A few thoughts about popular movies

The Blind SideI know, we’re supposed to pretend that movies have no influence on us, or our children. That way we can be cool and go with the popular drift of culture and prove that not all Christians are uptight and moralistic.

But as a father who raised two wonderful and now grown daughters (30 and 28), here is why I wouldn’t have wanted them to see the Twilight movies as impressionable teenagers:
www.wired.com/underwire/2009/11/twilight-lessons-girls-learn/

On the other hand, Nanci and I really enjoyed "Blind Side." A recent World Magazine article quoted Sandra Bullock as saying of the Christian family the movie’s about, “I now have faith in those who say they represent a faith....I’ve finally met people that walk the walk."

Randy Alcorn, founder of EPM

Randy Alcorn (@randyalcorn) is the author of over fifty books and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries

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