I don't know about anyone else but I know that my husband and I are always looking for movies that bring value into our home for our kids. It is hard to find movies that are not full of drugs, sex, violence, and horrible language. As parents we have to know what we are feeding our kids spiritually and if we are feeding them movies with worldly content then I believe that is the values they will end up with. My husband and I watch movies before we let our children watch them and we then discuss about the values and lessons that would be taught to our boys. Then if there are some questionable things we can then tackle the issue after the movie and make it a teaching moment. Recently I was able to review the new movie The WoodCarver. This movie deals with the issues of a rebelous teen who comes from a broken home. How many teenagers do we know that have a broken home? How many of them need that mentor in their lives to help them along the path of life. I encourage everyone to reach out to one teenager that you know and become there mentor. Be there for them and encourage them. In this movie the teen has to fix the damage alongside an older man who himself is withdrawn and the two of them help each other. This is a movie I am comforatable letting me children watch because it teaches a life lesson. This movie does not have any questionable material in it. It is a movie that I will be letting my youth pastor borrow to show in the youth group.
About the Movie: Matthew Stevenson is a troubled kid from a broken home. When he vandalizes the local church to get back at his parents, Matthew has to repair the damage to the church to avoid criminal charges. While working at the church, he meets Ernest (John Ratzenberger), an accomplished wood carver who created the intricate woodwork decoration the Matthew destroyed. Ernest has become somewhat of a hermit, but reluctantly comes out of reclusion to help repair the church. Now Ernest and Matthew must work together to preserve the church's beautiful antiquity, and along the way, they also manage to restore their faith in God in in life.
This is a great movie and I definately recommend everyone watch it. You can buy The WoodCarver on dvd online.
You can also win a copy of your own. I have the opportunity to share this wonderful movie with one of my readers.
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