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Boys and girls will be thrilled by the first-century adventures of Macky and his friends and their lives will be changed forever by powerful lessons from the Bible stories featured in every episode.

Now it's easier than ever for your family to watch as Friends and Heroes brings the Bible to life! 

All Friends and Heroes episodes are now available for rental or purchase from iTunesAmazon Video and Vimeo.

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Friends and Heroes on iTunes

iTunes - Series 1 (episodes 1-13)

Click the volume numbers below to visit the iTunes page for each episode.

  • iTunes Volume 1 includes:
    • Episode 1:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 1 Long Journey - Macky and his family risk the wrath of the Romans by taking two young refugee girls into their home. Through their experiences and the retelling of the Bible stories of Daniel and the Lions' Den and Jesus and the Miraculous Catch of Fish, kids learn the values of being courageous and helping others.
    • Episode 2A Friend in High Places - 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 experiences and retelling of the Bible stories of Samson and Delilah, and Peter's friendship with Cornelius, kids learn the values of listening to God and loving others.
  • iTunes Volume 2 includes:
    • Episode 3:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 2 Leviathan - When a giant warship docks in Alexandria, Macky inspires his friend, Sollie, to find a way to sink the ship. Through their adventures and the Bible stories of David and Goliath, and God releases Peter from prison, kids learn the values of trusting God's protection, not being afraid, and never giving up hope.
    • Episode 4 : False Heroes - Macky and the family take a risk and give shelter to two men they think are fugitive rebels. Through their experiences and retelling of the Bible stories of Rahab and the spies, and Peter heals Aeneas and raises Tabitha, kids learn the values of caring for others and remaining hopeful.
    • Episode 5: True Heroes - 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 the Bible stories of Gideon and the Midianites and Jesus' Birth and the Revelation to the Shepherds, kids learn the values of making a difference and valuing everyone.
  • iTunes Volume 3 includes:
    • Episode 6: Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 3Sweet Freedom- Macky and the gang plan to rescue some slaves forced to work in the Roman granaries. Through their experiences and retelling of the Bible stories of Moses and the Egyptian Slavemaster and Saul on the road to Damascus, kids learn the values of taking a stand and choosing the right path.
    • Episode 7: Lost in Alexandria - 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, and the retelling of the Bible stories of Ruth and Naomi, and the Parable of the Good Samaritan helps kids learn the values of accepting others and being a true friend.
  • iTunes Volume 4 includes:
    • Episode 8:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 4 The One That Got Away - While Macky and the girls are minding the shop, a thief steals a silver fish with vital information to the rebel movement engraved on it. Can the gang get the fish back? Through their adventures and Bible stories of Peter and John heal a lame man and Shadrach and the Furnace, kids learn the values of doing right and keeping true.
    • Episode 9: Doing Our Part - It's Purim time, and while Macky and the gang act out the story of brave Queen Esther, Diana shows courage as she helps refugees through the dangerous streets, and recounts the tale of Joseph of Cyprus (Barnabas) to her Roman jailer. Through these adventures and Bible stories, kids learn the values of bravery and generosity.
  • iTunes Volume 5 includes:
    • Episode 10:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 5 Horseplay - 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 Bible stories of Joseph and his brothers and Philip and Simon the Sorcerer help kids learn how important it is to show forgiveness and have true values.
    • Episode 11: Exodus - 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. While Lydia gets Toadie to intimidate the whole family, the retelling the Bible stories of Moses and the Exodus and The Last Supper helps kids learn the values of overcoming fear and moving on.
  • iTunes Volume 6 includes:
    • Episode 12:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 6 No Way Out- Macky and his family have left Alexandria and sought safety in the desert, but news from Sollie takes them back where they meet an old adversary who has learned some important lessons. The Bible story of Jonah and the big fish and the Parable of The Prodigal Son help kids learn the values of obedience and striving to make positive choices.
    • Episode 13: No Turning Back- With Samuel imprisoned, Macky, Portia and the gang devise a plan to free Samuel from the palace jail. Portia is given worrying news and Macky reaches a very important decision. Through these adventures and the Bible stories of Elijah and the Prophets of Baal and the First Pentecost, kids learn value of steadfastness and of God's inspiration.

iTunes - Series 2 (episodes 14-26)

Click the volume numbers below to visit the iTunes page for each episode.

