March27 , 2023

    Three Reasons We Should Support Faith-based Movies


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    Why do we enjoy movies?

    Simply stated: Movies allow us to escape.

    But it’s more than that. Movies take us places we’ve never been, experience cultures and lifestyles different from our own. They move us to tears, make us stand up and cheer— they educate, move, and inspire.

    Through a screen, movies offer us a “window” to a broader world while expanding our perspective.

    C.S. Lewis writes in An Experiment in Criticism, we “seek an enlargement of our being. We want to be more than ourselves. Each of us by nature sees the whole world from one point of view with a perspective and a selectiveness peculiar to himself. … We want to see with other eyes, to imagine with other imaginations, to feel with other hearts, as well as with our own. … We demand windows.”

    What about Faith-based Movies? 

    I’m going to be honest. I have supported Christian/faith-based movies for years even though with many of the films, I found myself cringing. Why? Most of them weren’t good. Gasp! Yes, I said it. Please don’t hate me. Frankly, I found them poorly written, produced and acted—each one wit