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Above and below, scenes from "Jesus Camp."
Onward Christian soldiers
A growing number of Evangelical Christians believe there is a revival underway in America whereby Christian youth must take up the leadership of the conservative Christian movement.
Becky Fischer is a children's pastor, who specializes in tapping into the hearts and minds of kids on their level. She recognizes that this generation accesses information through video, images, and music. Intercut with scenes of the kids is the radio commentary of Mike Papantonio, a Christian who believes that the Evangelical movement has strayed from the original teachings of love that Jesus died for. He worries that the movement's position on the environment, creationism, and other fundamental tenets are short-sighted and will hurt the conservative movement in the end.
"Jesus Camp," Saturday, Nov. 11, 7:30 pm, Katharine Cornell Theatre, Spring Street, Vineyard Haven. Presented by the Martha's Vineyard Film Society. Tickets: $6 or $4 for society members. For more information, visit mvfilmsociety.com.