Today, May 4th, is the release of the movie "The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry". It was in limited release in the theaters and Rita Kirkland and I had a chance to see it. It is a MUST BUY for all church libraries. It is a beautiful story of an older man mentoring young boys in his town and the influence that he has on their lives, as well as the influence they have on him. LifeWay is carrying it and I plan to buy it today.

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  • I saw it in the theater also and LOVED IT. What a special message it has, and I cannot wait to get it in our church library. I kept the poster that was in the church during the time it was showing in the theater so I can pull it out for promoting the DVD in the library.
    Carolyn Walker
  • Thanks, Pam, for making us aware of this new release!

    012997: The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry, DVD The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry, DVD
    By Christiano Film Group

    Best buddies Dustin (Jansen Panettiere), Albert (Frankie Ryan Manriquez), and Mark (Allen Isaacson) are twelve year old boys looking forward to a summer of fun in 1970. When Dustin mows the lawn of seventy-five year old Jonathan Sperry (Gavin MacLeod), a man he has seen at church, a unique friendship develops. What happens the rest of this summer is something Dustin and his friends will never forget! Dove approved. Rated PG. Approx. 96 minutes.

    Special Features:
    • Behind the Secrets
    • Rich Christiano-Gavin Macleod Commentary
    • The Houses of Jonathan Sperry
    • Interview with the Composer
    • Special Message from the Director
    • Spanish Translation
    • Trailers and Promos
    • Closed Captions
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