Many people who typically don’t like Christian movies have enjoyed The Resurrection of Gavin Stone because of its humor, believes director Dallas Jenkins. “Our movies are usually message-driven as opposed to story-driven, which isn’t always a bad thing,” he says. The film is the story of a former child actor sentenced to community service at a church. “I think the humor in this film really stood out… [it] takes the sting out of it a little bit, makes it feel a little bit less propaganda, and so I think people just have responded to that.”

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