San Diego welcomed former Chargers star LaDainian “LT” Tomlinson back to his city on Monday, August 27th, to honor him with a special event: LT’S San Diego Homecoming Celebration. The homecoming is a celebration of LT’s Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction, his ongoing commitment to his fans, his continued philanthropic outreach as an Ambassador for DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and his first movie role as Pastor Williams in God Bless the Broken Road, hitting theaters nationwide on September 7th.
God Bless the Broken Roadtells the inspirational story of a young mother who loses her husband in Afghanistan and struggles to raise their young daughter in his absence. The film focuses on the importance of family, friends, and faith, while paying tribute to those who serve in the United States Military. Directed by Harold Cronk(God’s Not Dead, God’s Not Dead 2), the film stars Lindsay Pulsipher(True Blood, The Hatfields & Mccoys),Andrew W. Walker(Date with Love, Steel Toes), Jordin Sparks(Sparkle, Left Behind), LaDainian “LT” Tomlinson (NFL Pro Football Hall of Fame, NFL Network Analyst), Makenzie Moss(Steve Jobs), Kim Delaney(Army Wives, NYPD Blue) and Robin Givens (Riverdale). GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD will open in theaters nationwide September 7, 2018.
Tomlinson was a running back in the NFL for eleven seasons. He spent nine of his eleven seasons with the San Diego Chargers. He was invited to five Pro Bowls and was an All-Pro six times. In 2017, Tomlinson was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. It was his first year of eligibility. He was also inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Tomlinson now serves as an analyst on the NFL Network.
In partnership with DAV, fans can also help #BlessAVet with a dinner and a ticket to see God Bless the Broken Road. Supporters can contribute $25, which will give a veteran a $25 restaurant.com gift card and a ticket to go see God Bless the Broken Roadin theaters this September. Supporters will also receive their own $25 gift card from restaurant.com as a thank you. Visit www.blessavet.com to bless a vet today.
GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD will open in theaters nationwide September 7, 2018. For more information, click here.
“Blessed are the poor in spirit,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
4 Blessed are those who mourn,
for they will be comforted.
5 Blessed are the meek,
for they will inherit the earth.
6 Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness,
for they will be filled.
7 Blessed are the merciful,
for they will be shown mercy.
8 Blessed are the pure in heart,
for they will see God.
9 Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they will be called children of God.
10 Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness,
for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Bless a vet. It could be a gift certificate to a meal, a bag of groceries, or inviting a family over for a home-cooked meal, pray and ask God to show you how you can bless a vet. Some churches have military ministries. Ask them if they have ways that you can volunteer or if they have any upcoming projects. Often, they will put together care packages or have ongoing efforts serving the vets in the community.
Pray for our troops. Pray that God would guide and direct their footsteps. That He would give them wisdom as they need to make decisions. That God would protect them as they protect and serve us. Pray for those that are believers that they could be a witness and share their faith with others. Pray for those that do not know Christ, that their hearts would be open to the Gospel and that they would be open to a relationship with Christ. Pray for the families of those that are deployed, that God would provide support for them as their loved ones are away.
Have a movie night. Invite your small group, a group of friends or your gather a group from church and go see Bless the Broken Road. After the movie, grab coffee or a meal together and share what impacted you from the movie. If someone in the group has served in the military, ask them to share their testimony. It will help the group get to know one another better and give everyone a different perspective of those that serve our country.