From Now On
A Lent Course on Hope and Redemption in The Greatest Showman
Paperback |112 pp |178 x 110 mm
A brilliant new Lent Course for 2019, based on the hugely popular film The Greatest Showman. The 2018 Golden Globe-nominated movie starring Hugh Jackman, about the founder and stars of the Barnum & Bailey Circus is ideal for Lenten study of Christian themes of hope, redemption and new life.
The five-week course offers discussion points, biblical reflections and prayers based on short excerpts from the film. The themes are: (1) A Million Dreams, exploring what liberation and hope might look like for an outsider in the world; (2) Come Alive, exploring how the family of faith can bring hope and purpose; (3) Rewrite the stars, asks what forms of resistance can be placed in the way of salvation; (4) Never Enough, questions the temptations of false fulfilment that can lead us to betrayal; (5) The Greatest Show, shows how redemption is found when we discover the circus is our home.