This is Us is unabashedly real, in a manner Christian dramas may struggle to be. This is Us stitches a tapestry effect, allowing us to trace time and return to it.
Media and Entertainment
Why Do We Love This is Us?
Can ‘The Bachelorette’ Teach Us Anything About Marriage?
A few positive lessons from my guilty pleasure over the last few months.
There She Is: Miss America, #MeToo, and Your Kids
Brava, Miss America, for eliminating a bit of the external from the ideal. And let’s not stop there. What does it look like for each of us to disregard the bigger “swimsuit competition” far deeper within?
FamilyLife’s first feature film, Like Arrows, is coming to a theater near you, but this week only!
Like Arrows Is an Unlikely Winner
Director Kevin Peeples explains that the project didn’t even start out as a movie.
The Story Behind FamilyLife’s New Film, ‘Like Arrows’
Bob Lepine answers behind-the-scenes questions about the movie.
‘This is Us’ Is All of Us
Everyone has a family. And every family has a story.
Parents Today Say Their Job Is Harder Than Ever
Many parents today feel overwhelmed by the pace at which technology is changing the American home.
Social Media and the Comparison Trap
Too often what we see on social media, at a party, or even on Sunday at church in no way reflects what’s really going on in someone’s life.
Put Down Your Smartphone
Your kids deserve your whole-hearted attention.
The Ultimate Connectivity
In this wireless, tech world, parents need to be proactive in connecting with their teens through real conversation.
Why Its Important to Read With Your Children
Well written books reinforce the values and morals you want to impart to your children.
YouTube or MeTube
The proliferation of internet stars should cause us to question their focus—and ours.
5 Things to Know About ‘War Room,’ a Film From the Kendrick Brothers
This movie about the power of prayer may be unlike anything else you’ve seen.
After ‘Unbroken’: The Rest of the Story
The irony of this film is that it leaves out Louie Zamperini’s experiences after World War II—when he became a broken man.
Helping Your Kids Think Straight About Social Media
While your kids may know more than you about technology, they need your wisdom and guidance.
What Are You or Your Children Watching
A college student examines the impact of the shows today’s youth are watching on YouTube.
5 Ways to Use ‘Like Arrows’ to Impact Families
We need your help to spread the new film’s message about godly parenting.
Like Arrows: FamilyLife’s First Film Coming to a Theater Near You
The movie centers on the joys and trials of parenting and the power of family to shape the next generation.
Helping Your Kids Use Technology Wisely
No matter how tech savvy you are as a parent, your kids will always know more. Here are some ideas on how to engage with them.
Is ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Dangerous?
Two questions that will help you discern if the ‘Fifty Shades’ book and film presents a treacherous deception.
4 Ways to Avoid Being a Social Media Marriage Casualty
Are you devoting enough time to deepening your relationship with your spouse offline?
10 Ideas: Things to Do When You’re Not Watching TV
Even if turning your television off completely is an unbearable thought, consider these ideas for replacing a portion of your television-watching time.
My Favorite Christmas Music
Here’s a list of holiday CDs with songs that focus on Christ’s birth.
What Does Hollywood Teach Us About Love
The film and television industry promotes the same views—over and over again.
How Children Respond to Media
An opportunity for you and your children to better understand the workings of the mass media of entertainment together.
The New Addiction Video Games
Parents can keep their children safe from video game addiction by avoiding these five common mistakes.
Our Growing Relationship with our Computers
As much as we enjoy the Internet, it’s time for many of us to realize how easily this relatively new medium can consume us.
No TV for a Year
How a sacrificial “anniversary gift” revolutionized one home.
Teaching Your Child to Make Wise Media Entertainment Choices
How to help your child make wise media entertainment choices.