The second chance

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Sony Pictures Home Entertainment,
Pub. Date:
[2006]
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English
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Two very different men are brought together and learn a mutually important lesson about the real function of a church in this drama. Ethan Jenkins (Michael W. Smith) is a man in his mid-thirties who after years of scuffling as a musician on the West Coast has decided to move back East and work with his father. As it happens, his father is Jeremiah Jenkins (J. Don Ferguson), a well known and respected minister who leads the flock at "The Rock," a massive "superchurch" where worship often looks more like a flashy multi-media presentation than a church service. Ethan becomes an associate pastor at The Rock, but it's clear he views his mission more as a business than service to the community, and Jeremiah decides his son needs to learn a bit more about what work at a church is all about. In the early '60s, Jeremiah helped found the Second Chance Community Church during the height of the Civil Rights Movement. The inner-city neighborhood Second Chance serves is now a crime-ridden slum, and Jeremiah sends Ethan there to assist pastor Jake Sanders (Jeff Obafemi Carr) as he tries to maintain an oasis of peace and hope in the middle of a gang-dominated war zone. Through Jake, Ethan gains some hard-won wisdom about the true nature of faith and service, and he tries to share his new knowledge with his father, whose new congregation is a far cry from where he started his mission for the Lord. The Second Chance marked the first feature film role for award-winning Christian musician Michael W. Smith. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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auth_author2 Anderson, Lisa Arrindell., Carr, Jeff Obafemi., Ferguson, J. Don., Pearson, Ben., Smith, Michael W. 1957-, Taylor, Steve.
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subject_facet Church work with the poor -- Drama, Clergy -- Drama, Drama, Feature films, Melodrama -- Feature, Melodrama, American, Melodramas (Drama), Racism -- United States -- Drama, Religious -- Feature, Religious films, Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_display The second chance
title_full The second chance [videorecording] / Triumph Films in association with Provident Films presents a Cedar Partners/RuckusFilm production of a Steve Taylor film ; produced by Clarke Gallivan, Coke Sams and Steve Taylor ; written by Steve Taylor, Henry O. Arnold and Ben Pearson ; directed by Steve Taylor
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