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  • 'Flywheel' began Kendrick brothers' filmmaking ascent

    by Erin Roach, posted Monday, March 05, 2018 (3 months ago)

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    ALBANY, Ga. (BP) -- Evangelicals were introduced to a new level of faith-based filmmaking 15 years ago when brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick released "Flywheel," a $20,000-budget film using church members as the cast and production crew to convey biblical truth.

    "We're just amazed at what the Lord's done with it," Alex Kendrick told Baptist Press.

    The brothers, who served on staff at Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Ga., went on to produce "Facing the Giants," "Fireproof," "Courageous" and "War Room." Read More

  • 'Woodlawn' opens in top 10 at box office

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, October 19, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The faith-based drama "Woodlawn," promoted as a potential catalyst for revival and spiritual awakening, opened in the top 10 at theaters Oct. 16-18, Box Office Mojo reported.

    Woodlawn opened in the eighth spot Oct. 16, earning $1.485 million in 1,553 theaters, and finished the weekend at number nine, earning a total of $4.1 million, Box Office Mojo said. Read More

  • Kendricks' 'War Room' draws diverse crowds

    by Diana Chandler, posted Friday, September 04, 2015 (2 years ago)

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    CAIRO, Ga. (BP) -- Nothing for years had ever interfered with the Sunday lunch "Granny" Inez Harrell has served at her home after church services at a small Baptist church where the 83-year-old serves as treasurer.

    But after joining her son Kelvin and daughter-in-law Tamra for an Aug. 29 showing of "War Room" at the single-screen Zebulon Theatre, the only movie house in Cairo, Ga., Granny changed her Sunday afternoon priorities. Read More

  • 'War Room' 1st at box office opening night

    by Diana Chandler, posted Monday, August 31, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- The Kendrick Brothers' "War Room" opened in first place in box office sales on the single night of Aug. 28, but finished second to "Straight Outta Compton" over the entire opening weekend ending Aug. 30, Box Office Mojo reported.

    War Room, promoting the power of a disciplined prayer life, grossed $4.045 million on Aug. 28, averaging $3,564 on each of 1,135 screens. Straight Outta Compton, ... Read More

  • 'War Room' resources now available

    by Aaron Earls, posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources has partnered with filmmakers Stephen and Alex Kendrick to provide churches with resources to accompany their latest film, "War Room," which spotlights prayer, its power and purpose.

    The movie, releasing in theaters Aug. 28, tells the story of a prayer warrior grandmother (played by Karen Abercrombie) who mentors a young mom (Priscilla Shirer) facing a troubled relationship with her husband (T.C. Stallings). Read More

  • Kendrick film 'War Room' lauded by Baptists

    by Diana Chandler, posted Thursday, August 27, 2015 (2 years ago)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- "War Room," the latest film by brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, is being applauded by Southern Baptist leaders and others as a picture of God's power and an effective tool for encouraging Christians in prayer.

    Starring noted Bible teachers Priscilla Shirer in a lead role and Beth Moore among supporting cast, the film opens in wide release Aug. 28 in the U.S., with advance showings a day earlier in limited cities. Read More

  • Floyd, on TBN, prays for spiritual awakening

    by David Roach, posted Thursday, August 13, 2015 (2 years ago)

    LOS ANGELES (BP) -- Southern Baptist Convention President Ronnie Floyd told a national television audience he is hopeful for America because he sees Christians beginning to pray desperately for a mighty work of God.

    "While so many are down on our country ... I do my very best to try to constantly call out to God about our nation," Floyd, senior pastor of Cross Church in northwest Arkansas, said on TBN's "Praise the Lord" Aug. 12. ... Read More

  • LifeWay to screen 2 movies at SBC

    by Marty King, posted Friday, April 24, 2015 (3 years ago)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (BP) -- LifeWay Christian Resources will screen two new movies, host a panel discussion about biblical preaching, and provide a men's breakfast in conjunction with the Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio.

    LifeWay Films will screen "War Room," a new movie from Alex and Stephen Kendrick, the award-winning creators of "Fireproof" and "Courageous." War Room explores the power of prayer and stars Priscilla Shirer, Alex Kendrick ... Read More