Lara Silva was born in Minas Gerais, Brazil and moved to the United States at the age of 6. She grew up in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and attended an elementary school for performing arts. It was there that she found her love for entertaining. After college, she decided it was time to finally pursue her dream of acting and she moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 2016. In addition to The Chosen, she has been cast in major television series such as CW’s Dynasty, USA Network’s Queen of the South, NBC’s Good Girls, and Netflix’s Raising Dion and Bloodline. She recently starred in the feature film Blue Ridge opposite actor, Johnathon Schaech. Lara is also fluent in Spanish and Portuguese. The Chosen is the first multi-season television series about the life of Christ, as witnessed through the eyes of those He impacted. Directed by Dallas Jenkins (The Resurrection of Gavin Stone) and distributed by VidAngel Studios, The Chosen has grown to become the largest crowdfunded TV series of all time. The Chosen allows us to see Him through the eyes of those who knew him. No matter where you are at in your journey with Jesus Christ, this TV show is for you. The Chosen is the first-ever multi-season series based on the true stories of the gospels of Jesus Christ. Watch for FREE now at www.thechosen.tv/app Watch for FREE now at https://thechosen.tv/app/ https://watch.angelstudios.com/thechosen/
Ray MacDonald is Director of Christian Connections for Leket Israel. He has a computer technology background but has also been involved with Christian ministry for many years. In the year 2000 however he felt God’s leading to be involved with educating Christians about God’s Heart for the people of Israel. Ray believes that the most amazing thing that God is doing today is bringing Christians and Jews together for His purposes for Israel. He is thankful to be a part of it! Founded in 2003 Leket Israel works tirelessly to support Israel's schools, soup kitchens, and anywhere the hungry can be found, with fresh and nutritious meals.