A distribution deal for the sequel to the recent "Left Behind" movie that starred Nicholas Cage has been struck and a producer of the film says it will stick closer to the books and will be aimed specifically at the Christian audience.
The film's pre-production was confirmed Wednesday and will be released through Cloud Ten Pictures in the summer of 2016.
David Heimbecker, who works for the studio, commented on the original film's reception and what they might do differently the second time around. more >>
The producers behind 2014's "Left Behind" remake have announced that there will be a sequel to the Bible Apocalypse movie, with the story picking up after the Rapture.
"We are living in the last days and if the Rapture were to happen today, there are a lot of people who just aren't ready," Paul Lalonde, "Left Behind" producer and CEO of Cloud Ten Pictures, said in a press release shared with The Christian Post.
"This is why we need to complete the story as soon as possible beginning with LEFT BEHIND 2. But, if we want to keep control of our story, we will once again have to fund the movie independently. We have all seen what happens to Christian, Bible-based stories when the Hollywood studios take control. They change the fundamental meaning of God's Word and make a mockery of the Christian faith. With the help of campaign supporters we won't let that happen to LEFT BEHIND 2." more >>
The Rev. Franklin Graham believes that the numerous world conflicts people are witnessing today reflect passages in the Bible that talk about the end times and the "distress of nations."
"The Bible tells us that in the end times there will be 'distress of nations with perplexity,'" Graham said on Facebook, referring to Luke 21:25.
The passage reads: "And there shall be signs in the sun, and in the moon, and in the stars; and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity; the sea and the waves roaring." more >>
Creationist Ken Ham has spoken out against a video by the Discovery Channel that speculates about how the Earth might be destroyed if it's one day hit by a giant asteroid, and suggestes that unbelievers should be afraid of Jesus Christ's judgment instead.
"Those of us who have trusted in Christ as Savior have no fear of this coming judgment because our penalty for sin has already been paid by Jesus," Ham wrote in his Answers in Genesis blog.
"But instead of fearing some hypothetical asteroid apocalypse, those who refuse to acknowledge Christ as Lord should fear this coming judgment, and it should bring them to repent and put their faith in Christ." more >>
The upcoming CW series "The Messengers" features five fictional characters who die and then return to Earth as "angels of the apocalypse" to defeat Satan during the End Times.
The new TV show, set to debut on April 17, walks through the lives of five strangers who were once dead but come back to life with "special angelic powers" and band together to fight against the devil as he sets out to destroy mankind.
Judging from the latest trailer, the fictional series is loosely based on the Bible and End Times prophecy, and purports the unbiblical notion that Christians can turn into angels after they die. more >>
Speaking in a discussion on Islam at the National Religious Broadcasters' International Christian Media Convention on Tuesday, New York Times bestselling author and Middle East expert Joel Rosenberg explained that the biggest threat facing the Western world is not the rise of radical Islam, but rather the rise of "apocalyptic Islam."
In one of four Islam discussions held at the three-day conference in Nashville, Tennessee, Rosenberg, who authored the bestselling book series The Last Jihad, criticized the Obama administration for refusing to acknowledge the threat posed by radical extremist terrorists as a threat from "radical Islam."
Rosenberg continued by saying that although many people feel that the rise of radical terrorist groups is one of the biggest threats to America and Western nations, a bigger cause for concern in the West should be the rise of two nation-states — Iran and the Islamic State — with leaders promoting an "apocalyptic" brand of Islam focused on the "annihilation" of the United States and Israel. more >>