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Passion Play gets boost from pastor

He seeks $75,000 to save show

Posted: December 29, 2012 at 3:01 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Randall Christy, president and founder of The Gospel Station Network of Ada, Okla., spoke Thursday night at Smith Chapel in Eureka Springs to a crowd of about 120. He's trying to raise $75,000 by the end of the day Dec. 31, when Cornerstone Bank of Eureka Springs is scheduled to take over the 700-acre Passion Play property in lieu of foreclosure.
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/Bill Bowden Randall Christy, president and founder of The Gospel Station Network of Ada, Okla., spoke Thursday night at Smith Chapel in Eureka Springs to a crowd of about 120. He's trying to raise $75,000 by the end of the day Dec. 31, when Cornerstone Bank of Eureka Springs is scheduled to take over the 700-acre Passion Play property in lieu of foreclosure.

The owner of a gospel radio network said God is working through him to save the Great Passion Play.

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Northwest Arkansas, Pages 9 on 12/29/2012

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Lights on the statue? I thought idolatry was prohibited in the Bible. But, wth, might as well pray to a concrete redeemer.

Posted by: cdawg

December 29, 2012 at 4:17 p.m. ( | suggest removal )

I thought they had to light it so that an airplane would't fly into it. I don't think its concrete, Dryvit instead, which is 100% acrylic. That makes the big Jesus a plastic redeemer and plastic has been used to enhance certain parts of the female torso. Now there is something to pray for.

Posted by: JailBird

December 30, 2012 at 5:01 a.m. ( | suggest removal )