macky, Portia and the gang devise a scheme to use storm rainwater to flood the palace jail, hoping to force the guards to open the jail... Read More
Runtime: 25m 20s
One of us
One of Us - 14 of 26
Macky arrives in Jerusalem disguised as a member of Portia's entourage and soon comes across both some old adversaries and several new friends. Awed by the sight of the besieged... Read More
Runtime: 25m 04s
Over walls
Over Walls - 15 of 26
Macky is now a dependable courier between Jerusalem and the outside world but he's soon given a job by Sarah, which might be too much for even him. Our friends retell the stories... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
The ram
The Ram - 16 of 26
The Romans decide to bring in a huge battering ram to break through the walls of Jerusalem. The zealots in the city draw strength and understanding about fighting bullies from the... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Rescue strangers
Rescue Strangers - 17 of 26
Macky may be getting a little full of himself in this adventure! Isaac retells the story of Paul and Barnabas, who objected to be treated as gods in Lystra, to remind him to be... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Prince for a day
Prince For a Day - 18 of 26
Macky sets out to rescue the real Daniel, this time disguised as a Roman noble. Isaac retells the story of Paul and Elymas to underscore the danger of trying to be something you're Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Unwilling guests
Unwilling Guests - 19 of 26
Toadie convinces General Tiberius to allow him to take hostages from the nearby villages, to be executed if Macky doesn't turn himself in. Macky must go to the heart of the Roman... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Aid and comfort
Aid and Comfort - 20 of 26
Toadie has a fever and only Macky can get the medicine that will save him. After hearing the story of Elisha and Naaman, Macky accepts that even the enemy should be helped. Macky... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Hostages
Hostages - 21 of 26
After hearing the story of Herod and the Wise Men, Portia hatches a plan which could force her uncle and the Romans to allow Jerusalem's children to escape safely. Despite her... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
The big lift
The Big Lift - 22 of 26
As the people in Jerusalem starve, Macky finds bags of grain which Toadie has stolen and hidden in the Roman camp. With the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand in mind, Macky... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Home
Home - 23 of 26
The Romans are tearing down homes outside Jerusalem and using them for building material. To calm Rachel's fears, Isaac tells the story of how Jethro the Midianite welcomed Moses... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Desperate measures
Desperate Measures - 24 of 26
The zealots decide to kidnap General Tiberius to try to speed up the negotiations with the Romans. Macky isn’t sure if this is the right thing to do and tells the story of Solomon's Read More
Runtime: 25m 04s
Toadie on trial
Toadie on Trial - 25 of 26
Macky fails to escape from the Roman camp and Toadie accuses Portia of being a rebel sympathiser. Lucius tells Antonius and Flore the story of Paul's disappearance , before he... Read More
Runtime: 25m 03s
Hope
Hope - 26 of 26
Macky is still imprisoned when Tiberius launches his final assault on Jerusalem. Macky begs Portia to help Sarah. As the attack continues, in the mountain caves, Rachel and Flore... Read More
Runtime: 25m 04s