Argentinean actor Juan Pablo di Pace has been cast in the role of Jesus Christ in the upcoming 12-part miniseries "A.D.," the sequel to the record-breaking series "The Bible," produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett. The NBC original series is set to premiere Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.
"Christianity is among the most diverse movements in history, so when Mark and I looked to bring this epic story of A.D. to life on NBC, it was important to us to find a cast as diverse and beautiful as the church is around the world," Downey said about the cast, according to Deadline.com on Wednesday.
Di Pace, the 35-year-old Argentinean actor set to play the role of Christ, has also starred in the TNT show "Dallas" and NBC series "Camp." more >>
Executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett released the first look at the original NBC series event "A.D." on Wednesday, including photos of the diverse cast.
In the follow up to Downey and Burnett's hit "Bible" series, "A.D." stars Argentinean actor Juan Pablo di Pace as Jesus, while the roles of iconic Bible characters such as Mary Magdalene, John, James, and Simon the Zealot went to actors from all over the world.
"Christianity is among the most diverse movements in history, so when Mark and I looked to bring this epic story of A.D. to life on NBC, is was important to us to find a cast as diverse and beautiful as the church is around the world," Downey who serves as executive producer, said in a statement. more >>
Carrie Underwood announced that she will not only be co-hosting the Country Music Awards ceremony tonight where she will also perform, but also debuting the music video for her faith inspired song "Something in the Water."
The 48th Annual CMA Awards begin Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. ET with Underwood and Brad Paisley serving as co-hosts for the seventh year in a row. Adding to their hosting duties, Underwood is slated to perform her latest hit, "Something in the Water," directly ahead of releasing the music video for the new song.
Former president George W. Bush addressed an estimated 200 civic and business leaders in Dallas at an event to raise awareness about the Museum of the Bible project in Washington, D.C. During the discussion, Bush emphasized how much the Bible was an integral part of his daily life as president.
"I read the Bible every day during my presidency," said Bush, who shared the stage with Hobby Lobby President and Museum of the Bible Chairman Steve Green.
"The easiest time to be faithful is during a time of crisis. The hardest time for faith is when all is well. Faith informed my principles and decisions, but not my tactics. It would give me strength, but I didn't use my faith to make decisions. Freedom is a faith informed principle," the former commander-in-chief said Sunday. more >>
"Duck Dynasty" star Sadie Robertson showcased her Christian beliefs in a whole new way on "Dancing with the Stars" this week.
As part of Monday's "Dynamic Duos Night," Robertson and her "DWTS" professional dance partner Mark Ballas dressed as the Bible's first couple, Adam and Eve, in the Garden in Eden. The dancing duo were clad in decorative costumes that featured green leaves, and Robertson even held an apple which represented the fruit in the Genesis account. Since the start of the "DWTS" season, Robertson has been outspoken about her strong Christian faith. This week, the teen addressed the opportunity to portray Adam and Eve on the show.
Regardless of who we are, or what kind of lives we lead, there has to come some point in our lives we will have to deal with anxiety. Not only deal with it, but also figure out ways to overcome it.
Whether it be work-related, going through a tough time with your partner, or even overcoming a close friend's death, anxiety is a tough thing to deal with. We look to many recourses to help us cope with anxiety. Christians speak about this topic a lot and there are famous Christians who have quotes to help against anxiety.
Below are 7 Christian quotes about overcoming anxiety: more >>