Based on an episode of the public radio series This American Life, which centers on Bishop Carlton Pearson, a rising star among evangelicals until he was ostracized by his own church and declared a heretic after he started preaching that there is no Hell.
Believer. Preacher. Heretic.
Did You Know?
Robert Redford was originally attached to portray Carlton Pearson's mentor, famed evangelist, Oral Roberts. During pre-production, he had to leave the film to take another, allowing Martin Sheen to play Oral Roberts. See more
Things are going okay, you skate by. When they're not, the sky falls in.
Old Songs Medley: Hold onto God's Unchanging Hand/I'm a Soldier/He's the Great Consolator/I Get Joy When I Think About It/By & By/All the Way/Yes, Lord/Just Another Day/I Feel Like Going On
Written by Kenny Gamble
and Cecil D. Womack
(as Cecil Womack)
Performed by Carlton Pearson
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)
Courtesy of Word Entertainment
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing See more