Have you ever wondered what happened to movies that had plots rather than relied on technical bells and whistles; ones that made you think and reflect on what you know and believe rather than just use rated R themes to grab your attention? Have you ever wondered what happened to movies that you could watch with your whole family? I admit they are hard to find these days but they are out there. The Grace Card is one of those movies. A movie that has much more than just a good plot and character development. It has a message and a lesson for each and every one of us. It also reveals to us much more about ourselves and our fellow man. It teaches us about who God is and what grace means. On another level it also teaches us to look beyond the outside of an individual and look within.
From the Grace Card website at http://www.thegracecardmovie.com
“Everything can change in an instant … and take a lifetime to unravel.
When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God … and just about everyone else.
Mac’s rage stonewalls his career in the police department and makes for a combustible situation when he’s partnered with Sam Wright, a rising star on the force who happens to be a part-time pastor and a loving family man.
Mac’s home life is as frightening as anything he encounters on the streets of Memphis. Money is tight and emotions run high as he constantly argues with his wife and his surviving son Blake, who is hanging with the wrong crowd and in danger of flunking out of school.
Sam Wright also never expected to be a police officer. He has a calling—to be a minister like his Grandpa George. But leading a small, start-up church doesn’t always put enough food on the table for a young family, so Sam doubles as a police officer. With his new promotion to Sergeant, Sam starts questioning if his real calling might actually be police work rather than the pastorate.
Can Mac and Sam somehow join forces to help one another when it’s impossible for either of them to look past their differences—especially the most obvious one?
Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships and heal deep wounds by extending and receiving God’s grace. Offer THE GRACE CARD … and never underestimate the power of God’s love.”
I definitely would recommend this movie to you. Be warned it may just change how you think about yourself, others, and God. What does “grace” mean to you? After you watch this movie will you think about it in the same way? There are some predictable things that happen in the movie but it carries a very powerful message that makes this movie a must see for everyone.
The Grace Card was released on DVD on 8/16/2011. I am giving away a copy to one of my readers on 8/28/2011. A mandatory entry is to leave a comment on my blog letting me know what grace means to you. For an additional entry follow me through GFC (google friend connect) on the left side of my blog and leave a separate comment letting me know. On 8/28/11 at 10 pm EST I will randomly select a winner and let the winner know by email.
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