“FINDING JESUS: Faith, Fact, Forgery” Returns for Season Two

Following in the footsteps of its 2016 hit, CNN premieres the second season of Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery, on Sunday, March 5.

The series—which ranked #1 across cable news in its time period—captivated the faith community last year as well-known pastors, theologians, and scholars examined famous religious artifacts and brought to life the places and people from the Bible touched by Jesus and the Gospel.

Utilizing the latest state-of-the-art scientific techniques and archaeological research, the second season will explore the following:

    • The Childhood Home of Jesus
    • The Tomb of King Herod
    • The Bones of St. Peter
    • Relics Believed To Shed Truth About Doubting Thomas
    • The Pilate Stone
    • The Tomb of Lazarus

A first-class panel of on-screen contributors from the world’s best universities including Yale, Harvard, Princeton and Oxford will provide expert comment. The series will also feature insights from some of the world’s leading religious theologians and Christian leaders such as:

          Rev. A.R. Bernard (Christian Cultural Centre, New York)
          Erwin McManus (MOSAIC, Los Angeles)
          Father James Martin, SJ (Author, Jesus: A Pilgrimage)
          Bishop Minerva Carcaño (United Methodist Church)
          Dr. Ben Witherington III (Asbury Theological Seminary)
          Dr. Mark Goodacre(Duke University)
          Dr. Candida Moss (University of Notre Dame)

The series premieres in time for Lent and Easter to give the audience an opportunity for meaningful discussions related to Jesus’ journey throughout the ancient world, the impact of his ministry, early church history, and why our faith is more meaningful than ever in our modern-day world.

Click here for a resource site that includes sermon outlines and photos from each episode is available for Pastors, Small, Groups, and anyone who would like further discussion.