There’s no shortage of inspirational sports stories in today’s media. Movies where a scrappy underdog team comes up from behind to win the day are probably a dime a dozen by now. Maybe that’s why The Miracle Season aims to be something greater than your typical, feel-good sports drama. Based on true events, The Miracle Season chronicles how the West High School girls’ volleyball team came together after the tragic death of their star player, Caroline "Line" Found, and went on to become state champions. While there’s plenty of action to be seen on the court, the real drama is saved for outside the game, where players are shown grappling with hope, mourning, and doubt in the wake of loss.
For a Christian audience, The Miracle Season represents a promising mixture of spiritual development and athletic excellence. So, does this ambitious new film live up to its potential? Here are just 5 reasons Christians will enjoy The Miracle Season: