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  • ‘Run the Race’ explores questions of life & faith

    June 27 2017 by Aaron Earls, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    ‘Run the Race’ explores questions of life & faith

    Where is God when bad things happen? An upcoming film says He is pursuing you in the midst of those trying times. Following two teenage brothers, Zach and Dave Truett, “Run the Race” poses tough questions and is meant to stir up conversations about faith, according to filmmakers Jake McEntire and Trey Brunson.

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  • LifeWay Films schedules encore ‘Insanity of God’ simulcasts

    March 13 2017 by Carol Pipes, LifeWay Christian Resources | with 0 comments
    LifeWay Films schedules encore ‘Insanity of God’ simulcasts

    Response to LifeWay Films’ simulcasts of The Insanity of God last fall has prompted encore showings March 22 and 26. The feature documentary tells the story of Nik and Ruth Ripken who traveled to 72 countries into the depths of the persecuted church to find out if God makes a difference in difficult places.

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  • Bobby Bowden documentary in theaters Jan. 8

    December 21 2016 by Baptist Press staff | with 0 comments
    Bobby Bowden documentary in theaters Jan. 8

    Legendary college football coach Bobby Bowden and his family will kick-off the NCAA Football National Championship weekend next month with the release of the true story, “The Bowden Dynasty: A Story of Faith, Family and Football.” The film explores the life and career of Bowden, the winningest coach in college football.

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  • 2nd ‘Insanity’ simulcast Nov 13, DVD release Nov 21

    November 11 2016 by Marty King, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    2nd ‘Insanity’ simulcast Nov 13, DVD release Nov 21

    More than 1,000 churches have registered for two simulcasts of the feature documentary film, The Insanity of God. The first simulcast was Nov. 9 and the last is Sunday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. Eastern. A DVD of the film on the persecuted church will be released Nov. 21.

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  • Behind the scenes of ‘The Insanity of God’

    October 5 2016 by IMB & BP staff | with 0 comments
    Behind the scenes of ‘The Insanity of God’

    When Nik and Ruth Ripken moved with their three sons to Africa, they had no idea how much obedience to Christ would cost. For 15 years Nik and Ruth crisscrossed the globe to interview more than 700 persecuted Christians in 70-plus countries. Years later, producer Craig Martin sensed that the Ripkens’ experiences would be vital viewing.

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  • ‘Insanity of God’ ticket sales top $1 million

    September 16 2016 by Marty King, LifeWay | with 0 comments
    ‘Insanity of God’ ticket sales top $1 million

    Ticket sales for an encore showing of The Insanity of God in theaters pushed box office receipts to $1.1 million. “Due to the success of the film’s two one-night theater showings,” Trey Reynolds, manager of LifeWay Films, said, “we are planning a church simulcast for the film and a DVD.”

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  • ‘Risen’ tells crucifixion from soldier’s eyes

    February 1 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Risen’ tells crucifixion from soldier’s eyes

    “Risen,” a new movie distributed by Affirm Films, tells the story of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection from the perspective of a fictional unbelieving soldier whose investigation of the mystery leads to a personal encounter with Jesus. Opening in wide release weeks before Easter …

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  • ‘War Room’ 1st at box office opening night

    September 1 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘War Room’ 1st at box office opening night

    The Kendrick Brothers’ “War Room” opened in first place in box office sales on the single night of Aug. 28, but finished second to “Straight Outta Compton” over the entire opening weekend ending Aug. 30. War Room, promoting the power of a disciplined prayer life, grossed $4.045 million …

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  • ‘War Room’ shows believers who they are really fighting

    July 14 2015 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    ‘War Room’ shows believers who they are really fighting

    The latest movie from Kendrick Brothers Productions uses North Carolina as a backdrop for a story about spiritual warfare. Pitts Baptist Church in Concord,  along with more than 80 churches in 19 different towns in and around Charlotte helped make “War Room” possible.

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  • New Hiding Place film challenges anti-Semitism

    March 27 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    New Hiding Place film challenges anti-Semitism

    The “Return to the Hiding Place” film about the underground army that helped Corrie ten Boom save Jewish lives during the Holocaust is aptly released as anti-Semitism is rising globally, the movie’s director said. Director Peter Spencer said the film’s release is for such a time as this.

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  • Jolie defends ‘universal’ depiction of faith in ‘Unbroken’

    December 12 2014 by Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Jolie defends ‘universal’ depiction of faith in ‘Unbroken’

    Director Angelina Jolie defended her decision to portray a “universal” faith in her upcoming film “Unbroken,” saying she took her cues from the evangelical World War II hero whose harrowing tale is the basis of her film. In the best-selling book by Laura Hillenbrand of the same name, Louis Zamperini’s story reaches its climax when…

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  • Two nights that changed Graham’s & Zamperini’s lives

    December 9 2014 by Cathy Lynn Grossman, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Two nights that changed Graham’s & Zamperini’s lives

    The preaching in that rented circus tent in Los Angeles changed Louis Zamperini, who put away the bottle forever and devoted the rest of his life to Christian testimony and good works. And those Los Angeles nights also changed the preacher, Billy Graham, and the future course of American evangelicalism as well.

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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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  • Warren, LifeWay to release ‘Son of God’ study

    February 18 2014 by Carol Pipes, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Warren, LifeWay to release ‘Son of God’ study

    Rick Warren, pastor of Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., and LifeWay Christian Resources are partnering to release a Bible study for the upcoming “Son of God” movie from 20th Century Fox.

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  • Rick Warren, others rent theaters for ‘Son of God’

    February 17 2014 by Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
     Rick Warren, others rent theaters for ‘Son of God’

    Many Christian leaders plan to every screen in numerous multiplex theaters across 10 cities for the premiere of upcoming Jesus film, “Son of God,” on Feb. 27. The “Son of God” is an adaption from “The Bible” series, and it will open in theaters nationwide Feb. 28.

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