Friday, March 16, 2012

CAPTIVATED: Finding Freedom in a Media Captivated Culture

Last night we had enjoyed watching a new movie that  just came out a few months ago entitled Captivated: Finding Freedom in a Media Captive Culture. It was a blessing to watch and SO informative. I know that it can be hard to find good quality movies to watch in your home, but this is one I highly recommend and will spark wonderful discussion with your children afterwards.  Here is a peek at the trailer:

 (Note: please turn off the music at the bottom of the page before viewing!)

The description:

Everywhere we go we are surrounded by screens. Have we entered a techno utopia or a virtual prison? Should we be unreservedly celebrating or cautiously analyzing? Has social media given us richer, fuller friendships, or have our relationships become robotized? What should we expect from the next generation, when the average American child has over fifty-three hours of screen time a week?

Discover answers to these questions and more from church leaders, media experts, and inspiring individuals and families from across America, and learn how God’s Word addresses the unique media challenges which our captivated culture must face.

One of the strongest points of this movie is that they had teenagers, dads, women personally speak out about their addiction to media and how they overcame their circumstances. My children were impressed, encouraged and challenged by speakers such as Ray Comfort, Kevin Swanson, KP Yohannan, and other godly men in the movie. This is a wonderful movie for family movie night!

You can get this at Amazon HERE.


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  1. Wow! I HAVE to see this! My family too!

  2. Wow is right! I think this will be a great and challenging movie for me and my family. Thank you for sharing!

  3. We watched it last weekend. Wow, it really made me think. I wrote an article about it on my blog.

  4. Dear Kim,

    It's worth it!

    Many blessings...

  5. Dear Chesley S.,

    It definitely IS challenging and powerful testimonies as well!

    Many blessings...

  6. Dear Kelly,

    Thanks for the link-will check it out!

    Many blessings...

  7. Thank you for sharing this! This is right were my heart has been crying for a change. And God is working in my see the reality of the hold media has in our home! Thanks again!


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