  • iTunes Volume 7 includes:
    • Episode 14:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 7 One of Us - Macky arrives in Jerusalem disguised as a member of Portia's entourage and meets old adversaries and new friends. Awed by the sight of the city, he tells Portia the Bible story of Jesus in the Temple as a boy, and a mysterious Roman soldier tells Macky how King David captured Jerusalem, teaching kids that great obstacles may be overcome.
    • Episode 15: Over Walls - Macky is now a dependable courier between Jerusalem and the outside world. But he's soon given a job by Sarah, the zealot girl, which might be too much, even for him. Our friends retell the Bible stories of Jacob and Esau, and how Paul escapes in a basket, which help kids learn the true value of trust.
  • iTunes Volume 8 includes:
    • Episode 16:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 8 The Ram - The Romans bring in a huge battering ram to use against the walls of Jerusalem and the zealots in the city draw strength from the Bible story of Elijah, Ahab and Naboth's Vineyard. When Macky receives help from Lucius, who is inspired by the story of Paul and the Shipwreck, kids learn to help even those who may seem to be enemies.
    • Episode 17: Rescue Strangers - When Macky grows proud, Isaac tells the Bible story of Paul and Barnabas, but, later, when a stranger urges him to attempt a risky mission, Macky agrees. Portia is angry with Macky for rejecting her advice and choosing a stranger's, and when Isaac tells her the story of Michal's rescue of David, kids learn the value of being steadfast.
  • iTunes Volume 9 includes:
    • Episode 18:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 9 Prince for a Day- When Macky, disguised as a Roman noble sets out to rescue the real Daniel, Isaac tells the Bible story of Paul and Elymas to underscore the danger of trying to be something you're not and kids learn about God's provision when Macky tells Portia the story of Moses and the Miracle Water.
    • Episode 19: Unwilling Guests- Toadie convinces General Tiberius to allow him to take hostages to be executed if Macky doesn't turn himself in. Macky must go into the Roman camp to try and stop the executions. When our friends tell the Bible stories of how David spared Saul's life, and Paul, Silas and the earthquake, kids learn the values of mercy and doing right.
  • iTunes Volume 10 includes:
    • Episode 20:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 10 Aid and Comfort - Toadie is ill and only Macky can get the medicine to save him. After hearing the Bible story of Elisha and Naaman, Macky accepts that even an enemy should be helped. While Toadie suffers crazy dreams on his sickbed, Macky learns that Antonius is ill, too. Kids learn about healing and hope when Lucius tells how Jesus cured a sick woman.
    • Episode 21: Hostages - After hearing the Bible 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 the besieged city, but the children don't want to leave. As the attack nears, Macky tells the kids about the Boy Samuel and Eli, to help them make this difficult decision.
  • iTunes Volume 11 includes:
    • Episode 22:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 11 The Big Lift - As the people in Jerusalem starve, Macky finds a store of grain which Toadie has stolen and hidden. With the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand in mind, Macky must work out how to take the grain into the city. Kids learn the value of generosity when Macky and his friends hear the Bible story of Elisha and the woman with olive oil.
    • Episode 23: Home - The Romans are tearing down homes outside Jerusalem for building material. To calm Rachel's fears, Isaac tells the Bible story of how Jethro welcomed Moses. Isaac must collapse the tunnel to other safe houses to prevent its discovery, and kids learn the value of helping others when our friends tell the story of how Paul escaped from the mob.
  • iTunes Volume 12 includes:
    • Episode 24:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 12 Desperate Measures - The zealots decide to kidnap General Tiberius. Through the Bible stories of Solomon's wisdom with a baby and Paul's Appeal to Caesar, kids learn the value of wisdom and finding a different way.
    • Episode 25: Toadie on Trial- Toadie accuses Portia of being a rebel sympathizer. The Bible stories of Paul's disappearance, and Moses and the Manna from Heaven teach kids how important it is to be brave, and that God protects and provides.
    • Episode 26: Hope - With Macky still imprisoned, Tiberius launches the final assault on Jerusalem. Our friends recall the Bible story of Noah and the Ark, and its message of hope. Kids learn the value of trusting in God from the story of Paul speaking to Agrippa.

iTunes - Series 3 (episodes 27-39)

Click the volume numbers below to visit the iTunes page for each episode.

