Apr 18, 2019
This week you'll have the
opportunity to go see Breakthrough. It's the real life story of
John Smith who fell into a frozen lake and was submerged for 15
minutes. After countless tries to start his heart, John died on the
operating table, but everything changed when his mom walked in the
Breakthrough is the true story
of a modern day miracle. I am so excited to talk with Devon
Franklin who produced the movie. Devon is a film & TV producer,
best-selling author, preacher, and spiritual success coach. You may
have seen some of his other movies like Miracles from Heaven or Heaven Is for Real.
Jason Noble is the real life
Pastor of John Smith and is played by Topher Grace in the movie.
Jason shares his first hand account of the miracle he witnessed and
was a part of. We also talk about the movie, miracles, God, faith,
and trials of being a pastor. I also get to ask a few questions
about what went on behind the scenes.
- [03:37] Melissa got to see a
preview of breakthrough, and it was so beautiful and powerful, and
it was such a relief that she didn't have to ask her kids to leave
- [05:57] One of the things that
Devon is curious about is how Breakthrough full affect youth since
the main character John Smith is a teenager.
- [06:38] If we stop and look
around, we will see breakthroughs happening in our lives right
- [07:30] A breakthrough is the
moving of an obstacle to let progress can resume.
- [08:27] Devon also made
Miracles from Heaven and Heaven
Is for Real. These
movies find him.
- [09:44] Making the films is
easy, it's the marketing and promotion that is hard.
- [11:44] Breakthrough is a true
story with a message within the story.
- [13:44] Devon answers the three
- [18:41] Jason loves Topher
Grace although he always though he would be played by Matt Damon in
- [20:51] Joyce Smith and Jason
never had any problems in real life.
- [22:37] A sub part of the story
is really a love letter to Pastors.
- [23:13] Jason knew John would
come out of the coma and heal. God was calling him to stay with
- [25:09] Jason saw angels in the
room, and he knew that John would walk out of there.
- [28:27] Part of positioning
yourself for a miracle is not giving up.
- [29:15] When God takes a loved
one home, we have to trust him with that and be okay with
- [29:51] We have to pray
believing that God is going to show up and be okay with the
- [32:00] Jason and the Smiths
are family now, they will be close for the rest of their lives. God
has put them together for a lifetime.
- [32:58] Take a friend or
someone to the movie with you!
- [33:35] Jason answers the three
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