Upcoming Film Unplanned Exposes Truth of Abortion, Offers Healing

I'm now more pro-life than ever, after watching this movie

Unplanned is one of the most eye-opening movies addressing the realities of abortion from former top Planned Parenthood clinic director Abby Johnson. Get the facts, find healing, become a pro-life advocate!

I’ve been a pro life advocate for over two decades, but nothing prepared me for what I saw this past Saturday night at a private screening of the upcoming, life-altering movie Unplanned. Starring Ashley Bratcher, who reenacts Abby Johnson’s story to a ‘T,’ this moving film shares about the eye-opening journey of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic director in history, who went from her “my body, my choice” mindset, partaking in over 22,000 abortions, to one of the top anti-abortion advocates in the country. Set to release March 29th, this motion picture includes a hard-to-watch but much needed opening scene. In the first five minutes of the movie, there was a short sequence showing a baby being aborted from a young mother’s womb. This was one of the hardest, most grueling clips I have ever experienced in my life and as a CSULA film graduate, I have watched a lot of films. I bawled for several minutes. My eyes were opened.

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How to be a Godly Example in Your Child’s Life

Excellent fathering tips from the Benham Brothers

The Benham Brothers’ new book, Miracle in Shreveport, gives fathers the tools they need to be a Godly example in their home and how to equip their children to pursue their dreams, with Christ as the center.

Have you ever wondered how much you impact others? I often find myself wondering this very thing. If I am living for Christ, does anyone really notice? Will anyone really care if I am not filled with joy today?

Believe it or not, someone is always watching us. There is always someone we can impact. Now whether that impact is positive or negative is totally up to you. If you are blessed with children, they are some of the first people that will pick up on your actions. My mom would always joke around, “Why do you follow my mistakes? Make your own!” While this may seem silly, it could not be more true. Children watch their parents and they emulate what they see.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About the Movies They Watch

Ted Baehr's new book Reel-to-Real is an excellent resource for families

Your kids pop on a movie and you finally have two hours of peace and quiet. However, don’t miss out on these meaningful character-building conversations you could have with your children by doing a quick, easy follow-up movies devotion from Ted Baehr’s new book Reel to Real.

This generation doesn’t read; they watch movies. Does that scare you? It shouldn’t. Yes, there are some pretty horrific films out there that hit the box office that should never been seen by a child (or adult for that matter). But luckily, there are still quite a few good flicks to see with your kids.

Ted Baehr grew up in the entertainment industry as a “broadway brat.” He now runs MovieGuide.org and is the author of the newly released book Reel to Real: 45 Movie Devotions for Families. When he started his organization, only 1% of movies had positive Christian content. Now up to 62% of movies have a Christian component, and of the top ten movies last year, 80% of them contained positive Christian attributes. That’s great news!

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How to Talk About Tragic News Events With Your Kids

What to say and what not to say

What should you say and do when your kids hear about tragic news like school shootings or kidnappings in the media? How do you work through their fears, comfort and reassure them? Here’s how.

Being a parent is the best job in the world, but it is also the most difficult one. The highs are high, and the lows are low. Parenting is certainly not a task for the faint-hearted. The good news is that our children’s futures are never left up to chance. We know that our children are in God’s hands, and this gives us hope beyond measure.

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Attend the PULSE Movement Sweeping Across the States!

Equipping Parents and Teens on how to boldly share Christ with others

Want to know more about Jesus or deepen your faith? Don’t miss the Pulse Movement coming to the Twin Cities, May 18th at the U.S. Bank Stadium and again in Dallas, Texas at the Texas Motor Speedway on Oct 20-21, 2018. Every event is free and geared towards equipping teens and parents on how to share their faith with others.

This past February, U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN was packed to the brim with football fans eager to see the the New England Patriots duke it out against the Philadelphia Eagles for Super Bowl 52. Come May 18, this same space will yet again be packed for another event, one just as exciting and even more uplifting and important than the Super Bowl: a “night of music and a message of hope” aimed to change lives by bringing young people closer to Jesus!

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