  • iTunes Volume 13 includes:
    • Episode 27:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 13 Gladiator School - Macky has arrived in Rome in chains, and that's just the beginning of his problems. He has been sold to a school for gladiators! As Macky tells the Bible story of Amos speaking out, and recalls the preaching of John the Baptist, kids learn about brave people who spoke out against corruption.
    • Episode 28: School’s Out - Because Macky refuses to kill another trainee during gladiator training, he is sent to the arena the next day. Portia goes to Senator Antonius, who has spoken out on behalf of the Friends of Jesus in the Senate. But he seems unwilling to help. Kids hear the Bible stories of King David and Three Soldiers, and Jesus speaking in Nazareth.
  • iTunes Volume 14 includes:
    • Episode 29:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 14 Friends, Romans and Mystery Men - Macky is now a slave in Senator Antonius' home. After telling the Bible story of Jesus calming the storm to the Senator's two children, Macky discovers something extraordinary about their father. Kids hear of the trust between David and Jonathan and the mysterious Masked Rebel considers acquiring a daring young partner.
    • Episode 30: Sowing the Seeds - Toadie has a new job: he's managing a gladiator, and finds he must resort to his usual cheating habits. Macky tells the Bible story of David and Mephibosheth to explain the value of helping others, and kids learn the need for solid foundations in life when Antonius tells the Parable of the Sower, and the story of the House built on Rock.
  • iTunes Volume 15 includes:
    • Episode 31:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 15 Senators Only- Marcus has an evil plan in the works, and he has enlisted Toadie to help him. Meanwhile, kids hear the Bible stories of Abraham and three strangers, and Jesus and Zacchaeus the tax collector. Portia does some detective work at a mysterious warehouse where she runs into Macky, who then gets into serious trouble.
    • Episode 32: Senators First- Macky escapes from the warehouse, but he is badly injured. Trying to keep Macky conscious on the way home, Portia gets him to focus on the Bible story of Joseph and Pharaoh's Dreams. Portia must take the lead in foiling Marcus' plot, while Macky remains on his sickbed. Kids hear how Jesus brought Jairus' daughter back to life.
  • iTunes Volume 16 includes:
    • Episode 33:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 16 Rome Alone - Convinced he knows who the Masked Rebel is, Marcus orders Toadie to spy on Antonius. Felix hears the Bible story of Jesus healing blind Bartimaeus and learns the value of having faith. Meanwhile, Absolom encourages Macky and kids hear the story of Samuel anointing Saul. Toadie sneaks into Antonius' house but has a surprise coming!
    • Episode 34: Give and Take - Macky and the Masked Rebel rescue slaves from death, and as the scared slaves hide, Absolom reassures them with the Bible story of Elijah and the Poor Widow. An angry Marcus orders Aemelia to be jailed. Later, kids learn that God cares for each of us when Babatunji hears the Parable of the Lost Sheep, and helps in a daring prisoner swap.
  • iTunes Volume 17 includes:
    • Episode 35:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 17 Spies and Lies - Macky urges Antonius to speak out against Marcus, but he is reluctant, reminding Macky of the importance of doing right with the story of Jesus riding into Jerusalem. Macky responds with the story of Jesus and the Moneylenders. Later, Antonius is wrongly arrested and kids are encouraged by the Bible story of Jesus healing a Paralyzed Man.
    • Episode 36: Conflict - Toadie informs Antonius that Marcus is planning to rob Rome's treasury. Antonius tells The Parable of the Tenants in the Vineyard. When Toadie asks to be rewarded, Macky tells him the Bible story of Jesus and the Widow's Offering. Later, Macky and the Masked Rebel confront Marcus and his men and kids hear the story of Jesus and the Roman Tax.
  • iTunes Volume 18 includes:
    • Episode 37:Friends and Heroes iTunes Volume 18 Betrayal - News arrives that Felix is in trouble and later Antonius is arrested. Through the Bible stories of Jesus washing the Disciples' feetJesus and the Lepers and the Last Supper and Jesus' Arrest, kids learn the value of humility.
    • Episode 38: Trials and Tribulations - Portia seeks the Emperor's help to get Antonius released, but the Emperor decides not to intervene. Kids hear the Bible story of how Jesus appeared before Pilate, and the events which took place as Jesus carried his cross, and at The Crucifixion.
    • Episode 39: The Road Ahead - Macky finally decides he must leave Rome. Now Portia must decide what she wants her future to be! Kids hear the Bible stories of Jesus being seen on the road to Emmaus, the Rich Young Man and the Ten Commandments, learning the value of making good choices in life.

