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Friday Footprints

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Beyond the Mask 

If you haven't gotten your ticket yet to this incredible Christian action-adventure movie, make sure to get it today!  The premiere is April 6th but depending on where you live, you'll find showings at other dates as well.  Please note that NO tickets will be sold at the theater - tickets can ONLY be purchased online.  Make sure to go see this amazing movie and support wholesome, godly entertainment that is high quality!

120 Disciples Turned the World Upside-Down

Leah Good, author of Counted Worthy, shares an encouraging article on her Teens Interceding for Orphans site.  She writes, "Now add God into the mix. Image 120 people working, not to advance a business, but to advance a kingdom, a purpose, a cause. And not working alone, but working with and for an all powerful, all knowing God. Ordinary people with an extraordinary hope and purpose. That’s the group that inhabited the upper room, and they shook the world."  Click here to read the rest!



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The Cross and the Humble

Humility. It's a confusing issue. The Bible is very clear that God hates pride and loves humility, but for the past few years I've struggled to grasp what, exactly, this elusive character quality is. And I think I've finally learned a few things about it.

Turning our gaze to the cross is the most effective way to kill pride. There is no room for the arrogant at the foot of the cross; and no room for me to be conceited when I see God crushing His Son for me.

I once read in a magazine one of those "true story" things where a girl wrote in and shared how she had received a life-saving transplant at the age of five. The man who saved her life became her hero, and even though he himself died in 9/11 as a firefighter, saving others' lives, she wrote that she tries to live her life to make him proud he saved it.

We ought to have a similar attitude, when we realize (which we never fully can) what God has rescued us from. Not to make Him proud, but out of our huge de…

Movie Review: Beyond the Mask

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Title: Beyond the Mask

Rating (1=lowest, 5=highest): 5+

Company: Burns Family Studios

Produced by:  Aaron Burns

Directed by: Chad Burns

Script by:  Paul McCusker (Adventures in Odyssey), Stephen Kendrick (Facing the Giants, Fireproof, Courageous), and Brennan Smith.

Actors:  Andrew Cheney (Seasons of Gray), Kara Killmer (Chicago Fire), John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones) 

Synopsis:The leading mercenary for the British East India Company, Will Reynolds has just been double-crossed and now is on the run in the American Colonies. Working to redeem his name and win back the affections of the woman with whom he's never been fully truthful, Will now hides behind a new mask in hopes of thwarting his former employer. As his past life closes in on him, Will must somehow gain the trust and the help of his beloved Charlotte - as well as Ben Franklin - while he races against time to defuse a plot of historical proportions. Coming to theaters Spring, 2015, Beyond the Mask i…