The success of faith-based films in the last several years has led to a resurgence of Christian movies being made in Hollywood. In the fall fo 2018, several motion pictures will be hitting theaters once again, this time telling the true stories of military families, war heroes, missionaries, and a world renowned evangelist.
God Bless the Broken Road
Directed by “God’s Not Dead” filmmaker Harold Cronk, “God bless the Broken Road” will hit theaters on Sept. 7. The movie tells the story of a young mother who’s struggling to keep her faith in God as she raises her daughter alone as a single parent after her husband is killed in Afghanistan.
Unbroken: Path to Redemption
“Unbroken: Path to Redemption” is based on the second half of Olympic gold medalist Louis Zamperini’s life when he returns home after being held captive as a prisoner of war during World War II. The true story picks up where Angelina Jolie’s 2014 epic “Unbroken” movie ended and is also based on Laura Hillenbrand’s book, Unbroken. The movie also details the encounter Zamperini had with the late Billy Graham that forever changed his life.
Palau the Movie
In theaters October 2018
“Palau the Movie,” an autobiographical film, journeys through the life of world renowned evangelist Luis Palau. The film tells his life story of being a strong tempered young street preacher who goes on to impact the world for Jesus.
As seen in the trailer, the movie begins by showing a young Palau whose father has died and then has to help out his impoverished family. He’s later inspired by listening to Billy Graham on the radio, which leads him to go into ministry. The film also shows some of the trials he faced as a street preacher.
The Great Commission
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“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.” — Matthew 28: 19-20