All Saints Movie - Faith, Community, Relationships

(Disclosure: As a Featured Contributor of Sony’s ALL SAINTS Influencer Program, I received the value of two movie tickets in exchange for an honest review on my blog.) Have you heard of Michael Spurlock and the Karen people? It’s a remarkable story, I was not familiar with until just a few weeks ago, when I came across a news headline on Facebook. You can read that article here. This story was the inspiration for the new faith based film All Saints, which depicts what transpired in a small town (Smyrna) in Tennessee. Michael Spurlock was a former salesman turned priest, assigned to close down All Saints church. The church was in deep financial trouble, and had a small congregation unable to keep it afloat. In his attempt to follow orders, he and his family befriend Burmese refugees in need of a church home and assistance. While under pressure from his superiors, land developers and a somewhat doubtful congregation, he hears a calling from the Lord, instructing him to use the land and the people to save the church. By faith, and with the help of Ye Win (a refugee who serves as translator and spokesman for the Karen), Spurlock, the AllREAD MORE