Christian-produced film is coming into its own after a decade of work. The Kendrick brothers put the genre on the map with films like Fireproof and Courageous. Even Rotten Tomatoes had to reluctantly give their latest production, “Overcomer,” a 50% positive rating, along with the 98% audience approval rating. Why was this movie so engaging and so powerful on the audiences? Why is the world incapable of presenting a film with any sense of goodness, grace, light, power, encouragement, reconciliation and true victory over evil? We interview Stephen Kendrick on their latest film “Overcomer.”
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.