Bevel, an African-American, was asked if he had experienced racism while living in the South. KB:The way I get through tough times is with prayer. intimidating, after the purchase we received quite a few financial benefits When Ken said “Yes,” they prayed with him on the spot. constant adversity. KW: What advice do you have for anyone who wants to follow in your footsteps? Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Caleb sustains burns on the job, is admitted to the hospital where his wife works, and is treated by Dr. Keller.
As Bevel shared, “Ephesians 5:25 encourages a husband to love his wife as Christ loved the church. Catherine discovers that her mother's medical equipment costs have been paid anonymously and erroneously believes it was Dr. Keller, bringing them even closer.
KW: The Dule Hill question. More moviegoers turned out to watch showings of “Courageous” than any other film that played that weekend, including “Dream House,” “Moneyball,” “Contagion,” “Killer Elite,” “Dolphin Tale,” “The Lion King 3D,” “Abduction,” “50/50,” and “What’s Your Number.”, FILM REVIEW EXCERPT FROM THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER: “Courageous reveals the duo’s growing expertise as filmmakers with its skillful blending of moving drama, subtle comedy and several impressive action sequences, including a well-staged foot chase and a harrowing shootout between the cops and bad guys.” (Read full review here). What fond and earn their trust through intentionally rebuilding the relationship.
Kam Williams is a popular and top NewsBlaze reviewer, our chief critic. Ken Bevel is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology, and a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a Master of Business Administration degree in Logistics Management. Chambers is Diana Einarsen's pseudonym: please read the "About" section. Given who he is -- or whom, in light of this moderately successful movie, he has become -- he spoke to us about marriage and the importance of loving one's wife. “Since prayer is the foundation of the ministry-at-large and at Sherwood Pictures, we spend a great amount of time in prayer before we even enter into production,” Ken responded. KB: The message I pray people walk away with is one of hope and the ability to understand “failure is not final.” As fathers and parents, each of us has missed the mark in one way or another.
inspired and encouraged me the most is my wife, Lauana.
Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. What is the secret to its success when the “studio” consists largely of volunteer cast and crew who utilize private homes and other locations around Albany, Georgia, for camera shoots? As Bevel shared, “Ephesians 5:25 encourages a husband to love his wife as Christ loved the church.
Also, his work performance greatly improved. He began serving almost immediately as a senior assistant pastor at the multi-ethnic, three-thousand-member Sherwood Baptist Church.
KB:I wanted to act because I was excited about the impact the Sherwood Ken Bevel: Thanks Kam.
KW: What has been the biggest obstacle you have had to overcome? Technology and also a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a
realized that life is more about others than it is about me.
years of active service in the United States Marine Corps, Captain Bevel
question I often ask is, "Why me?" second is the topic, Fatherhood. How could I be making a movie if my own marriage didn’t reflect the message we were trying to put across?”. retired to serve in the ministry on the staff of Sherwood Baptist Church in We enjoyed meeting you and your wife and we definitely enjoyed the conversation. really enjoyed the action! KB:There have been many people in my path, throughout the years, that have KW: When you look in the mirror, what do you see? ” Bevel made a short reference to this teaching applying to the “physical” part of marriage as well as to other areas. Our children still need us for encouragement, instruction and for the KB:In the mirror, I see an unworthy man that is incredibly blessed.
We enjoyed meeting you and your wife Their constant arguing escalates to the point that Catherine demands a divorce, to which an enraged Caleb agrees. It is impossible for me to handle life’s challenges on my own.
His young daughter's death becomes his wake-up call. to understand "failure is not final." successful people can anticipate the needs of customers before the issues He graduated from high school when he was seventeen-years-old and joined the U.S. Marine Corps. I have determined that I must be able to give of my resources and time unselfishly to equip others for great things.
Although instruction, affirmation and love. KB: My guiltiest pleasure doesn’t come from a dark secret. In Theaters: Sep 30, 2011 Wide
This is the very blueprint from which I base my marriage, relationship, and integrity.
KW: What is your guiltiest pleasure?
As I began to mature, I was recognized for many achievements like sports, academics and physical fitness.
However, I have a wonderful wife who prepares healthy and delicious meals for our family.
“I would encourage my Commander-in-Chief to follow the Lord with all of his heart and soul and with all of his strength, and to love his neighbor as himself.”, NOTE: Against all statistical odds, one million people turned out to watch “Courageous” during its opening weekend (Sept. 30 – Oct. 2). “Since prayer is the foundation of the ministry-at-large and at Sherwood Pictures, we spend a great amount of time in prayer before we even enter into production,” Ken responded.
(link here). Caleb reluctantly agrees, though he decides not to tell Catherine.
However, through the assistance of a mentor, William Barrett, Nathan was able to learn what it means to be a man. and integrity. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account.
She Raising their children?
This is not the KB: I love doing what I am doing because it has eternal purpose. Fourth-Worst 3,000+ Debut Ever: Box Office, Box Office: September 30-October 2, 2011: Dolphin Tale, Christian Movie Courageous Solid, 50/50 Disappoints: Box Office, ‘Dolphin Tale’ Swims to the Top of the Weekend Box Office, Exclusive: Alex Kendrick and Ken Bevel Talk Courageous, Weekly Film Music Roundup (September 30, 2011), Weekend at the Movies: '50/50,' 'What's Your Number?' We should be willing to ask for forgiveness Although it appeared on far fewer screens than other films, it received a post-screen average of $7,752 per screen which was almost double that of other movies. Just time spent No. I truly have a virtuous woman that exponentially adds to my life and I am grateful to be married to her. really enjoy spending time with my children!
he believed there was more to being a father and was willing to seek after
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KW: The Columbus Short question: Are you happy? He has changed my life and given me a renewed mind to follow Him. As fathers and parents, each of us has
Recently, twenty-five people who had seen “Courageous” on a Friday (October 7) attended the following Sunday service. greatest commodity, love. “I hadn’t prayed for a while and I hadn’t attended church for a long time.
KB:I love doing what I am doing because it has eternal purpose. Everyone has a unique path for their lives.
KW: If you could have one wish instantly granted, what would that be for? Ken Bevel is a graduate of the University of Memphis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology, and a graduate of the Naval Postgraduate School with a Master of Business Administration degree in Logistics Management.
Also, his work performance greatly improved. are straying from the path of true fatherhood and settling for good instead Excitement had been building since November 2009 when the movie making team of Alex Kendrick and Stephen Kendrick from Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia, had announced they were involved in the development of a fourth film.
When I learned of how pride’s damaging effects destroyed relationships and lives, I asked for forgiveness and began putting the needs of others before my own. KW: What advice do you have for anyone who wants to follow in your KB:There are two things that drew my interest to the movie Courageous.
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KW: The Flex Alexander question: How do you get through the tough times? KB:Don't try to follow in my footsteps. Approximately two weeks after this experience, a woman employed by the U.S. Marine Corps as a “monitor” (someone who helps transfer soldiers to other bases) arrived in Camp Lejeune in South Carolina where Bevel was stationed. myself.
Our children still need us for encouragement, instruction and for the greatest commodity, love.