“Home Run” touches ’em all

By Tom Siebert

Home Run is a small-budget film featuring mostly unknown actors. So I wasn’t expecting Citizen Kane or The Godfather Part II. But Home Run hit home with me like no other film I have ever seen. It is the story of a pro baseball player whose alcohol-fueled destructiveness lands him in a Christ-centered, Bible-based, 12-step program called Celebrate Recovery. Home Run insightfully touches the bases of big hurts, homecoming, and healing. Two thumbs up for this edifying masterpiece and both hands held high in praise of the redemptive grace of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Home Run

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About Tom Siebert

Tom Siebert received a journalism degree from the University of Illinois and worked as a staff writer for newspapers in California, Florida, and Illinois. He reported general news, interviewed entertainment figures, and covered elected office holders––including four presidents and a pope. More significantly, Tom profiled human suffering in the form of a homeless man dying of AIDS, a college cheerleader battling Hodgkin's disease, and a senior couple living the long goodbye of Alzheimer's. He also worked as a copyeditor and proofreader for Tyndale House, a Christian publisher based in the Chicago suburbs. Tom is presently self-employed as an editor of Christian books. In addition, he serves as community relations director for Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois. And Tom is on the leadership team for the Celebrate Recovery ministry at his church, Harvest New Beginnings, in Oswego, a suburb west of Chicago. He may be contacted at tmsiebert@gmail.com or (816) 344-7815.
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