“Passion” DVD release will help evangelism in USA

By August 31, 2004

USA (MNN) — The film that depicted that last 12 hours of Christ’s life and drew millions of people world-wide to see it is being released today. The Mel Gibson film, “The Passion of the Christ” is anticipated to be as popular in stores as it was in the movie theater. But, this film is expected to help believers in the United States to share their faith more effectively.

Family Christian Stores is making the film available in their outlets nationwide. Family Christian’s Ann Bradford. “We talked to almost 10,000 of our customers. And almost 52-percent are going to purchase “The Passion.” 71-percent of them express that they want to have “The Passion” as a lasting resource for their own spiritual growth. Also, we find very interesting, almost one in two says they’ll be using “The Passion” as an evangelism tool.”

Bradford says churches are also expected to purchase “The Passion” for their libraries.

While the film is being released in English this week, Bradford believes the Spanish version will also be popular. It’s unclear when those will be available.

Pray that many will come to Christ as believers reach out.

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