Christian Games and Entertainment

I refuse to approve of sin by purchasing, watching, playing, or reading materials that do not honor God. That's why I've compiled these lists of Christian media. I encourage you to join me in honoring God with what you allow into your homes and mind. 
 
- Pastor Steve
 

Christian Games

Board Games 

Card Games  

DVD Games

Kids' Games

Ice Breaker Games  

Party Games  

Tabletop Role Playing Games 

Video Games (by genre, by gaming platform)

    What Counts as Being a Christian Video Game? 

    An Encouragement to “Bad” Christian Video Game Designers


Recommended Christian Movies and TV

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Movie) - be inspired to put each person first by the ministry of "Mister" Fred Rogers



The Chosen (TV series - watch free or purchase) - An excellent fictional series based on the lives of people Jesus interacted with. When you see Jesus, you know it's Him, even if He never did or said what's written in the script. It matches the heart of our Jesus perfectly!


 

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (Movie, Bible Study)


 

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (Movie)


The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader (Movie)



The Encounter (Movie) - 5 people in a diner with Jesus 


 

The Encounter: Paradise Lost (Movie) - Jesus powerfully appears to a suicidal man, a woman who has given up on her faith, a revenge-bent DEA agent, two drug dealers, and an addicted prostitute - all at the same time!

 

Fat Chance (Movie) - The true story of how one woman learned to accept herself as a child of God who deserves love and respect just as much as anyone else. This movie is very well made, and though it deals with a serious issue, it's also quite entertaining. 



The 5th Quarter (Movie, Bible Study) - The inspiring true story of family, faith, and football



Fireproof
(Movie) - What would you do to save your marriage?



 Flywheel (Movie, Bible Study) - A used car salesman discovers what's missing in his life


Healed by Grace (Movie) - Riley Adams wants to be a professional dancer. But what happens when she is injured before the national competition?


 

Joshua (Movie, Bible Study) - What if Jesus came to Earth today?


Love Covers All (Movie) Michael just wants to get home in time for the birth of his first child...


 

A Man Called Jon (Movie) - Pastor Jon is a bit charismatic and needs to find a church where he will fit in. 


 

Waterproof (Movie, Bible Study) - Eli Zeal (Burt Reynolds) is shot in a robbery by a misguided 11-year-old. Panicking, the boy's mother Tyree (Grace) kidnaps Zeal and takes him and her son to her home town of Waterproof, Louisiana and a family she hasn't seen in years. Zeal and Tyree's worlds are turned upside down as wounds both new and old are given a chance to heal.



Not Recommended Christian Movies and TV

The following movies don't have anything morally wrong with them; they're just not very high-quality entertainment, so I wouldn't recommend spending time watching them.


Decision (Movie) - A teenager goes to spend time with his grandfather after his father dies. I really like the ending of this movie, but the script-writing is poor and the action slow.



NOT Recommended "Christian" Movies and TV

I hate to bash a movie or TV show someone's making for God's glory, but the following fall short of what I would consider to be Christian. Keep in mind that I'm not reviewing non-Christian or even Christian-friendly (is there such a thing?) entertainment. These are media offerings that have called themselves Christian.


Adams Testament (Movie) - A cop father tries to turn his rebellious son back to the truth. Angels and demons assist and interfere. Sounds like a good, redemptive story, right? Unfortunately, the script-writing and acting were so bad, and the swear words so rampant (three in the first ten minutes), that I stopped watching. 


 

The Cross and the Switchblade (Movie) - David Wilkerson evangelizes the gangs of New York City. This is based on the true story on how the ministry Teen Challenge began. It's a great story of courage and conversion. What I don't need is the swearing and on-screen drug use. I would understand the story perfectly well without the "realism."



Daily Bread (TV Series) - A cast of characters learn to survive when a solar flare makes all electronics non-operational. I wanted to like this show, but after 4 episodes, I saw very little Christian content, and the two Christian characters that are in the show are not very good examples. They're starting a relationship before realizing they're both Christian, and the man, who was studying to be a pastor, says his chosen profession is useless after the solar flare. When would it be more useful?!  




Do you know of a Christian movie or series I should check out? Let me know in the comments!




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