Friends and Heroes on Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Video - Series 1 (episodes 1-13)

Click the episode titles below to visit the Amazon Video page for each episode.

  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 1Episode 1: Long Journey - Macky and his family risk the wrath of the Romans by taking two young refugee girls into their home. Through their experiences and the retelling of the Bible stories of Daniel and the Lions' Den and Jesus and the Miraculous Catch of Fish, kids learn the values of being courageous and helping others.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 2Episode 2: Friend in High Places - 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 experiences and retelling of the Bible stories of Samson and Delilah, and Peter's friendship with Cornelius, kids learn the values of listening to God and loving others.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 3Episode 3: Leviathan - When a giant warship docks in Alexandria, Macky inspires his friend, Sollie, to find a way to sink the ship. Through their adventures and the Bible stories of David and Goliath, and God releases Peter from prison, kids learn the values of trusting God's protection, not being afraid, and never giving up hope.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 4Episode 4: False Heroes - Macky and the family take a risk and give shelter to two men they think are fugitive rebels. Through their experiences and retelling of the Bible stories of Rahab and the spies, and Peter heals Aeneas and raises Tabitha, kids learn the values of caring for others and remaining hopeful.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 5Episode 5: True Heroes - 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 the Bible stories of Gideon and the Midianites and Jesus' Birth and the Revelation to the Shepherds, kids learn the values of making a difference and valuing everyone.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 6Episode 6: Sweet Freedom - Macky and the gang plan to rescue some slaves forced to work in the Roman granaries. Through their experiences and retelling of the Bible stories of Moses and the Egyptian Slavemaster and Saul on the road to Damascus, kids learn the values of taking a stand and choosing the right path.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 7Episode 7: Lost in Alexandria 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, and the retelling of the Bible stories of Ruth and Naomi, and the Parable of the Good Samaritan helps kids learn the values of accepting others and being a true friend.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 8Episode 8: The One That Got Away - While Macky and the girls are minding the shop, a thief steals a silver fish with vital information to the rebel movement engraved on it. Can the gang get the fish back? Through their adventures and Bible stories of Peter and John heal a lame man and Shadrach and the Furnace, kids learn the values of doing right and keeping true.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 9Episode 9: Doing Our Part - It's Purim time, and while Macky and the gang act out the story of brave Queen Esther, Diana shows courage as she helps refugees through the dangerous streets, and recounts the tale of Joseph of Cyprus (Barnabas) to her Roman jailer. Through these adventures and Bible stories, kids learn the values of bravery and generosity.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 10Episode 10: Horseplay - 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 Bible stories of Joseph and his brothers and Philip and Simon the Sorcerer help kids learn how important it is to show forgiveness and have true values.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 11Episode 11: Exodus - 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. While Lydia gets Toadie to intimidate the whole family, the retelling the Bible stories of Moses and the Exodus and The Last Supper helps kids learn the values of overcoming fear and moving on.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 12Episode 12: No Way Out - Macky and his family have left Alexandria and sought safety in the desert, but news from Sollie takes them back where they meet an old adversary who has learned some important lessons. The Bible story of Jonah and the big fish and the Parable of The Prodigal Son help kids learn the values of obedience and striving to make positive choices.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 13Episode 13: No Turning Back - With Samuel imprisoned, Macky, Portia and the gang devise a plan to free Samuel from the palace jail. Portia is given worrying news and Macky reaches a very important decision. Through these adventures and the Bible stories of Elijah and the Prophets of Baal and the First Pentecost, kids learn value of steadfastness and of God's inspiration.

Amazon Video - Series 2 (episodes 14-26)

Click the titles below to visit the Amazon rental/purchase page for each episode.

