Most Difficult Week of His Life

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.” Isaiah 41:10

Facing Darkness, A True Story of Faith: Saving Dr. Brantly from Ebola in Africa

Franklin Graham wrote a letter to senior pastors concerning what he called “the most difficult week in my life.” It was the week he got the call that one of the Samaritan’s Purse doctors serving in Liberia had contracted the deadly Ebola virus.  Franklin Graham didn’t know if they would get Dr. Kent Brantly home or if he would survive. But God worked miracles.

A powerful new movie titled “Facing Darkness” (movie trailer) describes the incredible true story of faith, determination, and prayer as God saved the life of Dr. Kent Brantly and also the life of team member missionary, Nancy Writebol. “Facing Darkness” will be shown in theaters ONE NIGHT ONLY, Thursday, March 30th. San Antonio theaters scheduled to show “Facing Darkness” include Cielo Vista 18, Cinemark McCreless Market, Embassy 14, Huebner Oaks Stadium 14, Northwoods Stadium 14, Palladium Imax, Regal Live Oak Stadium 18 and Santiko Rialto.

“The film was shot in Liberia and the U.S. where the events took place. The story is set to highlight the lives of true life heroes who risked their lives in an effort to stop one of the deadliest epidemics this century. Ebola infected more than 28,000 people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, and 11,000 lives succumbed to the disease.

“Samaritan’s Purse workers were holding the last line of defense in a crisis the world was largely ignoring,” Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the relief organization, said in a statement shared with The Christian Post. “Hundreds were dying and it was only growing worse. When the disease struck Dr. Kent Brantly and hygienist Nancy Writebol, we knew we had to get them home for treatment. It was their only chance, yet it was something no one had ever done.

Jeannie Law, Christian Post, September 24, 2016

Tickets can be purchased online at or at the theater. Invite a friend to attend with you. Franklin Graham shares the Gospel at the end of the film so this is a wonderful opportunity for the lost to hear the message of salvation through Jesus Christ.