Family Friendly Fare?

Those of us who are Baby Boomers have witnessed dramatic changes in almost every area of life, which we have no problem sharing in conversation with Millennials until their eyes glaze over. Obviously tech and entertainment were quite different for us than for young adults today. We had rotary phones and party lines, transistor radios … Continued

Safety, the Screen and the Teen

There has been a lot of talk recently, including at Pure Flix and on this blog, about the amount of time teens (specifically 13-18 year olds) spend consuming media. Also known as “screen time”, this upward trend is quite startling. And, according to a large-scale study conducted by Common Sense Media, nearly half of this … Continued

Dare to be Different

Recently, there was a very interesting article[i] written by Ed Stetzer, Executive Director of LifeWay Research, giving his perspective on the results of a survey[ii] released by the Pew Research Center. Though alarming to many who are witnessing the decline of Christian influence in our culture and the rejection of our Christian traditions, Dr. Stetzer … Continued

Real Role Models

WOODLAWN, the latest Pure Flix theatrical release, illustrates the power of positive role models. One positive includes being real: Instead of the main characters being the product of someone’s creative genius, these characters are based on real people and real life. And instead of overcoming adversity through superhuman powers or impossible action sequences, challenges are … Continued