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Billy HallowellApr 9, 2021 12:00:00 AM3 min read

6 Movies That Show What It Means to Stand Up For Your Faith

There are often times when Christians must lovingly defend their faith. And as culture continues to change, people will likely need to be more engaged and prepared to share what they believe and why they believe it.

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Here's a list of faith-based movies that will show you true courage — loving models of how to defend Christianity:

God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness

God's Not Dead A Light in Darkness

"God's Not Dead: A Light in Darkness" is the first film on this powerful list of faith-based movies. Here's the synopsis: A church destroyed. A congregation silenced. A relationship shattered. Yet even in life's darkest valleys, a small flame can light the way toward healing and hope. After a deadly fire rips through St. James Church, Hadleigh University leaders use the tragedy to push the congregation off campus, forcing the church to defend its rights and bringing together estranged brothers for a reunion that opens old wounds and forces them to address the issues that pulled them apart.

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God's Not Dead 2

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Then, there's the sequel to "God's Not Dead." When a high school teacher is asked a question in class about Jesus, her response lands her in a battle of choice.

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I'm Not Ashamed

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"I'm Not Ashamed" is based on the inspiring and powerful true story and journal entries of Rachel Joy Scott, the first student killed in the Columbine high school shooting on April 20, 1999.

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Acquitted By Faith

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The next movie on our list of faith-based movies about defending faith is "Acquitted By Faith." In the movie, attorney Benjamin Stills is nearly sentenced to prison and finds faith in God after a teenage girl loses her life in an accidental car crash from texting while driving.

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Fighting overwhelming challenges, a group of teens fight to defend their privilege to worship, meet, and perform.

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Because of Garcia

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Chase Morgan would love to live up to his own name and pursue something great. It's his senior year, and he's still as insecure as ever, but Eastglenn High's newest student is about to turn that around. Grácia is a girl with charisma, intelligence and conviction, but she's not as put together as Chase and his best friend O.B. might think. A dark past gives her a unique connection with Bobbi, a misunderstood classmate who has a pushy boyfriend and disconnected father.

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Bonus Faith-Based TV Show: Sons of Thunder

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Now that we've concluded our list of faith-based films about defending Christianity, here's a TV show worth watching. In "Sons of Thunder," combat vet Simon motorcycles across the country, working odd jobs, helping those God puts in his path, and trying to atone for past sins in a biker club.

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Billy Hallowell

Billy Hallowell has been working in journalism and media for more than a decade. His writings have appeared in Deseret News, TheBlaze, Human Events, Mediaite and on, among other outlets. Hallowell has a B.A. in journalism and broadcasting from the College of Mount Saint Vincent in Riverdale, New York and an M.S. in social research from Hunter College in Manhattan, New York.