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Special Showing of The "Insanity of God" Day , June 4 for third day fresno.
Special Day, Special Place!
Invite a special friend and enemy.
To celebrate our showing of the "The Insanity of God," film, we'll meet at the Wainscott home this Sunday (only), The 90 minute film starts at 10:10 am, 4124 W. Fig Tree Lane (near Bullard and Figarden Dr.). Map here. (Clue: it's the same number as John Milor's IQ and bowling score) (:
You'll need the gate code if the gate isn't open. It'll be sent on Facebook message.
The Insanity of God is the true story of missionaries Nik and Ruth Ripken. After the death of their son, this ordinary couple journeys into the depths of the persecuted church, asking the question- IS JESUS WORTH IT?
How does faith survive, let alone flourish in the places of the world that are over come with the darkness of sin, despair and hopelessness? Join the Ripkens as they tell the story of being taught by believers in persecution"how to follow Jesus, how to love Jesus, and how to walk with Him day by day even when it doesn't make sense."
The film is based on the best-selling book Insanity of God (BH Publishing) and is released in association with the International Mission Board (IMB).
"A powerful film that shows what God can do when someone fully surrenders to His purpose for their lives. I highly recommend everyone to watch this film."
— Dr. Mark Croston National Director of Black Church Partnerships, LifeWay
"This film is a jarring reminder that our faith does not require comfort, luxury, or fame. All of our Christian hit songs, best-selling books, and box office smashes are nothing compared to the faith that persecuted believers endure in many places around the world. If western Christians understood what this film presents, then our country would be a different place."
— Alex Kendrick Director War Room, Courageous, Fireproof
"Darkness and Light. Persecution and Peace. As I watched this compelling film, I was reminded anew that only Jesus can be my light and my peace. As a believer, I can’t be quiet; I must act on my hope in spite of the fear. Jesus is worth it. The question is - will I? I pray that as Christians watch The Insanity of God their lives will be changed forever, and that as the Body of Christ, we will be faithful in making Him known – even in the hardest places."
— Sam Thomas Mission Mobilizer, Africa Inland Mission
“An incredible collection of stories from men and women who chose to serve Jesus in extremely difficult situations. The Holy Spirit will use this film to stretch your spiritual capacity and desire to serve Jesus more sacrificially. In the face of severe persecution, the perfect love of Jesus Christ drove out fear. Through obedience, these Christ followers saw the Church thrive in the midst of suffering. May we each bear a heart willing to suffer, and learn firsthand that Jesus is worth it!.”
— Larry D. Andrews President & CEO, Partners International
"There is a long heritage of stories of missionaries and martyrs. This film reminds us of the realities of Christians following Jesus and losing their lives in the process. When we engage these real life stories, we are provoked to action in love and good deeds. Don't miss The Insanity of God!"
— Dr. Ed Stetzer Executive Director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism, Wheaton College
"If you’ve ever wondered if faith in Jesus is worth it, you must watch the The Insanity of God. The resounding, “Yes!” is as undeniable as is the challenge to the notion of a convenient faith in God. We are surrounded by a modern day cloud of witnesses whose faith in God point us to the resurrected Jesus Christ."
— Jeff Denlinger President, WorldVenture
"He is worthy and the inspiration of the persecuted church will display His truth in resurrected life. The Insanity of God will move His church to deeper depths of pushing back darkness. Can't wait!"
— Johnny Hunt Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church of Woodstock
"This not only a true story, but a story that is still being written. The persecution of Christians around the world is at an all-time high with no signs of it is slowing down anytime soon. We must be aware; we must prayer; and we must act. The outcome of this story depends on our involvement!"
— Randy Frazee Author of The Heart of the Story and Senior Minister of Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas