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Evangelical Group Scores With 'John 3:16' Ad During Broncos-Patriots Game

An evangelical Christian group says it is pleased at the outpouring of encouraging feedback it has received for its "John 3:16" television commercial, which aired during the Denver Broncos-New England Patriots game last Saturday night.

"It's overwhelmingly positive through a variety of channels -- social media, our Web site, phone calls," said Gary Schneeberger, vice president of media relations at the Colorado Springs-based Focus on the Family.

During the commercial, a group of small children recite the biblical passage from John 3:16 - "For God so loved the world, that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will not perish but will have eternal life.