|John Graham, the creator of ACTS2. Source: Baptist Press|
Far too often sitcoms and television series are laced with unhealthy depictions of sexuality, alternative lifestyles, and negative messages that promote messages that are not healthy to be consumed in large counties for members of the body of Christ.
To offer Christians an alternative, the Georgia Baptist Mission Board has launched a new entertaining, inspirational, and educational streaming service called ACTS2. The brainchild of Jon Graham, a video producer for the Mission Board, ACTS2 was officially unveiled during the annual meeting of the Georgia Baptist Convention’s in Jonesboro.
ACTS2 positions Georgia Baptists to lead the way in putting family-friendly programming back in the hands of Christians around the world.
Graham said, “I wanted to find programs that inspired and entertained a vast audience but with solid theology, something that is often missing in Christian programming.”
Within less than a week of its release, hundreds of families have already signed up.
“I thought this would work because there is an obvious void of a Southern Baptist voice in the broadcast world,” Graham said. “And now more than ever, conventional broadcast methods are being set aside for streaming offerings. I also had the support and experience of my team leader, John Courtney, who heads the Research & Development team and came to the Mission Board after many years in the Christian broadcasting arena.”
Currently there are more than 230 films and tv shows including documentary series like “Far Flung Tin Can,” parenting programs like “Parent Compass,” children’s programming like “Kid’s Beach Club” and films like “The Shawn Miracle” and “In His Image.”
Additionally, ACTS2 hopes to partner with congregations during the holidays who will be producing Christmas programming for youth and adults that meets the videography standards.
ACTS2 is now available at the iOS APP store, Google Play (Android) store, Amazon’s FireTV, Roku and on the web.
Source: Baptist Press