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Stan Newman on Aug 29, 2012
The Encounter is an inspirational and intriguing faith-filled family drama about 5 people who are brought faced to face with Jesus and encouraged to examine the true condition of their lives.
Stranded in the middle of nowhere five strangers find themselves marooned in a deserted roadside diner. An arrogant businessman (Steve Borden), a lonely single woman (Jaci Velazquez), a couple on the verge of divorce, and a youthful runaway all come face to face with a diner owner who serves them more than temporal nourishment. This genial host is a certain Nazarene (Bruce Marchiano), who knows all of their secrets and possesses the answers to all of their problems — if only they would trust him. It is a miraculous Encounter that will leave them all changed.
The movie deals with how God sometimes allows negative things to happen to good people. It is a very thought provoking movie and a great illustration of how Christ still loves the sinner but hates his sin and gets people back on the right track, if they have faith and just listen to him.
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