This Is Our Time: {DVD Review & Giveaway}

With two young children at home, I am always looking for good, wholesome movies with a Christian message.  I love it when we can watch a movie as a family and come away uplifted, with a renewed sense of focus and purpose.

I was excited for the opportunity to review This is Our Time by Pure Flix.  This movie was released on DVD on April 16th, and is available nationwide at Family Christian Stores.

A little bit about the movie:

The movie tells the interwoven stories of Luke (T.J. Dalrymple) and Alé (Erin Bethea), who marry right after school and move to India to serve as missionaries for Embrace A Village, a ministry that cares for those afflicted with leprosy and their families; aspiring financier Catherine (Kate Cobb), who joins a prestigious financial institution determined to make an impact on corporate America; Ryder (Matthew Florida), who lands an impressive job in social media and can’t wait to use the powerful medium for a greater good; and Ethan (Shawn-Caulin Young,) seemingly the odd man out, who struggles to find his God-given-purpose and feels sidelined by God.  “What they all come to learn is that it never really was their time,” Arnold said. “It always was, always is, God’s time.”

I watched the movie with my husband and 13yo daughter.  We all thought it was very good. It starts out a little slow, but by the middle of the movie it picks up pace.  We loved the Christian and often times moving message of trusting in God even when you do not understand or cannot see the road ahead.  I would highly recommend this film to families, and especially young adults who are trying to figure out their purpose in life.

For more information about this movie, visit Christian Cinema or watch the trailer here.

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The Giveaway!

I am excited to be able to give a copy of this DVD to one amazing follower.  Here’s how you can enter:

  1.  Leave a comment telling me what types of movies your family enjoys.  (MANDATORY ENTRY).
  2. Follow my blog and leave a comment telling me how you do.  (One additional entry).
  3. Tweet about this giveaway and leave a comment letting me know you did. (One additional entry).

This giveaway will remain open until 10PM (Pacific Time) on Tuesday, May 7th. A winner will be drawn using and the winner will be notified via email.

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.


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9 Responses

  1. Anita says:

    That looks like a great movie. We watch some period pieces, documentaries, and some Pixar stuff. Thanks for a lovely giveaway.
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  2. Anita says:

    I follow your blog too. =)
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  3. We love funny movies, and kid movies;) this looks like a great movie!! Thanks for sharing Barbie
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  4. Rosann says:

    Our family enjoys watching the old classics right now, like The Wizard of Oz, my husband recently introduced our daughters to. We also enjoy a good wholesome Christian film. The last one we watched as a family was Soul Surfer. My husband and I watched Courageous not long ago too. Thanks for your review of this movie. I hope I win! 🙂
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  5. Rosann says:

    Let’s see, I follow you like a stalker. Lol! I subscribe to your blog via email so I get to enjoy your posts popping into my inbox each morning. I also follow you in FB, Twitter and on Pinterest. 🙂
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  6. Rosann says:

    Tweeted! 🙂
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  7. we love family movies like this. lighthearted and funny, family friendly movies are favorites around here! 🙂

  8. you are only my google reader… which i am moving over to feedly! 🙂 i also see your posts through your facebook page… like today! 🙂

  9. Jake Olson says:

    I saw this film and really really loved it. Of all the films we sell, this is one that I’m most excited to get behind because I thought it was not only well done, but acutally very true to the issues I and many of my friends wrestled with in our post-college years, and things we continue to wrestle with; namely what does it mean to live your life for God when you’re not doing what we’d all consider “real missions”. Loved the movie. Thanks for profiling it!

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