WEEKEND NATIONAL RELIGION NEWS REPORT:
FamilyChristianMovies.com Announces DVD Release of Fireproof
TULSA, Ok., Jan. 21 /Christian Newswire/ — Fireproof, one of the most significant Christian films ever, will be available at FamilyChristianMovies.com for purchase on Jan 27! Fireproof is not just another Christian movie. Fireproof has proven itself in theaters as a groundbreaking hit, posting box office numbers generally unheard of for independent films, let alone Christ-Centered films.
The Story behind Fireproof is amazing. A pastor at Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany Georgia started Sherwood Pictures in 2002 with $20,000 in donations and has produced 3 films to date. Much of the work on Sherwood Pictures’ films is performed by volunteers, allowing them to produce Hollywood-caliber films at a fraction of the price. Sherwood Pictures is a ministry of Sherwood Baptist Church and uses profits generated from their films for the ongoing construction of a sports outreach facility used by their church and the community. Their prior films Flywheel and Facing the Giants enjoyed success in the Christian DVD market and in the wider marketplace.
In Fireproof, Sherwood Pictures has exceeded everyone’s expectations. This home grown film with a $500,000 budget, has earned over $33 million in box office sales. Fireproof spent one weekend at #4 in nationwide ticket sales and was the winner of the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival’s award for best feature film.
Fireproof stars Kirk Cameron as a troubled fireman who is on the verge of divorce. After a stern conversation with his father and a challenge read a book intended to build his marriage, he decides to accept his father’s dare to be a better husband. In the end he finds his way back to his wife and back to the Lord.
FamilyChristianMovies.com is a proud distributor of Sherwood Pictures’ films on DVD and is excited to make this powerful film available for purchase starting Jan 27. Family Christian Movies is also offering the book featured in the movie; The Love Dare. This book had a transformative effect on the characters of the movie and can have the same impact on any marriage. Family Christian Movie is running many special promotions along with the DVD release of Fireproof.
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