|By JOE WESTBURY
The Christian Index
ALBANY, Ga. (GCI)—Before there was “The Passion of the Christ”, there was Flywheel, The Movie. And now Facing the Giants is coming to the silver screen with the same Christian and family values that are capturing the attention of Hollywood.
While The DaVinci Code caused many to question the Christian faith, Facing the Giants will strengthen those same beliefs with an action-packed storyline that shows the value of faith and a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Giants, the newest movie from Sherwood Pictures, is a ministry tool developed by Sherwood Baptist Church. After receiving high marks from several test screenings in California, the church-sponsored movie has been picked up by Provident Films, a joint venture with Sony pictures, who is now positioning it for a national debut September 29.
The basis of the movie can be summed up in the line on the promotional poster… “Never Give Up, Never Back Down, Never Lose Faith.” And in many ways, that sums up the mindset of the Albany church that made the football-themed movie and the two brothers who wrote and produced it while serving as associate pastors at the church...
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South Georgia church makes movies to reach people for Christ