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Entertainment November 2013: New DVD Releases Print Email
Written by DeWayne Hamby   
Tuesday, 08 October 2013 09:55 AM America/New_York

TheRevBridgestone Media Group releases The Rev this month. The film stars John Carmen as rock-and-roll-styled evangelist Johnny Starr who takes his mother and red Cadillac to pastor a small church in upstate New York. Throughout the of the film, Starr uses his preaching to awaken the congregation while trying to save Jubilation Hall from being taken over by a local megachurch pastor. The inspirational “dramedy” features an original score by John Ellison.


JosephMichelle McKinney Hammond leads the study on pursuing dreams and choices in Joseph: Waiting on God’s Timing, Living in God’s Plan ($26.99), releasing next month from Zondervan. Hammond examines the dreams that the Old Testament figure had and the events that seemed to derail his life. In the study, viewers will discover how relationships affect their destinies, how to unite their desires with God’s purposes and how to walk faithfully with God while waiting on His timing. A study guide will be sold separately.


TheCorrieTenBoomStory-TorchlightersHolocaust survivor Corrie ten Boom’s story is related to children through the new animated feature The Corrie ten Boom Story ($14.99) in the “Torchlighters” series. The 30-minute film from Vision Video recalls the Hiding Place author’s account of saving a baby and other Jews during the Holocaust. The release includes a leader’s guide and student handouts in PDF and English and Spanish subtitles and languages.