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The June Visitor Asks "Are Adventists Ready to Take on Film?"
Story by Beth Michaels and Tim Lale
Seventh-day Adventist Church founders and early pioneers frowned on theater attendance and, therefore, set a slow pace toward members’ acceptance of movie entertainment. However, the introduction of VCRs and movies on demand drastically began to alter that stance, and more creative members started to realize film’s influence in conveying messages of faith, hope and a risen Lord. For the past few decades, Adventists who ventured into filmmaking have focused on creating documentaries, video series and shorts. Are we now ready for film? Read more in the June 2014 Visitor Feature: “The Reel Deal: Are Adventists Ready to Take on Film?”
Click here to check out our “Columbia Union Filmmakers to Watch.”
Read more from the June 2014 Visitor issue:
- June 2014 Feature: The Reel Deal Are Adventists Ready to Take on Film?
- Underscore: How do we Continue to Engage Members That Need to Worship at Home?
- 4 Practices of an Inclusive Church
- Editorial: Acts of Encouragement
- Book Release: The Man With the Reversible Foot
- Bulletin Board
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