'The Trump Prophecy' Hitting Theaters: How God Told This Firefighter His Plan for America
- [Fireman] My job as afireman was to react calmly.
But what I saw last night,
scared me so much.
- The Trump Prophecy movie is the story
of former firefighter Mark Taylor,
who says received a specialmessage from God in 2011.
That then business man Donald Trump
was headed for the White House.
Producer Rick Eldridgesays, he wasn't sure
he wanted to do the film.
- I knew it was going to be controversial.
I knew it was not gonnabe an easy movie to make.
But I also knew that we had a nation that
really needed to hearsome messages of God's
intervention in our country.
- [Wendy] The movie relives the night
Mark Taylor received what he calls,
the commander in chief prophecy.
- I didn't know a lot about Donald Trump.
I just knew he was a verypowerful business man,
had to built this empire.
So I'm listening to him on an interview,
and all of a sudden I justheard the voice of the Lord
say you're hearing thevoice of a president.
- [Wendy] Mark went into his office,
got out a pen and paper,and started to write
what he says the Holy Spirit told him.
- He was saying thatbasically that America
was gonna prosper like never before.
Israel, and America,the ties between the two
countries would bestronger than ever before.
The dollar would be thestrongest it was ever been.
It was very detailed as faras what God was showing me.
- [Wendy] Chris Nelson, anactor and film professor
at Liberty Universityplayed the part of Taylor.
- People hear the title, and they
think it's all about Trump.
It's really about a commonman hearing from the Lord
and being given wisdom and advice from
fellow believers to pray about that.
- [Wendy] One of thosebelievers was Mary Colbert,
wife of Dr Don Colbert, who was
treating Mark for an illness.
After hearing Mark's prophecy,
she started a nationwide prayer movement
for the presidential election.
A movement that becamea key part of the movie.
- There's a mandate for us as believers
to pray for those in authority over us.
And so that's a deepermessage that we really
emphasize in the movie.
- [Wendy] The film was made with the help
of Liberty University film students.
Despite the fact thatthousands of students
signed a petition sayingthey didn't want the movie
made, Facebook also was not a fan.
And temporarily blockedall promotional ads.
Claiming the movie was too political.
But Nelson says mostpeople were just reacting
to the T word.
- They get squirmy when they hear
the words Trump and God together.
Because they think thatsomehow it's lessening
I think, who God is by evenmentioning his name with Trump.
And I think well goodness,aren't we all glad
that that's not how wefeel about ourselves.
- [Wendy] Despite the controversy,
Eldridge believes thismovie needed to be made.
- We have such a divided nation right now.
So I hope this film insome way can be maybe
a point toward healing.
- [Wendy] Wendy Griffith, CBN News.