On this episode of Walk in Faith, host Craig Syracusa sits down with actor and founder of Pure Flix films, David White. They talk about how David’s faith coincides with his career, a connection that is particularly clear in his latest film, “God’s Not Dead: A Light in the Darkness”.
David White plays Pastor Dave, leader of the congregation of St. James Church. When the church is destroyed in a deadly fire, adjoining Hadleigh University uses the tragedy to kick the congregation off campus. The escalating controversy creates a dilemma for the small church—can Christians fight for their rights and be the light for Christ at the same time? Facing a court case and his own struggle to see Christ’s light in heartbreak, Dave asks for help from Pearce, his estranged brother—a big-city lawyer and an atheist—to fight for the church’s right to exist. The family reunion opens old wounds, as the brothers wrestle with the questions that pulled them apart years ago: