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Faith-Based Movie Producer Pure Flix Shocks Hollywood As Pro-Life Movie ‘Unplanned’ Has $6 Million Opening Weekend Despite Limited Release

Anti-abortion drama ‘Unplanned’ from Pure Flix opened to a strong $6.1 million at the U.S. box office despite a relatively modest footprint.

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Graced with a coveted A+ CinemaScore, the controversial anti-abortion drama Unplanned opened to a strong $6.1 million from 1,059 theaters at the U.S. box office despite a relatively modest footprint.

Christian movie producer Pure Flix has made some amazing movies including the ‘God’s Not Dead’ series which have done very well at the box office. Now they have turned their attention to the true life story of Abby Johnson, who defected from Planned Parenthood to become a pro-life activist after witnessing an abortion at 13 weeks. ‘Unplanned’ stunned Hollywood watchers with it’s surprising resonance with movie goers. But in reality it’s not such a shock. Millions of Americans are not in favor of killing the next generation of our citizens.

“I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, thatI have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live:” Deuteronomy 30:19 (KJV)

I have not seen this movie yet, but if it opens in my area I definitely will. Wouldn’t it be great if Christians all over this nation went to see this movie in large numbers? That would send a great message not only to Hollywood crowd, but to the pro-death baby killers over at Planned Parenthood as well. So please go out and see it, and after you do, comment below and let us know how you liked it. There are all sorts of ways to witness the gospel, and this is one of them.

‘Unplanned’ Box Office: Controversial Anti-Abortion Pic Surprises With Strong $6M Debut

FROM THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: The R-rated film — landing in fifth place — scored the second-biggest start ever for faith-based distributor Pure Flix behind God’s Not Dead 2 ($7.6 million). The Christian pic did its biggest business in the Midwest and South.

Generally, theaters in New York City and Los Angeles populate the list of a film’s top 20 grossing theaters. In this case, there were none. Instead, the top theater was the AMC Northpark 15 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, followed by cinemas in St. Louis; Detroit; Wichita, Kansas; Temecula in Southern California’s Riverside County; Salt Lake City; Orange County, California; Kansas City; Odessa, Texas; and Nashville.

“We are thrilled, gratified and humbled,” co-directors Cary Solomon and Chuck Konzelman said Sunday in a statement. “We are so pleased that the American people have responded with such an enormous outpouring of support at the box office. It humbles us and we look forward to seeing what happens in the weeks ahead.”

Heading into the weekend, tracking suggested a $3 million debut for Unplanned.

The pic tells the true story of Abby Johnson, who defected from Planned Parenthood to become a pro-life activist after witnessing an abortion at 13 weeks. Unplanned was partially financed by My Pillow founder Michael Lindell, who is a born-again Christian and outspoken supporter of President Donald Trump.

The film’s producers, who unsuccessfully fought to overturn the pic’s R-rating, note that Unplanned didn’t have an easy road to the big screen. A number of TV networks declined to play ads for the movie, while the film’s Twitter account was briefly suspended Saturday morning.

On Friday, trailer views hovered at around 250,000. That stat swelled to 1.7 million views by Saturday morning.

“To bring the story of Abby Johnson to audiences and have them show up in such large numbers shows how abortion is so important to bring to audiences,” said Pure Flix CEO Michael Scott. “We hope that those on both sides of the debate will see Unplanned and begin to have their own dialogue. This film can be that spark to bring more hearts and minds to understanding the value of life.”

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Abby Johnson’s Testimony from “Changing Sides”

This film tells the powerful true story of the conversion of a dedicated Planned Parenthood director to a leading Pro-life Activist. Abby Johnson was the director of the abortion facility that was the launching pad of the bold new pro-life effort – 40 Days for Life. Abby believed that she was helping women by working for the nation’s largest abortion operation, Planned Parenthood. She quickly rose in the ranks to become the director of an abortion facility and was even given an “Employee of the Year” award. But one Fall morning everything changed.

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What Christians Serving On The Front Lines Can Learn From Comedian Jay Leno About How We Should Be Viewing The Ministry The Lord Has Called Us To

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Comedian Jay Leno unwittingly sent a desperately needed message to every preacher and teacher of the word of God in the days after his accident.

I do not know if Jay Leno is saved man, a Google search failed to reveal what church he may attend, and precious little information was forthcoming. I did find an interesting blog post from a Ron Stewart, who had this to say about Leno. “A few years ago, I was watching Jay Leno interview a guest on his show named Howard Stem, a New York radio personality. During the interview, Stem began to make blasphemous remarks about the Bible and God. A typical television host would have laughed and gone along with this form of Christian-bashing, but Leno did a curious and courageous thing for a national celebrity. He defended the Bible. With a smile on his face, he stopped the Christian-bashing in its track and made it clear that he did not approve of the antics of his guest.” Hmm, that’s pretty good. So what does this have to do with Christians in the ministry? Let me show you.

“And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which thou hast received in the Lord, that thou fulfil it.” Colossians 4:17 (KJB)

Most everyone has heard by this point that Jay Leno was pretty badly burned in a fire at the location where he films his car show entitled ‘Jay Leno’s Garage’, and spent the last two weeks in the hospital having surgery and hyperbaric therapy. Something like that is both physically painful as well as mentally draining, and most people would take some serious time off to recuperate, and deservedly so. But that’s not what Jay Leno did. No, he spent time in the hospital, got healed up, cleaned up, and went right back to work doing stand-up. Why would he do that? He absolutely doesn’t need the money, he has more than he can ever spend. There must be something more going on here.

Maybe Jay Leno knows something that you don’t know, something that will really help you.

Leno went right back to work, because he’s a comedian and comedians do stand-up, that’s his calling and he obviously takes it quite seriously. He has a job, a commission if you will, and when he was burned in the accident, his recovery was geared to getting him back onstage as soon as possible, to continue carrying out that mission. I will tell you one thing, if everyone who says they are a pastor, preacher, Bible teacher or lay worker on any level in the harvest field of the Lord Jesus could grab a piece of that attitude, we’d have revival before you finish reading this article. I don’t even know if Jay Leno is a Christian, but how he handled what he is called to do, secular though it may be, is a much-needed wake up call for all of us on the front lines.

Christian, the word says to ‘take heed’ to the ministry the Lord has given you, fulfill it!

Can you imagine if we had the same attitude about our ministry that Jay Leno has about his, what an incredible difference that would make. No whining, no crying, no self-pity, just dusting yourself off and getting back on the battlefield because we have a mission to complete. That’ll preach, boy will it ever. Whitefield had that attitude, Moody had it, as did many others. Maybe that’s why God used them to such a high degree. So thanks, Jay, and we sincerely do hope you know the Lord Jesus Christ as your Saviour. Because if you thought the burns you sustained in your garage were painful, just imagine what it would be like to burn for all eternity in a place called Hell.

Hell is a choice, and you don’t have to go. Please don’t go.

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Gullible Laodicean Christians Watching Series ‘The Chosen’ Are Being Led To ‘Mother Rome’ And Praying To Mary By Catholic Actor Jonathan Roumie

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Actor who plays Jesus on ‘The Chosen’ Jonathan Roumie announced today his launch of ‘The Rosalet’, a rosary for all those Laodicean Christians who support this Roman Catholic series.

The actor who plays Jesus is a hardcore, pope-worshipping Roman Catholic who greatly desires to ‘convert’ born again and Bible-deficient Christians to Rome and its Pontifex Maximus. We wrote about this over a year ago, showing you Jonathan Roumie standing in the head of the serpent and paying obeisance to the unholy, childless ‘father’ Pope Francis. Today on Twitter, Roumie excitedly announced his launch of his new jewelry offering called ‘The Rosalet’, which is a beginners version of the Mary-worshipping Rosary. I wonder who his primary customer base will be? Hmm, that’s a tough one.

“Thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel, saying; Ye and your wives have both spoken with your mouths, and fulfilled with your hand, saying, We will surely perform our vows that we have vowed, to burn incense to the queen of heaven, and to pour out drink offerings unto her: ye will surely accomplish your vows, and surely perform your vows.” Jeremiah 44:25 (KJB)

Just kidding, that’s super easy to answer. The target market for Jonathan Roumie’s new ‘artisanal quality & the most innovative & fashion-fwd prayer weapon’ the Rosalet is you. By you I mean any and all Christians who fawn over this streaming series produced by Mormons and Roman Catholics like it was Bible, it’s not, and who watch more tell-a-vision than they do spending time in Bible study. Bible study for the born again Christian is so important, it’s the subject of an entire message on our Sunday Service today. For many of you it will be an eye-opener to say the least.

I have been warning people for some time now to stay away from ‘The Chosen’, to not get involved with it, because its foundation is not the Bible and it’s not produced by Bible believers. It’s filmed on a Mormon-owned production lot and the main actor is a Roman Catholic. The whole idea is to get you to think of Mormons as Christians, they’re not, and to think of the Roman Catholic Church as the Church that Jesus started, and it’s not. This shiny, new Rosalet from Jonathan Roumie and the Roman Catholic rosary company Ghirelli should be an enormous red flag if you’re a fan and supporter of ‘The Chosen’.

I will leave you with this final thought. On the Ghirelli site, on the same page where you can click to purchase the Rosalet, there are instructions on how to use the Rosalet. It starts with “A rosary is a series of prayers, linked like a crown of roses, sent heavenward. While praying these soothing, rhythmic gospel-based prayer sets in the background, reflect on the mysteries and miracles of God’s life on earth. They’re a gift to you from the Madonna herself.”  If you are unclear as to the direction they wish to take you, you are then told this. “Either before or after the introductory prayers, bring to mind any needs or struggles in your life and bring them to Mary. She cares for you like a loving mother, and wants to take your needs to Jesus. If you are praying with a group, you can say your intentions out loud so the rest of the group can pray for them as well.” And just like that, you’re a Roman Catholic with your shiny, new Rosalet.

