Priscilla Shirer is an American Bible teacher, author, and Christian media personality who has long been a force in the gospel industry. Shirer is also an actress, whose resume includes movies like “War Room” and “I Can Only Imagine”.
As for her education, Shirer holds a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies from Dallas Theological Seminary. She and her husband Jerry Shirer founded Going Beyond Ministries. The ministry hosts AWAKEN, a local outreach that encourages and assists women all over the world.
Through books, Bible study resources, and movies such as “War Room” and “Overcomer”, she has helped to empower Christians. Take a look at some of the movies featuring Priscilla Shirer, and how you can watch them on Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, and elsewhere.
“War Room” (2015) is a Christian drama directed by Alex Kendrick and produced by the Kendrick Brothers and TriStar Pictures. The award-winning movie emphasizes the role of prayer to believers. Priscilla Shirer plays the role of mother and wife Elizabeth Jordan. Elizabeth struggles to keep her family together and resorts to fighting a spiritual war on behalf of her family.
Watch “War Room” on Amazon Prime Video
I Can Only Imagine
Directed by the Erwin Brothers, “I Can Only Imagine” is a Christian movie based on the true life story of Bart Milliard. Milliard is the lead singer of the Christian music group MercyMe. The 2018 film tells the story of the abusive and complicated relationship Bart Milliard had with his father. Priscilla Shirer plays the role of Mrs. Fincher, the high school teacher who discovered and encouraged Milliard to become a singer.
This is another great Christian movie starring Priscilla Shirer and directed by Alex Kendrick. “Overcomer” is an inspirational movie where Shirer plays the role of the school principal, Olivia Brooks. Brooks is a woman who believes in compassion, forgiveness and prayer. “Overcomer,” released in 2019, is a great movie that teaches the concepts of hope and faith.