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Jesse Owens: From Segregated Alabama To Olympic Glory

In the Erwin Brothers forthcoming film Woodlawn, high school football player Tony Nathan (Caleb Castille) scoffs at team chaplain Hank Erwin’s assertion that he has been called to be a superstar. “There ain’t no such thing as a black superstar,” Nathan retorts. “Not in this state.” Certainly, in the post civil rights movement, there was…

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WNBA Superstar & Olympic Gold Medalist Tamika Catchings Has Overcome Adversity, Inspires Young People To Do The Same

Sometimes, an athlete emerges from seemingly nowhere to capture the hearts of a local community. That athlete becomes a symbol of hope and inspiration for people of all ages. Such was the case with Tony Nathan (Caleb Castille) whose true story is featured in the forthcoming Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn. Team chaplain Hank Erwin (Sean…

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No Longer An NFL Coach, Tony Dungy Is Still Modeling Servant Leadership

The relationship between a coach and his players can make or break the overall success of any team. This truth is evident in the forthcoming Erwin Brothers film Woodlawn where Tandy Gerelds experiences a spiritual renewal and his newfound commitment to Christ helps strengthen that vital bond. Tony Dungy knows a little something about the…

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Stephen Curry Quietly Leads Spiritual Renewal Within The NBA

Today’s professional athletes are a diverse bunch. There are the brash, self-confident types who have no problem proudly exclaiming their value to anyone who will listen. Then, there are the quiet ones who stick their noses to the grindstone and let their athletic skills do the talking for them. In the forthcoming Erwin Brothers film…

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