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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

The Grace Card DVD {Review & Giveaway}

One reason we got rid of our television several years ago was because there is so little wholesome material on TV these days. That’s why we are always excited to discover movies that we can feel good about watching.
This month we were given the opportunity to review one such movie:  The Grace Card.
From the back of the DVD case:
After police officer Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, years of bitterness and pain erode his love for family and leave him angry with God…and everyone else. Can Mac and his new patrol partner, Sgt. Sam Wright, somehow join forces to help one another when it’s impossible to look past their differences – especially the most obvious one?
Without giving away too much of the story line, I really enjoyed this DVD. It started a little bit slow and somewhat choppy for me. However, by the middle of the movie I was completely drawn into the drama, waiting to see what would happen. I was not disappointed.
While the acting is not the very best Hollywood has to offer (although even big Hollywood names can leave a lot to be desired) the actors were very convincing in the roles. The Grace Card highlighted the power of grace and forgiveness. It also reminded me that love is a choice, not a feeling.
The Grace Card is rated PG-13, because it deals with some difficult subject matter and situations. I think that children under 13 could watch this movie but I would recommend that you watch it first to decide if you think it would be appropriate for your child. 
Buy It: The Grace Card is available in Christian bookstores, DVD stores, and on Amazon.

Win It: We have one copy of The Grace Card to give to a reader! 

To Enter This Giveaway:

1. Visit The Grace Card website, then come back and tell us why you'd like to win this DVD.

Make sure you leave an email address with each entry if it is not posted in your profile. (If we don't have your email address we will have to choose a new winner.)

For additional entries you may do any (or all) of the following. Please leave a separate comment for each entry. If you complete one of the following that is worth more than one entry, please leave the corresponding number of comments so your extra entries will be counted!

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The giveaway will end Wednesday, August 31 at 11:59pm EST. We will pick the winner through

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Blogger Heather said...

This would be a great family movie to add to our collection. It is so hard to find solid movies to show our children as they grow older. We truly try to keep out the junk! Thank you!

August 23, 2011 at 8:19 AM  
Blogger nickandkatherine said...

I would like to win this as my husband is a police officer too. We would be very interested to watch this and see how the tragic loss affects him and his family, and his job.

August 23, 2011 at 9:18 AM  
Blogger nickandkatherine said...

I am on your mailing list via e-mail.

August 23, 2011 at 9:19 AM  
Blogger nickandkatherine said...

Following through GFC

August 23, 2011 at 9:19 AM  
Blogger nickandkatherine said...

I am following with Twitter. @mumoffunkids

August 23, 2011 at 9:20 AM  
Blogger nickandkatherine said...

I tweeted.!/mumoffunkids/status/105992892849471488

August 23, 2011 at 9:21 AM  
Blogger The Behrs said...

Hi Allyson! This is a movie that we've been wanting to see ever since it came out in the theaters! We missed it at the cheap theater and now it is on a "very long wait" for our Network subscription. We would love to win this movie because I think it's amazing that there is a movie out there that shows that our lives are gritty and rough and not always pretty, but that our God is always good! It's not through anything good that we do, but through His grace that we are saved! Hallelujah to that message in a movie!

August 23, 2011 at 9:57 AM  
Blogger The Behrs said...

I get your RSS feed at my Johnson e-mail and it's been a great way to keep up with you now that you're far away. :( Hope all is well with you guys! Love and miss you all!

August 23, 2011 at 9:58 AM  
Blogger mom23kids said...

I would love to win this b/c my husband and I are always looking for quality movies and this looks like a great one!
amandakapenga at yahoo dot com

August 23, 2011 at 3:12 PM  
Blogger Suanna said...

It sounds like an interesting movie.

August 23, 2011 at 4:14 PM  
Blogger Kira said...

I am currently doing a personal study on grace, reading books and Scripture. I think this DVD would be an amazing tool on this journey!

August 23, 2011 at 6:07 PM  
Blogger Elaine said...

i'd love to win this because it sounds like a great family movie!

August 23, 2011 at 9:03 PM  
Blogger Star said...

I'd like to win b/c I saw clips of the movie with a Sunday school lesson months ago and
I really want to see the whole movie!!!

August 24, 2011 at 2:40 PM  
Blogger Erin said...

I just saw this advertised in our Family Bookstore catalog. I want to see it because there are so few movies with a positive message out right now.

erinb1 at aol dot com

August 27, 2011 at 5:15 PM  
Blogger Discovering the Me in Mommy said...

We've wanted to see this! Great encouraging film.
feh79 at yahoo dot com

August 28, 2011 at 3:55 PM  
Blogger Discovering the Me in Mommy said...

gfc follower
feh79 at yahoo dot com

August 28, 2011 at 3:56 PM  
Blogger Discovering the Me in Mommy said...

twitter follower
feh79 at yahoo dot com

August 28, 2011 at 3:56 PM  

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