Thursday, April 7, 2011

Review & Giveaway: See the Light: The Crossmaker

The Crossmaker DVD

Have you been looking for a way to share the story of Christ's love at Easter with your children? See the Light has created a new DVD called "The Crossmaker."
Meet Dominic, the son of a carpenter, who finds himself drawn into the unforgettable trial of the man called Jesus. Share in this amazing adventure that takes Dominic from Christ's crucifixion to a place of redemption, and a face-to-face meeting with the risen Christ!
You can see a trailer for the video below. It will also show clips from the extras included on the DVD.

The story of The Crossmaker ($14.99)  is well told. The story unfolds with animated pictures drawn in chalk. This telling doesn't hold anything back from the true story of Christ's death and resurrection but it is also done amazingly well. All three of my boys (ages 7, 10, and 14) watched intently.

Included on the DVD are:
  • The Crossmaker movie
  • Chalk artist Gloria Kohlmann draws her interpretation of the Easter story (a MUST SEE!)
  • Creative lettering lesson  (28 mins)
  • Chalk pastels lesson (32 mins)
  • Water color lesson (25 mins)
  • The story of salvation 
The story is for ages 3 and up while the art lessons are for ages 6 and up.

The art lessons included are so fun and extremely well done. I sat and watched while my boys completed the illuminated lettering lesson and then wished I had joined in! It was broken down step by step and they did a great job. I will be doing this at a later date! The lessons typically don't require a lot of fancy materials. However, I'll be talking more about See The Light's art lessons later in the month.

This is a great company with a heart for Christ. I think this video is one many families will enjoy.

Be sure to check out See the Light's Facebook page as well as their YouTube channel. Both have more great information about this company.


Would you like to win your very own copy of The Crossmaker? Simply leave me a comment letting me know that you'd like to be entered. I will draw a winner on Wednesday, April 13th.

This giveaway is now closed.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.


  1. This is the first blog-type-stuff I have done in weeks, have definitely missed it! Sign me up!

  2. I'd love to win this dvd. I purchased the first dvd and we loved using it. This one is completely revised! I've also tested their new Art Class dvd and have decided to purchase that set too! Great product for our family.

  3. Hey Lisa! Haven't seen you in awhile. Hope all is well with you and your crew! Please sign me up for The Crossmaker giveaway. It sounds really good! Thanks! Tara Shively