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  • Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at Pastors’ Conf.

    June 14 2016 by Compiled by Keith Collier, Southern Baptist TEXAN | with 0 comments
    Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at Pastors’ Conf.

    Aimed at giving pastors a charge like the one the apostle Paul gave his son in the ministry, Timothy, in 2 Timothy 4:5-6, the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention Pastors’ Conference kicked off June 12 at the America’s Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. Sessions focused on issues such as suffering, endurance, the gospel, cross-cultural ministry and evangelism.

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  • ‘Noah’ recasts ancient heresy, experts say

    April 14 2014 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    ‘Noah’ recasts ancient heresy, experts say

    After two weeks in theaters, Paramount Studios’ Bible-inspired movie “Noah” has generated more than $76 million in ticket sales and continues to provoke discussion among Christian commentators – including the ancient heresy of Gnosticism.

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  • Scriptural error abounds, but Christians promote, blast ‘Noah’

    March 31 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 1 comments
    Scriptural error abounds, but Christians promote, blast ‘Noah’

    Christian academia, pastors and movie critics laud the production as a tool to encourage dialogue about the Bible, while some caution that viewing the film might birth doubt and inaccuracies in the hearts of believers. The $130 million production, directed by Darren Aronofsky opened March 28 in theatres.

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  • Nye debate, ‘Noah’ film fuel ark project

    March 11 2014 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Nye debate, ‘Noah’ film fuel ark project

    When Ken Ham and Bill Nye debated, 7 million people in a Feb. 4 live stream viewed the event. Three weeks later, Ham announced enough money had been raised to fund the $73 million first phase of the Ark Encounter educational park, which includes a 510-foot ark. Ham also continues to caution people about watching Paramount’s upcoming Noah.

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  • Inspired, not literal, Noah filmmakers say

    March 4 2014 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Inspired, not literal, Noah filmmakers say

    Noah’s maker Paramount Pictures and international Christian communicators group National Religious Broadcasters jointly announced a new promotional message Feb. 27. The official message states that the film is “inspired” by the story of Noah, not literal.

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