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Life's Story: The One That Hasn't Been Told Review by Kris Price
PO Box 1069
Monument, CO 80132

The DVD Life's Story was better than I expected. Running only 56 minutes, it addresses the topic of evolution vs. Creation in a very straightforward and thought-provoking manner. It tackles questions such as:

  • How much can animals change?
  • Why do so many species depend on one another to survive?
  • Where do instinct and intelligence come from?
  • And what do the designs of creatures alive today reveal about their history?

The DVD is divided into two sections, the ocean and the African desert, each with beautiful cinematography. Questions are asked throughout the presentations, and viewers are challenged to research the answers themselves. The science presented is clear and fact-based. Life's Story would make a great jumping off point for a study of the long debate over evolution and Creation.

Young children will be drawn in by the beautiful nature scenes, while older students will want to answer the questions and study the science behind the presentation. And you won't want to stop with one viewing either! There is a lot of information to be absorbed in the 56 minutes, so a second (or third!) viewing is warranted. ExplorationFilms has produced other videos to help us "unlock truths and values that are worth building your life on." I think I'll be checking out a few more of them!

Product review by Kris Price, Assistant to the Publishers, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, February 2007