Guest: BRIAN BIRD – (SCREENWRITER)
Brian Bird has written and produced in Hollywood for more than three decades. In 2005, he partnered with Michael Landon, Jr., to form Believe Pictures, producing titles such as THE LAST SIN EATER, SAVING SARAH CAIN and JAKE’S RUN. He also is well-known as executive producer of the Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart.
Brian wrote the screenplay for NOT EASILY BROKEN (2009) and television pilots for NBC and Showtime. He previously served as co-executive producer and writer on the final four seasons of the long-running series Touched by An Angel. His script for Sony’s Call Me Claus, starring Whoopi Goldberg, was the highest-rated cable TV film of 2002. His many credits in film, TV series production and writing include more than 250 episodes of Touched by an Angel, Evening Shade, Step by Step, and The Family Man.
About the Movie The Case for Christ and Lee Strobel:
Atheist-turned-Christian Lee Strobel is the former award-winning legal editor of The Chicago Tribune and best-selling author of more than 20 books. His classic, The Case for Christ, details his conversion to Christianity. His recent release, The Case for Grace, won the 2016 Nonfiction Book of the Year from the EPCA. For the last 25 years, his life’s work has been to share the evidence that supports the truth and claims of Christianity and to equip believers to share their faith with the people they know and love.
Strobel earned his Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri and his Master of Studies in Law at Yale Law School. A journalist for 14 years at The Chicago Tribune and other newspapers, he won Illinois’ highest honor for public service journalism from United Press International.