CORE FILMS

Thousands of men’s small groups have discovered that watching real life stories of authenticity, brokenness and redemption serve as a catalyst for being real with one another about our own stories. 

The REDEEMED and TRANSFORMED series each feature 5 true life videos with an accompanying participant guide.

TRANSFORMED

PROPAGANDA

Hip-hop artist. Graffiti artist. Son of a Black Panther. One time would-be-pastor.

Jason Petty, AKA Propaganda.

A man who grew up in hispanic and white neighborhoods in LA, discovering a place to belong.

WILLIE ALFONSO

As a boy, Willie Alfonso was beaten, stabbed, and kicked out onto the streets of New York City by an abusive father, beginning an 18-year battle with drug addiction. Today, he is the chaplain of the Brooklyn Nets and a personal mentor to Mariano Rivera, the greatest relief pitcher in history. This is a story of remarkable transformation.

SAM & EMMANUEL ACHO

The Acho brothers both played in the NFL, but a string of bad luck and injuries found Emmanuel sitting the bench, and ultimately without a team. Sam, meanwhile, continued to excel. This is a story of how two brothers stay by one another’s side, even in the moments when their paths diverge.

JERRY QUIROZ

A professional soccer player, Jerry Quiroz was living the life that many men dream about, adored by fans and pursued by women. But a strong challenge from a mentor forced Jerry to choose between holding onto his career and saving his young marriage

CLINT BRUCE

Clint Bruce is a former Navy SEAL with a philosopher’s heart, and the wisdom he shares applies to anyone in any fight, whether behind enemy lines or behind a desk from 9-to-5.

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REDEEMED

MARIANO RIVERA

Mariano Rivera’s list of awards and records is so prolific that it would be foolish to even begin to list them. But Joe Torre, Hall of Fame manager of the Yankees, summed it up well: “He is greatest ever.”

KYLE OXFORD

When Kyle’s ex-wife clued him in on how she imagined the future of their relationship, it shattered the very different dreams that this Portland-based tattoo artist held for his family and future.

TOMMY GREEN

As front-man of the hardcore band Sleeping Giant, Tommy Green channels his anger into music that offers comfort and help to other kids in the hardcore scene who have nowhere else to turn.

ROBERT & SHARON IRVING

Behind the scenes of Sharon’s upbringing, her father Robert’s role as a music director for Miles Davis was both a unique blessing and a frustrating obstacle. He, like any man, left an indelible mark on his daughter with both his strengths and weaknesses.

TOM PATERSON

Iconic collaborator of the Disney brothers and the Reagan administration, Peter Drucker called Tom Paterson the “greatest process thinker in the world.” Behind the laundry list of business successes stands a man who has grappled with staggering loss and painful addiction. This is the story of a truly once-in-a-generation mind.

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