The Gospel of John is enacted by actors speaking Aramaic under the narrator who reads the King James text or the NIV text or Spanish in a 3rd version.
The Gospel of John uses the text of The Good News Bible as its script, relating the story of Jesus from baptism to death & resurrection.
With Easter falling on April Fools Day I thought this article, reprinted from the April 2007 issue of Presbyterians Today, with a couple of resources updated and the note about Parable added, might be of interest. EXIT LAUGHING WHY THE LONG FACES IN CHURCH? JESUS IS ALIVE! THE GOSPEL IS NOT A TRAGEDY. When Thou …
Here are some ideas for approaching your Easter celebration or preaching from a little different angle. The article below appeared originally the April 1997 issue of Presbyterians Today. EXIT LAUGHING Why the long faces in Church? Jesus is alive! The Gospel is not a tragedy. By Edward McNulty When Thou Shalt Laugh, a DVD featuring …
The story of Jesus is transferred to 20th Century Jordan in this version featuring the music of Harry Chapin and text from Clarence Jordan’s NT translation.
The dramatic life of the founder of the Methodist Church, John Wesley, is told in this B&W biographical film.
A French & a German teenager listen in 1934 to a “Professor” speak about light & 10 years later are brought together by her shortwave radio broadcasts.
In L.A. an elderly Holocaust survivor befriends a homeless Goth teenager from Ohio despite the swastika on the back of her jacket.
This rock opera, with much of the cast dressed like hippies, recounts the last week in the lives of Jesus Christ and Judas Iscariot.
Lectionary Links once was probably the most popular feature in Visual Parables. Or at least, it was for those who prepared a sermon for every Sunday. Several told me so in letters or phone conversations. But I think this has changed, with today’s readership being different from what it was a few years ago. I …