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Faith, Football, and Freedom!

One of the side stories in WOODLAWN is the work of the school board member who is appalled that the white players and the African-American players were coming together in the name of Christ. He figured if he could kick Christ out, then the true brotherhood that was occurring first at Woodlawn High and then…

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Woodlawn a High-Impact Movie for Families!

A recent story about great family movies sung the praises of WOODLAWN. “The movie has excellent, notable actors, compelling cinematography, and engaging storytelling. Sean Astin wonderfully plays Hank Erwin and Jon Voight delightfully performs Coach Bear Bryant. … Critics have praised this movie for raising the bar as a game-changer in artistry for faith-based, redemptive,…

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Sincere Condolences to Andrew Smith’s Family

At times, it can seem like sports plays too big of a role in our culture—and if we’re honest, in our own lives. But often, sports can paint a vivid portrait of life’s wins, losses, and everyday battles. Earlier this week, Andrew Smith, a star player for Butler University during its runs to consecutive NCAA…

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Winning the Ultimate Game

“Nobody who ever gave his best regretted it.” George Halas Tonight’s National Championship game between Clemson and Alabama features two teams that have given their best since long before the season began in September. Now, on a mid-January Arizona evening, one team will earn a championship … and one team will live with an agonizing…

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