Posts Tagged ‘Community’

Faith Review – Moneyball (2011)

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Change is hard enough for an individual to process, and it is especially hard in a network of human relations. This is the difficult process facing a struggling baseball team in the 2011 film, Moneyball. In this faith review, discussion questions are included, paralleling the film’s portrayal of hard fought change with difficulties facing the church.

 

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Clips and Lessons – Chocolat

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In the pursuit of maintaining tranquility and order, a small French village has forgotten the priorities that the gospel imposes upon us. In this lesson for an adults class, you can guide your participants through a discussion of the risks required to challenge prevailing norms, using a clip from the film, Chocolat (2000).

 

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Clips and Lessons – The Blind Side

 

In dialogue with a clip from The Blind Side (2009), this lesson for youth groups is about going the extra mile to make sure our neighbors are taken care of. Hospitality does not start and end with inviting family over and making sure they are well taken care of. It goes further and this study will help the youth explore ways in which they can be hospitable to others.

 

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Faith Review – The Social Network (2010)

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The Social Network tells the story of the remarkable ingenuity and ambition of Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook. The narrative is set during his undergraduate years at Harvard, where strife with friends and associates marked his early path to success. In this faith review by Jeff Smith, the basic plot lines are given, highlighting some themes for theological discussion, such as friendship, competition, and greed.

 

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Faith Review – Courageous (2011)

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When a tragedy strikes close to home, four police officers struggle with their faith and their roles as husbands and fathers; together they make a decision that will change all of their lives. We have two reviews, one by Jonathan Davis and another by Inger Manchester.

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