The movie Courageous had an incredible impact on men across the United States. Many men were moved to take their families back for Christ as they watched the story of a police officer who commits to Christ and to being a better father following the sudden death of his daughter.
Jaron Ministries’ outreach, Code 3 International (Christian Officers for Discipleship and Evangelism), challenged law enforcement in Fresno, Calif., through the film. Jaron’s Rob Carter says they developed a program called “Give a Cop a Ticket,” which had a profound impact.
“For the six weeks of the movie’s running in theaters, we ended up being No. 1 in all of North America for box office sales just promoting it to law enforcement,” Carter explains. “We saw God set up 20 follow-up Bible studies.”
While that itself was an incredible answer to prayer, Courageous is now having a profound impact around the world. Carter just returned from the Philippines and says: “We showed the film to about 4,000 officers and saw nearly 1,000 come forward to receive Christ as Lord and Savior in response to the film.”
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SOURCE: Charisma News