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Gibsons The Passion of the Christ faithfully presents the Gospels

The Passion of the Christ

“… He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement for our peace was upon Him, and by His stripes we are healed.” (Isaiah 53:5) My wife and I attended a screening of Mel Gibson’s upcoming movie, “The Passion of the Christ” with an overflow audience of mostly pastors at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif. Gibson was on hand and spoke...

Cuba jails evangelical church leader

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Cuban authorities jailed an evangelical pastor who until last year served as national president of his denomination, apparently on charges of aiding emigrants who sought to leave the country illegally. The arrest was made Feb. 20 Relatives of the Rev. Carlos Lamelas, however, said the allegations against him are groundless. Some sources inside the island nation believe p...

New Gospel choir hits a note with troops deployed in Iraq

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BAQUABAH, Iraq — They lift their voices together in harmony, move in seemingly perfect rhythm and they’re united in their cause. Not bad for the first two weeks. The Gospel Choir at Forward Operating Base Warhorse has grown to a dozen members after just two weeks in operation. They are one of the featured attractions at chapel’s gospel service, which are being held at the Faulkenburg T...

Study on violence and childrens programming comes in time for Turn off TV week

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. — As if parents needed another reason to turn off the television, the Parents Television Council recently released, “Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: A Content Analysis of Children’s Television.” According to the study, which looked at 443.5 hours of entertainment programming for school-aged children aged 5 to 10 during after-school and Saturday morning hours, “there ...