CS#7: Tom Allen Talks About Champions Of Faith Baseball Edition

Tom Allen, executive producer and director of Champions of Faith: Baseball, is co-founder, editor-in-chief and president of Catholic Exchange, a leading Catholic media organization. He has founded and managed other media organizations including American Family Media, Catholic Outreach and Kolbe Communications LLC, which provided distribution expense financing for The Passion of The Christ. He also served in key produc­ing and editorial roles in the start-ups of Relevant Radio and MovieMaker Magazine. Tom has co-published and/or co-authored a number of bestselling books including A Guide to Narnia, The DaVinci Deception and the million-selling A Guide to the Passion: 100 Questions About The Passion of The Christ. He works closely with leading political, entertainment, sports, business and church figures to try to positively impact the culture through the advancement of purpose-driven causes, products and programs. He received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Notre Dame in 1984 and a certificate in Film Production from New York University in 1992.

In our interview, Tom talks about how Champions of Faith Baseball Edition was concieved and produced and how they were able to get such moving stories from so many big name catholic baseball players.  Tom also discusses his future projects and much more. 

Book Discussed in this podcast:

Champions of Faith DVD – Baseball Edition

Thank you to Our Sunday Visitor for this week’s intro.

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Thank you to Sarah Bauer for providing the theme music Cause to Laugh off her album Lead Me Home.

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3 Responses to CS#7: Tom Allen Talks About Champions Of Faith Baseball Edition

  1. Claire Sokoloski says:

    Hello I am so happy to here about this movie I have always said where is our Catholic famous people. You always here about the christian(noncatholic) people. I am so excited, I am going to by a few of these movies, to give away for christmas. Is there a place that I can purchase this movie in Canada. And I would love to see a hockey movie. ( well I am Canadian, you know the hockey thing.) Thank you so much I will pray for your future endevors.

    Claire

  2. patrick Donatelli says:

    Would like to speak to Tom Allen concerning my Father Augie Donatelli national league Umpire, # 727526 6892.

  3. Greg Herbst says:

    I need Tom to call me at the Volcanoes baseball team. I have a great idea for another movie. I never heard of this before it is awesome. Tom, Please contact me.
    Hope to see you here.

    Thanks,

    Greg

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