GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Family Christian is partnering with local churches across the nation to offer hundreds of free screenings of War Room, a movie about prayer that became a #1 movie in US theaters last year, and is driving record-breaking DVD sales . You may find local showings at www.familychristian.com/warroom. The event leads into National Day of Prayer on May 5.
"Family Christian is grateful for the opportunity to partner with churches in communities all across the country to help ignite the fire of fervent prayer in their congregations as we approach the National Day of Prayer," said Chuck Bengochea, President and CEO of Family Christian. "Our goal is to stir people's hearts to the power of prayer, which has the ability to transform marriages, families and individuals."
War Room was written and produced by Alex and Stephen Kendrick, creators of other prominent faith-based productions including Fireproof and Courageous. The film highlights the power of a battle plan for prayer. The American Christian drama focuses on the story of a family who seemed to have it all, until their lives started to crumble through life's challenges. Despite the family's hardships, they learn to find strength through prayer.
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Located in the United States, Family Christian is the world's largest Christian-focused retailer. The nonprofit organization has approximately 251 stores in 36 states. The organization offers a variety of Christian-themed merchandise, including Bibles, books, home decor, art, gifts, DVDs, kids' products and music. In addition to its physical stores, Family Christian provides consumers with access to all these resources through www.familychristian.com, its eCommerce platform. When you shop with Family Christian, your purchases support efforts to unite with ministries that are helping children and families in need around the U.S. and the world. Learn more at http://www.familychristian.com/about.
SOURCE Family Christian