Posts Tagged ‘Love’

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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Clips and Lessons – “No Greater Love” and Harry Potter

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In our culture, love has become an easy and sentimental thing. Yet, true love — the love of God revealed in Jesus Christ — is willing to sacrifice all for the sake of another. In this lesson for middle or high school youth, you can lead a discussion of love and sacrifice as illustrated in a scene from Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (2001). Discussion questions are included, in dialogue with a biblical text (John 15).

 

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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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Faith Review – An Unfinished Life

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Seminary student Star Crawford provides this review of An Unfinished Life where grace and forgiveness and acceptance are found in the midst of brokenness and dysfunction.  Click on the QRcode or scan it to open the review.

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Madea’s Family Reunion (2006)

Union Presbyterian Seminary alumna Kelly Hames suggests that this movie “could be used to illustrate and explore the idea of selfdignity
and how that could impact not just individual self-esteem but
a culture or community as well.”

Click on the image to read her complete review.