Russell Wolfe, Producer of Christian Movie “God’s Not Dead,” Loses Battle With Lou Gerhrig’s Disease

Sadly, the Christian Examiner is reporting that Russell Wolfe, founder of Pure Flix- a Christian production company, has passed away at the age of 50 from ALS (Lou Gerhrig’s Disease).

Pure Flix was responsible for producing the hit Christian film “God’s Not Dead” that received rave reviews from Christian media and the mainstream.  Mr. Wolfe also had a starring role in this film.

It is also noted that Mr. Wolfe helped produce the sequel, “God’s Not Dead 2,” which will be released in theaters in Spring 2016.

“I was so calm in reaction to the news,” Russell explained. “I’ve been through a lot of storms in my life, and God has certainly delivered me from each one,” Wolfe explained. “So when he gave me the news, I just looked at it as an opportunity to stand in my faith, and now we’ll just see (how) God uses this for his Glory.”  Russell Wolfe when speaking to Movie Guide magazine about his diagnosis of ALS.

Let’s keep Mr. Wolfe’s friends, family, and associates in our prayers.

 

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