  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 14Episode 14: One of Us - Macky arrives in Jerusalem disguised as a member of Portia's entourage and meets old adversaries and new friends. Awed by the sight of the city, he tells Portia the Bible story of Jesus in the Temple as a boy, and a mysterious Roman soldier tells Macky how King David captured Jerusalem, teaching kids that great obstacles may be overcome.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 15Episode 15: Over Walls - Macky is now a dependable courier between Jerusalem and the outside world. But he's soon given a job by Sarah, the zealot girl, which might be too much, even for him. Our friends retell the Bible stories of Jacob and Esau, and how Paul escapes in a basket, which help kids learn the true value of trust.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 16Episode 16: The Ram - The Romans bring in a huge battering ram to use against the walls of Jerusalem and the zealots in the city draw strength from the Bible story of Elijah, Ahab and Naboth's Vineyard. When Macky receives help from Lucius, who is inspired by the story of Paul and the Shipwreck, kids learn to help even those who may seem to be enemies.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 17Episode 17: Rescue Strangers - When Macky grows proud, Isaac tells the Bible story of Paul and Barnabas, but, later, when a stranger urges him to attempt a risky mission, Macky agrees. Portia is angry with Macky for rejecting her advice and choosing a stranger's, and when Isaac tells her the story of Michal's rescue of David, kids learn the value of being steadfast.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 18Episode 18: Prince for a Day - When Macky, disguised as a Roman noble sets out to rescue the real Daniel, Isaac tells the Bible story of Paul and Elymas to underscore the danger of trying to be something you're not and kids learn about God's provision when Macky tells Portia the story of Moses and the Miracle Water.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 19Episode 19: Unwilling Guests - Toadie convinces General Tiberius to allow him to take hostages to be executed if Macky doesn't turn himself in. Macky must go into the Roman camp to try and stop the executions. When our friends tell the Bible stories of how David spared Saul's life, and Paul, Silas and the earthquake, kids learn the values of mercy and doing right.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 20Episode 20: Aid and Comfort - Toadie is ill and only Macky can get the medicine to save him. After hearing the Bible story of Elisha and Naaman, Macky accepts that even an enemy should be helped. While Toadie suffers crazy dreams on his sickbed, Macky learns that Antonius is ill, too. Kids learn about healing and hope when Lucius tells how Jesus cured a sick woman.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 21Episode 21: Hostages - After hearing the Bible 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 the besieged city, but the children don't want to leave. As the attack nears, Macky tells the kids about the Boy Samuel and Eli, to help them make this difficult decision.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 22Episode 22: The Big Lift - As the people in Jerusalem starve, Macky finds a store of grain which Toadie has stolen and hidden. With the story of Jesus feeding the five thousand in mind, Macky must work out how to take the grain into the city. Kids learn the value of generosity when Macky and his friends hear the Bible story of Elisha and the woman with olive oil.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 23Episode 23: Home - The Romans are tearing down homes outside Jerusalem for building material. To calm Rachel's fears, Isaac tells the Bible story of how Jethro welcomed Moses. Isaac must collapse the tunnel to other safe houses to prevent its discovery, and kids learn the value of helping others when our friends tell the story of how Paul escaped from the mob.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 24Episode 24: Desperate Measures - The zealots decide to kidnap General Tiberius. Through the Bible stories of Solomon's wisdom with a baby and Paul's Appeal to Caesar, kids learn the value of wisdom and finding a different way.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 25Episode 25: Toadie on Trial - Toadie accuses Portia of being a rebel sympathizer. The Bible stories of Paul's disappearance, and Moses and the Manna from Heaven teach kids how important it is to be brave, and that God protects and provides.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 26Episode 26: Hope - With Macky still imprisoned, Tiberius launches the final assault on Jerusalem. Our friends recall the Bible story of Noah and the Ark, and its message of hope. Kids learn the value of trusting in God from the story of Paul speaking to Agrippa.

Amazon Video - Series 3 (episodes 27-39)

Click the titles below to visit the Amazon rental/purchase page for each episode.

