Penna Dexter is the guest-host of today’s show. After a biblical perspective on today’s news, she welcomes author Amy Carney. They will discuss how COVID prompted parents to get involved in the public schools.
In the second hour, Penna’s guests are Sam and Kevin Sorbo. First Kevin’s wife, Sam Sorbo talks about the new film: “Miracle in East Texas.” and about homeschooling. Then Kevin brings us his perspective on the film that he directed and co-produced and stars in with Sam.
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After high school in Pittsburgh, PA, Sam studied biomedical engineering at Duke University before pursuing a career in modeling which allowed her to travel and become fluent in five languages. She moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting, landing roles in several films including BONEFIRE OF THE VANITIES and TWENTY BUCKS and television programs including “Chicago Hope,” and “Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.” It was on the set of “Hercules” she met Kevin Sorbo. They married and moved to New Zealand. Her more recent film roles include HOPE BRIDGE, JUST LET GO, and LET THERE BE LIGHT which she co-wrote. She produces documentaries like SYSTEMATIC DECEPTION and IRRELIGIOUS NATION. Sam is also the author of several books including They’re YOUR Kids: An Inspirational Journey from Self-Doubter to Home School Advocate and Teach from Love that encourages families to talk about faith and instill virtue in their children. She and Kevin have co-authored True Faith: Embracing Adversity to Live in God’s Light, and Share the Light. A nationally recognized homeschooling expert, Sam is the nationally syndicated host of The Sam Sorbo Show and speaks publicly around the country. She and Kevin have three children that they home schooled.
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Kevin’s mother worked as a nurse and his father taught junior high school. In college, Kevin had a double major in business and acting. He paid his college tuition by modeling and acting in commercials. After three years in Europe, Kevin moved to Los Angeles in the late 80’s to pursue acting full time. He made appearances on “Cheers,” “Murder She Wrote,” and “The Commish” and landed the lead in two TV pilots. He received international stardom when he booked the lead role in “Hercules, the Legendary Journeys.” While filming Hercules in 1996, he met Sam Jenkins and they married in 1998. Following that success, Kevin secured the lead role as Captain Dylan Hunt in “Andromeda” and several independent films including WHAT IF, SOUL SURFER, and GOD’S NOT DEAD one of the most profitable faith films to date. He also directed, acted in, and produced LET THERE BE LIGHT which was ranked number 4 out of the top 10 family movies of that year. He has produced and narrated several documentaries including AGAINST THE TIDE, BEFORE THE WRATH, which was No. 1 on Amazon for five months, PATTERNS OF EVIDENCE: EXODUS, and EATING WITH THE ENEMY. He and Sam co-authored two books: True Strength and True Faith. He also co-stars in the upcoming film REAGAN with Dennis Quaid.
Miracle in East Texas Trailer and Tickets
MIRACLE IN EAST TEXAS is inspired by a true story and centers around two con-men during the Great Depression who convince lonely widows to invest in their worthless oil wells. When their scheme is exposed, the unthinkable happens! The movie was filmed in and around the beauty of Alberta and Calgary Canada.