Phil Cooke on the new show “The Moment” for the USA Network:
Our team at Cooke Pictures recently spent a few days in San Jose working with Grace Hill Media shooting a promo for NFL great Kurt Warner’s new show “The Moment” for the USA Network. It’s a program that gives people a second chance at achieving their dream. Whatever it was that derailed their plans, Kurt and his team will help them get a second chance at making it happen. We shot the segments at Cathedral of Faith Church in San Jose because it’s a church that’s become synonymous with giving people second chances. Their food pantry is one of the best in the Bay Area, and provides food for thousands every week. Their charter school is graduating inner city kids who end up in Ivy League colleges and universities, and they have a home makeover program to help those in financial need fix up their houses for free. They even have a remarkable “dental outreach” that does free dentistry (and serious procedures) for those who can’t afford a visit.
As our crew was shooting the USA Network segments with host Kurt Warner and Ken Foreman, pastor of Cathedral of Faith, the thought occurred to me that if every church in America did these types of ministry outreaches – at whatever level they could afford – it would change the culture’s perception of Christianity.