Taylor is pleased to announce that US-based actor Hunter Barnes will bring his acclaimed stage presentation of the Gospel of Mark tothe E P Wahl Centre's onWORD series on May 11th.
This one-man show is simply scripture, but the experience of seeing the story of Jesus brought to life adds a richness to our understanding. This presentation is part of a 'Journey Through Scripture with the Arts,' part of the ongoing onWORD series. The Wahl Centre hopes this series will capture the imaginations and hearts of audiences as faith is expressed through creativity and beauty.
While in Edmonton, Hunter will also perform at two local churches (Greenfield Baptist and Christ Church); there is no charge for any of these presentations, and we encourage you to come and bring your friends and family. The performance at Taylor will take place on May 11th, beginning at 7:30 PM in Stencel Hall.
Sunday, May 9, 2010 | 10:00 AM
Greenfield Baptist Church
3712 - 114 Street NW, Edmonton
Sunday, May 9, 2010 | 7:00 PM
Christ Church (Anglican)
12116 - 102 Avenue NW, Edmonton
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 | 7:30 PM
Taylor College and Seminary (Stencel Hall)
11525 - 23 Avenue NW, Edmonton
The performance is part of Taylor's onWORD series -- a weekly gathering that explores scripture. The current series looks at scripture through the arts, and you can read more about this series here.
ABOUT HUNTER BARNES
Hunter has been working in theatre for the past twenty years. As an actor, he was the recipient of Portfolio Magazine’s Best Actor Award, in Tidewater Virginia, as well as the Regent University graduate theatre program's Best Actor Award.
With a deep love for scripture Hunter has found his greatest professional satisfaction in performing Mark’s Gospel, the greatest story he’s ever told! He has performed scripture throughout the US and Canada, including shows in England, Egypt, Pakistan & India.
Hunter lives in Zarephath New Jersey with his wife and three daughters, and is an associate Pastor for Zarephath Christian Church.
“I have rarely been moved so quickly from laughter to tears, from enjoyment to rejoicing as I have been watching this show. A little child seated nearby did not once take his eyes off Hunter. I commend Hunter to anyone looking to be challenged, encouraged, and changed.”
Popular speaker and author of Making Life Rich Without Any Money
“Hunter’s presentation of the Gospel of Mark is moving and edifying. It’s not too much to say that the anointing of God is on this ministry. Hunter has performed for and instructed my seminary students as an adjunct professor, here at Gordon Conwell”
Dr. Jeff Arthurs
Professor of Preaching and Communication
Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and author of the book “Preaching with Variety”
"Hunter Barnes held our entire group captive during his presentation of The Book of Mark. He truly brought Scripture alive for us in an unforgettable evening of humor, entertainment and inspiration. We can't wait to have him back!"
Arts Ministries Director,
The Salvation Army Eastern Territory
“Hunter's presentation at our Chapel drew more enthusiastic comments than just about anything we've done in the last four years. He was electrifying and anointed. It was a tremendous reminder about how powerful the straight ahead Word of God can be.”
Dr. Gordon McAlister,
Chaplain Regent University, Virginia