Posts Tagged ‘Ethics / ethical decisions’

Clips and Lessons – The Least of These: Using Clips from Radio

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How do we reach “the least of these” — those who are poor and dispossessed, broken and weary, confused and depressed? What does it look like when we reach outside of our own private worlds and enter the world of another — perhaps a darker world than we are accustomed to? In this lesson designed for youth groups, the class leader will facilitate discussion and activities around this theme, using clips from the film, Radio.

 

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Clips and Lessons – Living Into the Fullness of Life and The Bucket List

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We all know that “life is short,” but do we use the time given us to live fuller and more faithful lives? How should Christians think about their “bucket list”? This lesson will help you lead your class into a discussion involving these critical questions, using a clip from the movie, The Bucket List. Click on the QRcode or scan it to open this lesson:

 

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Wall Street

Wall Street (1986)

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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Newton Cowan offers both a review of Wall Street and some suggestions for ways to engage a class in conversation.

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Blood Diamond

blood diamond

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Union Presbyterian Seminary student Lisa M. Lewis-Jenkins states that “bringing theology to bear upon this film can help us understand the the complexities of this film and responsible Chrisian ethics. “  She  suggests that comparing and contrasting the social gospel of Rauschenbusch with responsible ethics of Reinhold Niebuhr or Bonhoeffer could be useful with adult groups when using this film.


The Cider House Rules

Cider House Rules (1999)

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This week’s post features two reviews of The Cider House Rules, as well as a suggested plan for a conversation that might be part of a broader class dealing with Taboo Topics of Faith.

Click on the image to read reviews and conversation starters by Union Presbyterian Seminary students Star Crawford and Elizabeth Sigmon.