Grace is subsequently brought before the School Board, who inform her that legal action will be taken against her as she has violated the. Meanwhile Brooke stands in solidarity with her friends against Kinney. As Grace lectures on and , Brooke asks whether their peaceful teachings relate to the biblical account of the. The School Board brings Grace's case before a judge in , hoping to secure her termination and strip her of her teaching license unless she issues an apology, which Grace refuses to do. The mature themes and slower pace make it best for teens to adults, mostly because little ones might be bored by all the dialogue. Brooke is allowed as a witness.
A heartbroken Martin goes to the church, where he finds Brooke. With almost no one in his corner, Josh wonders if he can really fight for what he believes. Using a tactic to position Grace as a hostile witness, Endler gets the judge to inform the jury not to let their bias or prejudices interfere with their verdict. The jury ultimately finds in favor of Grace, who rejoices along with Brooke and Endler as Kane stands humiliated. Martin visits David in the hospital with his friend Jude, and announces that he feels his call is as a pastor in China. It was the final film role for , who died in November 2015. Later, Brooke sets up a protest to support Grace.
Kane builds a strong case against Grace by bringing forward witnesses such as Kinney and Brooke's parents, prompting Endler to rethink their defense. I had a chance to interview the two stars and they both revealed how their roles helped them to better understand their own faith and the importance of knowing what you believe and why. Kane is able to trick her into admitting that it was Grace and not Brooke who initiated their first conversation about Jesus. In this Christian drama, a school teacher is suspended after mentioning Jesus in her class room, and she is forced to stand trial in order to save her career. It is a to the 2014 film , and focuses on a high school teacher facing a court case that could end her career, after having answered a student's question about. Yip disowns him, then leaves. Endler responds by stating that Grace was simply doing her job, and that the law separating church and state was written by in an effort to protect the church, not persecute it.
Yip angrily rebukes Martin for following God despite the family's sacrifices. Martin is surprised to find his father in his college dorm. Jesse plays a young lawyer full of doubts about his client but as the trial progresses, Tom learns to respect and understand what their courtroom battle really represents. A sequel, entitled , was released in March 2018. A billboard for the film was prevented from being displayed at the in.
His opening argument suggests that the society of the United States will crumble should Grace fail to be found guilty. Christian apologists and authors and appear as trial witnesses. Grace's case draws the attention of Tom Endler, a defense attorney who is willing to aid her despite being an unbeliever himself. She reprimands Grace, saying that the teacher's faith clouded her judgment. Archived from on March 1, 2017.
As Grace becomes more and more discouraged, Brooke and her friends sing her a song in an attempt to build up her spirits. It was confirmed that White's character from the first two films would return, and that the post-credits scene in God's Not Dead 2 would hint at the plot of the next film. After speaking to his friend Josh, Martin Yip, a college student, visits Pastor David Hill David A. They talk about God, and Martin eventually brings Brooke to God. The ensuing epic court case could expel God from the classroom—and the public square—once and for all! Description God's Not Dead — College freshman and devout Christian, Josh Wheaton Shane Harper , finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class by the dogmatic and argumentative Professor Radisson Kevin Sorbo. Amy ponders this, and later makes her blog a diary about her adventures with God. God's Not Dead 2 was released on April 1, 2016.
I know this is basically self promotion but at the same time you've got to get yourself out there somehow. Both the band The and former Arkansas Governor have cameos. In a post-credits scene, a fully recovered David is arrested by the police for failing to turn in his sermons to the government, shown earlier in the film. White to ask him several questions about God. The film will educate, entertain, and inspire moviegoers to explore what they really believe about God, igniting important conversations and life-changing decisions. Ernie Hudson and Robin Givens also star. Amy encourages Brooke to follow her heart, despite what others are making her do.
Grace responds in the affirmative, and relates parts of scripture to his teachings. It has many flaws mostly in how messy the script is with about 4 subplots. Melissa is perfectly cast as Grace - a single teacher who loves her job, her students and takes a stand for what she believes in. The movie also hates on nearly everyone but Christians. Although its story in unrelated, this sequel resembles its predecessor in that it tells a story about Christians being persecuted by non-believers.
Josh offers a nervous refusal, provoking an irate reaction from his smug professor. The plot is so messy though, characters mostly bad except for the teacher and the lawyer, also the script tries to overdramatize everything, and even though there's a small amount of good chemistry and a good idea somewhere in this film it never shines. Involved in little more than her studies, Brooke notices Grace's hope-filled attitude, and asks where Grace finds her optimism. I elaborate more on this movie in my Video Movie Review on my Youtube Channel here's a link if you want too or are willing to check it out. Former left-wing blogger Amy Ryan goes to the hospital and finds out that her cancer has miraculously vanished. Everyone else will be left wondering why its fans seem to be suffering from such a.
One student immediately texts his parents about the class, and the ensuing backlash draws the ire of Principal Kinney. Kane is floored to learn that Wallace was formerly an atheist who was converted to Christianity. I picked this cause everyone fights over these types of films and I just wanted to watch it as a normal film. Radisson begins class by informing students that they will need to disavow, in writing, the existence of God on that first day, or face a failing grade. She talks to Michael Tait of the , who encourages her, stating that with faith, prayers can be answered. Jude and Martin watch as David is taken away. The defense is dealt another blow when their key juror, David, becomes ill.