  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 27Episode 27: Gladiator School - Macky has arrived in Rome in chains, and that's just the beginning of his problems. He has been sold to a school for gladiators! As Macky tells the Bible story of Amos speaking out, and recalls the preaching of John the Baptist, kids learn about brave people who spoke out against corruption.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 28Episode 28: School’s Out - Because Macky refuses to kill another trainee during gladiator training, he is sent to the arena the next day. Portia goes to Senator Antonius, who has spoken out on behalf of the Friends of Jesus in the Senate. But he seems unwilling to help. Kids hear the Bible stories of King David and Three Soldiers, and Jesus speaking in Nazareth.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 29Episode 29: Friends, Romans and Mystery Men - Macky is now a slave in Senator Antonius' home. After telling the Bible story of Jesus calming the storm to the Senator's two children, Macky discovers something extraordinary about their father. Kids hear of the trust between David and Jonathan and the mysterious Masked Rebel considers acquiring a daring young partner.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 30Episode 30: Sowing the Seeds - Toadie has a new job: he's managing a gladiator, and finds he must resort to his usual cheating habits. Macky tells the Bible story of David and Mephibosheth to explain the value of helping others, and kids learn the need for solid foundations in life when Antonius tells the Parable of the Sower, and the story of the House built on Rock.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 31Episode 31: Senators Only - Marcus has an evil plan in the works, and he has enlisted Toadie to help him. Meanwhile, kids hear the Bible stories of Abraham and three strangers, and Jesus and Zacchaeus the tax collector. Portia does some detective work at a mysterious warehouse where she runs into Macky, who then gets into serious trouble.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 32Episode 32: Senators First - Macky escapes from the warehouse, but he is badly injured. Trying to keep Macky conscious on the way home, Portia gets him to focus on the Bible story of Joseph and Pharaoh's Dreams. Portia must take the lead in foiling Marcus' plot, while Macky remains on his sickbed. Kids hear how Jesus brought Jairus' daughter back to life.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 33Episode 33: Rome Alone - Convinced he knows who the Masked Rebel is, Marcus orders Toadie to spy on Antonius. Felix hears the Bible story of Jesus healing blind Bartimaeus and learns the value of having faith. Meanwhile, Absolom encourages Macky and kids hear the story of Samuel anointing Saul. Toadie sneaks into Antonius' house but has a surprise coming!
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 34Episode 34: Give and Take - Macky and the Masked Rebel rescue slaves from death, and as the scared slaves hide, Absolom reassures them with the Bible story of Elijah and the Poor Widow. An angry Marcus orders Aemelia to be jailed. Later, kids learn that God cares for each of us when Babatunji hears the Parable of the Lost Sheep, and helps in a daring prisoner swap.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 35Episode 35: Spies and Lies - Macky urges Antonius to speak out against Marcus, but he is reluctant, reminding Macky of the importance of doing right with the story of Jesus riding into Jerusalem. Macky responds with the story of Jesus and the Moneylenders. Later, Antonius is wrongly arrested and kids are encouraged by the Bible story of Jesus healing a Paralyzed Man.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 36Episode 36: Conflict - Toadie informs Antonius that Marcus is planning to rob Rome's treasury. Antonius tells The Parable of the Tenants in the Vineyard. When Toadie asks to be rewarded, Macky tells him the Bible story of Jesus and the Widow's Offering. Later, Macky and the Masked Rebel confront Marcus and his men and kids hear the story of Jesus and the Roman Tax.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 37Episode 37: Betrayal - News arrives that Felix is in trouble and later Antonius is arrested. Through the Bible stories of Jesus washing the Disciples' feetJesus and the Lepers and the Last Supper and Jesus' Arrest, kids learn the value of humility.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 38Episode 38: Trials and Tribulations - Portia seeks the Emperor's help to get Antonius released, but the Emperor decides not to intervene. Kids hear the Bible story of how Jesus appeared before Pilate, and the events which took place as Jesus carried his cross, and at The Crucifixion.
  • Friends and Heroes Amazon Video Episode 39Episode 39: The Road Ahead - Macky finally decides he must leave Rome. Now Portia must decide what she wants her future to be! Kids hear the Bible stories of Jesus being seen on the road to Emmaus, the Rich Young Man and the Ten Commandments, learning the value of making good choices in life.

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