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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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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What is worship? How do we come together as a community and sing our praises to God? What is the goal of worship? Explore these questions and themes through a clip from the film, Sister Act. Numerous discussion questions and activities are included in this lesson plan targeting high school youth.
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What does it mean to “bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ”? How and in what ways shall we do it? What does it look like, sound like, feel like, taste like, and smell like to bear one another’ burdens right now? Kim Lee advances this lesson using clips from the movie Coach Carter. Click on the QRcode or scan it to open this lesson.
Union Presbyterian Seminary alumna Kelly Hames offers suggestions for using the three Lord of the Rings movies (Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King) in a discussion forum.
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