Known as the play where Cirque du Soleil meets the Passion, The Thorn tells the transformative story of Christ’s life, crucifixion, and resurrection through the lens of aerial acts, movement arts, and modern dance.
Opening in nearly 2,100 theaters nationwide over the weekend, Episodes 1 and 2 from Season 3 of The Chosen far exceeded early projections, bringing in a whopping $8.75 million in its first three days of release. The video series from Angel Studios was originally scheduled to have a limited five day run in theaters, but due to its robust opening weekend has been extended through December 1st.
On a recent set visit to Texas where The Chosen is filmed, Crossmap sat down with show screenwriters Ryan Swanson and Tyler Thompson to discuss how they balance being true to Scripture with taking creative license, what their writing process looks like, and why this particular program has caught on and become a global phenomenon.
My family growing up was one big mess. Fighting. Arguing. Yelling. Crying. And eventually, a lot of forgiving. If ever there is a place to learn about forgiveness…to practice forgiveness…to struggle with forgiveness…it is in the family. And interestingly, it is in the context of family where the word forgiveness first shows up in the Bible. Let’s dig into Scripture today. Come on. You can do it.
And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him; but he refused to be comforted; and he said, “For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him [Joseph].” -Genesis 37:35, KJV Giving up the dreams regarding your marriage are tough. I had … Continue reading "On the death of dreams"