SUMMARY: In this episode, Brian interview Alex and Stephen Kendrick, the filmmakers of the new film War Room, opening in theaters August 28. Alex and Stephen discuss their study of the power of prayer and how it informed the production of their latest film. They also relate some strategies for prayer and prayer ministry for individuals, small groups, and churches.
Brian and Rick also discuss the variety of Lifeway curriculum and resources available for small groups to study in conjunction with the film. Visit lifeway.com/warroom or warroommovieresources.com for more information.
The Groups Matter Podcast is a weekly show designed to resource, train, and encourage small group leaders. Each episode considers current trends and resources as well as timeless truths and methods of discipleship. It is hosted by Brian Daniel, a Bible study expert from the Lifeway Groups Ministry Team, and Rick Howerton, the discipleship and small group specialist at Lifeway and author ofStephen Kendrick is a speaker, film producer, and author with a ministry passion for prayer and discipleship. He is a co-writer and producer of the movies War Room, Courageous, Facing the Giants, and Fireproof and co-writer of the New York Times best sellers The Resolution for Men and The Love Dare. Stephen is an ordained minister and speaks at conferences and men’s events. He attended seminary and received a communications degree from Kennesaw State University, and he now serves on the board of the Fatherhood CoMission. Stephen and his wife, Jill, live in Albany, Georgia, with their six children, where they are active members of Sherwood Church.