• Thomas Bonifield

"God's Not Dead" Star Antonio Sabato Jr. Calls on Believers to Rely on Christ in Difficulties

The Italian-born actor plays a lead role in the soon-to-be released fourth installment of the faith-based franchise.

Antonio Sabato Jr. (middle), Francesca Battistelli and David A.R. White in a scene from "God's Not Dead: We the People."
Antonio Sabato Jr. (middle), Francesca Battistelli and David A.R. White in a scene from "God's Not Dead: We the People." Image: Pinnacle Peak Pictures.

God's Not Dead: We the People hit's screens next month and Antonio Sabato Jr. plays a father standing up for homeschooling rights in the face of government interference. Having homeschooled his own children and run for a seat in congress in 2018, he is well-versed on the issue.


The former soap opera star (General Hospital and The Bold and The Beautiful) is also a committed Christian who sees the current threats to freedom of religion in America through the prism of his belief. He tells The Christian Post he is "not worried...because in hard times, it really comes down to faith."


Sabato Jr. adds that Believers have "always confronted evil," and he himself constantly remembers "how Jesus died for our sins" when facing such things. And with a faith he describes as both "intense" and "personal," that's where he feels all Christians need to keep the focus.

"We can't rely on the news; we can rely on people, we can’t rely on humans, we have to rely on our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, for everything!"

As to God's Not Dead: We the People, Sabato Jr. describes it as part of "such a beautiful franchise," adding that this iteration is "a positive movie for the whole family." The film, which also stars Grammy-winning Christian singer Francesca Battistelli and Christian actor David A.R. White, releases nationwide on October 4th for a three-day special engagement; you can find a theater in your area via this link.