Posts Tagged ‘Faith’

Faith Review – Tender Mercies (1983)

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Mac Sledge is a former country star whose life has become empty and lonely, fighting alcoholism his whole career. Divorced from his wife and distant from his teenage daughter, Mac comes across a widow who owns a small motel. She helps him with some work and eventually they are attracted to one another, finally marrying. Through this relationship, Mac is able to get his life back together, gets baptized, starts writing again, and even tries to heal his relationship with his daughter. In this faith review, several discussion questions are available, related to themes of mercy, love, faith, relationships, and so on.

 

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Clips and Lessons – Brave

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What are the expectations in life that come from our family and our place in society? And how do we handle those expectations in the light of what God has planned for us? In this lesson for youth groups, discussion questions are based upon a clip from the 2012 film, Brave, about a young Scottish princess dealing with the pressures of fitting into a certain role in society.

 

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Faith Review – To Save a Life

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To Save a Life is the story of Jake whose friend has committed suicide. He finds hope in the message of Christ from a youth pastor, but now he must struggle with this new-found faith amidst social pressures at school and turmoil at home. In this faith review by Jeff Smith, theological themes and questions are included for group discussion.

 

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Faith Review – Letters to God (2010)

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Tyler is an eight-year-old boy with cancer who expresses his faith and hope in letters addressed to God. The letters are mailed daily and make there way to a postman with an addiction to alcohol as a way to numb the pain of his past. In this faith review by Jeff Smith, themes for discussion are highlighted — such as fear, hope, prayer, forgiveness, and redemption.

 

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Clips and Lessons – “Faith” and Blue Like Jazz

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It is difficult to understand God’s activity in our world, especially during the growth pains of high school and college. For those with a faltering faith, we can be an encouragement by the passion of our love for God. In this lesson aimed at high school youth, the leader will present a clip from Blue Like Jazz (2012) and follow with a discussion on faith and a look at scripture. Discussion questions and a group activity are included.

 

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