MAGDALENA - RELEASED FROM SHAME
A woman caught in the shameful act of adultery; a social outcast ignored because of her loose lifestyle; a recluse shunned in society for 12 years because of a despicaple illness; a widow mourning the loss of her only son. An ugly thread of shame, sorrow and hopelessness, painfully weaves its way through each of these women’s lives.
After spending three years following Jesus, Mary Magdalene has seen it all- lives changed, miracles performed, the sorrow of death and yet the truimph of life. Mary has watched in amazement as Jesus taught a whole new way of looking at life and at people. Jesus radically transformed her own life when he healed her from demon possession, so much so that she became a follower.
Fast forward to A.D. 40. Although Jesus no longer remains on earth, Mary Magdalene still lives in a changed life. Despite his miraculous works and his surprising compassion, not everyone bought into the teachings of this man, Jesus. Skeptical about this supposed Saviour, Mary’s friend questions her, "The God who created all of this? I doubt He even sees me, much less knows me."
In response, Mary Magadene passionately retells the details of Jesus’ life- from birth, to death, and eventually to ressurection - and how his life continues on in the lives of those who follow him...