‘Tortured for Christ’ to be shown at College Park on March 10

“Tortured for Christ” is a new major motion picture that is being shown at selected theaters for one showing. Because it isn’t being shown at the Huntington theaters, arrangements have been made to show it at College Park Church, 1945 College Ave., Huntington, on Saturday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m.

It is a two-hour movie, appropriate for middle school ages on up, and younger children at parental discretion, as the topic is torture and persecution.

This is the true story of pastor Richard Wurmbrand of Romania, imprisoned for 14 years in Romania immediately after World War II. It has much to teach about having courage to stand for what one believes, and what is right. Early viewers commented that it is an extremely inspiring film.

After his release from prison, Wurmbrand went on to found Voice of the Martyrs, a worldwide organization that serves people who are persecuted for their belief in Jesus and provides for the families of those who have been killed for their faith. Each person who purchases a ticket will receive a free copy of the 50th anniversary edition of the book, “Tortured for Christ,” written by Wurmbrand. Voice of the Martyrs will mail it to their home.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.tugg.com/events/tortured-for-christ-movie-nzri. Trailers can also be seen at this website. A portion of each ticket sold goes to aid people who are living under persecution, and to provide for the families of those who have been murdered for following Jesus.

Tickets may also be purchased by debit card, credit card or cash the night of the showing, if necessary, but books will not be available to those who pay cash. Advanced online purchase will streamline checking people in the night of the showing.