Wearing the ‘Badge of Faith’

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I recently spoke with Director Donald Leow about his latest film Badge of Faith. The film is about a cop named Bryan Lawrence who’s dedicated his career to the concept of ‘Protect and Serve’. But a chance encounter with two fugitives ends with Bryan being kicked in the face, paralyzing him from the neck down. His injury was the same as that of actor Christopher Reeve. When Bryan makes a promise to his future daughter-in-law (played by Ashley Bratcher), that he’ll walk her down the aisle, that the film takes an inspirational turn.

I spoke with Donald about how he turned from missionary to filmmaker and is still involved in both fields today. We also talked about the journey of bringing Bryan’s incredible story to film and how you and your church can support it.


There will be two screenings of the film this coming Monday, October 26th:

Goldsboro, NC at 7:00pm (For tickets visit: http://www.goldsboroparamount.com/badgeoffaith.aspx)

Roanoke, VA at 7:00pm (For tickets visit: http://www.hrbc1.com)

Listen to my full interview with Director Donald Leow below.

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Be sure to catch the Goldsboro, NC screening of the film this Monday, October 26th at The Paramount Theatre.

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Check out these Behind-the-Scenes interviews and videos you can share with your team:

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Carl Barnhill has served on staff at some of the largest churches and organizations in the country. He served as Media Director at Precept Ministries International, directing the television and radio program Precepts for Life with Kay Arthur, broadcasted to over 98 million homes around the world. He served as Video Production Director at Pinelake Church in Brandon, MS, where he produced media content for four campuses, as well as led volunteer teams.

He most recently served as Video Coordinator for Newspring Church in South Carolina. Newspring has 10 campuses across the state with a weekly attendance of over 35,000. At one campus alone, the number of consistent volunteers serving in media production tripled, under his leadership.

He currently serves as Creative Director and Owner of [twelve:thirty]media, a company that serves churches and ministries all over the world through motion graphics content and church media coaching.

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