Facing the Giants is an American film about a high school coach Grant Taylor. Grant Taylor is not a star nor is he a successful coach. He and his team are having an average season, but in the eyes of his superiors average is not enough. The school wants to win games and Taylor's job is in question. However, the possibility of losing his job is not the only problem that Grant is having - he is also having problems in his marriage.
Grant Taylor, a married man and a coach is having problems with his wife when he discovers they are unable to have children and he is maybe the reason why. His wife Brooke is thinking of walking away as they battle the possibility of never being parents. Also, the every day events of life is taking a toll on Grant, such as when his car breaks down.
His team the Shiloh Eagles are willing to trust their coach and give him a chance, and Grant decides that he is going to try a different technique not only as a coach but also as a husband and place his trust in God. Grant encourages his players to believe and trust in God and to give their all. The team believes in Grant and tries their very best.
The team believes and under Grant's leadership their losing streak finally comes to an end and the Shiloh Eagles only lose one game and they are given an opportunity to play in the state championship. Grant again tells his team trust in God and all things are possible, and Grant leads his team to win the state championship.
Also Grant saves his marriage with his new motto of trusting in God. He and Brooke's prayers are answered when they have children. Grant saved his job, his marriage, and himself with trusting in God.