The bestselling Christian novella “The Christmas Shoes” (St. Martins Press and Integrity Publisher) (based on NewSong’s same-titled hit song) has been adapted for a CBS TV movie to air this Christmas as a “Movie of the Week.” Members of NewSong filmed cameo appearances in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The movie includes such stars as Rob Lowe (“The West Wing”) and Kimberly Williams (“Father of the Bride”).
“The Christmas Shoes” is the story of a young boy whose mother is dying. He is determined to give her some new Christmas shoes. Through an encounter on Christmas eve, he changes the course of a man’s life forever. The movie was produced by Craig Anderson and Beth Grossbard Productions. Various American churches will also be performing a musical play adaptation of the novella during the 2002 Christmas season.