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America Rejects Hollywood’s First Mainstream Gay Romantic Comedy ‘Bros’, Frustrated Star Billy Eichner Blames Box Office Bomb On Homophobia

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Promoted as the first gay romantic comedy from a major studio, ‘Bros’ sold only $4.8 million in tickets, a huge box office bomb as America rejects this movie

We live in strange times for sure. The radical Sodomite Left says that if you are a straight man that refuses to date a transgender ‘woman’, it’s only because you hate them, and not because they’re not really a woman. They say that if you don’t support the burning and looting of minority and woman run businesses, then you hate Black Lives Matter and black people. Really? Billed as America’s first gay romantic comedy, ‘Bros’ features lots of hairy men kissing each other as well as a four-man orgy, and almost no one wanted to see that. Can you blame them?

“And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.” Romans 1:27 (KJB)

I don’t hate gay people, I have spent most of my life with them, going to a college that was 95% homosexual, FIT in New York, and having a gay brother who was my best friend, right up to the moment he died from taking Anthony Fauci’s AZT poison. I think any honest person will tell you that most gay people are funny, charming and quite endearing. But that’s not the point, is it? If the Bible is true, and it most certainly is, then we need to get our affections in line with what pleases God. One of the reasons why I struggled so long with alcohol is that I enjoyed it too much, even when it began to absolutely ruin my life. I am a Bible believing Baptist pastor, preacher and teacher, I stand in the old paths with the old Book, and singing the songs of Zion. I also pray the Lord allows me to continue to reach the precious lost souls of the LGBTQIA+ Movement with the gospel of the grace of God. Jesus paid for their sins on the cross, too, why don’t you go tell them that?

Gay romantic comedy ‘Bros’ arrived in fourth place at the box office

FROM THE NY TIMES: There is no easy way to say it: When the reviews are this sensational, the marketing support is this substantive and the theatrical footprint is this wide — and ticket sales are nonetheless this low — it suggests outright marketplace rejection.

‘Bros’, the first gay romantic comedy from a major studio, arrived to an estimated $4.8 million in ticket sales in the United States and Canada, about 40 percent less than the low end of prerelease analyst expectations.

Universal Pictures booked “Bros” onto 3,350 screens and spent an estimated $30 million to $40 million to promote it. “Bros,” starring Luke Macfarlane and Billy Eichner, who also co-wrote the script, cost roughly $22 million to make. It received mostly positive reviews.

Yet it was a distant fourth at the weekend box office. “We’ll see where we go from here,” Jim Orr, Universal’s president of domestic distribution, said by phone on Sunday. “We’re incredibly proud of the film, and I really believe there is going to be great word of mouth.”

Movies struggle to find a theatrical audience all the time. But the R-rated “Bros” was heavily promoted as historic — a first for mass-market, studio-driven cinema because it focuses on love and sex between two men. It featured an all-L.G.B.T.Q. principal cast. There is the possibility that studios, in their risk-averse way, will now point to the disappointing results for “Bros” as justification for passing on other theatrical films with L.G.B.T.Q. relationships in the forefront.

What went wrong in this case? In going after the widest audience possible, “Bros” may have fallen into a marketplace nether world — too straight for gay audiences, and too gay for straight ones, some analysts posited. Several longtime film distribution executives noted that Eichner can be polarizing as a comedic personality and his star power, at least on movie theater marquees, is minimal. And, of course, homophobia cannot be ruled out. READ MORE

Straight People Blamed For Box Office Flop ‘Bros’

Hollywood actor Billy Eichner blamed straight people for the flop of his newly-released LGBT “rom-com” movie called ‘Bros’.

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When you contribute to this fundraising effort, you are helping us to do what the Lord called us to do. The money you send in goes primarily to the overall daily operations of this site. When people ask for Bibles, we send them out at no charge. When people write in and say how much they would like gospel tracts but cannot afford them, we send them a box at no cost to them for either the tracts or the shipping, no matter where they are in the world. Even all the way to South Africa. We even restarted our weekly radio Bible study on Sunday nights again, thanks to your generous donations. All this is possible because YOU pray for us, YOU support us, and YOU give so we can continue growing.

But whatever you do, don’t do nothing. Time is short and we need your help right now. The Lord has given us an open door with a tremendous ‘course’ for us to fulfill that will create an excellent experience at the Judgement Seat of Christ. Please pray for our efforts, and if the Lord leads you to donate, be as generous as possible. The war is REAL, the battle HOT and the time is SHORTTO THE FIGHT!!!

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