I saw the movie, and although it contained parts that pleasantly surprised me, other things that were both included and omitted disturbed me. I think it helps to know what is the worldview of the producers, because it can give some idea as to the movie’s purpose. I think it was to portray Jesus as very loving, compassionate, and even winsome while still displaying righteous anger. I hope those who watch it are moved to explore the Bible for themselves and learn the whole truth about Jesus and the Gospel.
A lot of professing Christians are flocking to the theaters to watch this movie, produced by Mark Burnett and his wife Roma Downey. Social Media, Magazines and the Web are filled with either articles or reviews about the film. Many Christian leaders hail this movie and many churches have jumped onto the bandwagon. If you are planning on watching this movie, or already have, I would urge you to view the movie with great discernment.
I’m not writing this to judge or condemn anybody who watches this movie. I just have some concerns about the movie and the producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. I have done some research after reading several articles about this couple, who claim to be Christians, but are in reality, full fletched “New Agers”
Roma Downey, a devout Roman Catholic, along…
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