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Dr. Baehr's Blog

How Classic Movie Principles Can Change the World

Movies with wonderful heroism and virtue marked my childhood in the 1940s and ‘50s. My mother would leave us at the movie theater to see ROBIN HOOD, IVANHOE, HORNBLOWER, REACH FOR THE SKY, and other adventur...

An Open Letter to Movieguide® and Dr. Ted Baehr

Dear Ted, and our almost 50-year relationship, had a profound effect on me as I wrote my new book, The Old U(VA) and I, 1961-1965.  (VA) is in parenthesis because the book, while sited largely at the Univer...

Dr. Baehr’s Morning Devotional: In Love

"But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into him who is the head—Christ." - Ephesians 4:15 "I wait eagerly for the LORD’s help, and in his word I trust." - PSALM 130:5 "Dear friends, d...

Dr. Baehr’s Morning Devotional: But I Know

"But I know that my Redeemer lives, and at the end he will stand on the dust." - Job 19:25   "My help will come from the LORD, who made heaven and earth." - PSALM 121: 2   "This is t...

Dr. Baehr’s Morning Devotional: Consider Christ

"Adopt the same attitude as that of Christ Jesus, who, existing in the form of God, did not consider equality with God as something to be exploited. Instead he emptied himself by assuming the form of a servant,...

Dr. Baehr’s Morning Devotional: Lost Anything?

For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save the lost. - Luke 19:10 The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. —Psalm 121:8 For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of p...

How the Mass Media Is Abusing Millions of Children

“But if anyone causes one of these little ones who believe in me to sin, it would be better for him to have a large millstone hung around his neck and to be drowned in the depths of the sea.” − Matthew 18:6 (N...

3 Encouraging Devotionals to Inspire Your Day

Every Sunday, Movieguide® Publisher Dr. Ted Baehr shares a devotional from the Bible with Movieguide®'s Facebook followers. The words are both uplifting and convicting, encouraging believers to draw closer t...

How to Reason with Someone Who’s Been ‘Awokened’

The New York Times recently said people should not use critical thinking but allow them and other so-called experts to do the critical thinking for them. In fact, they said don’t look at other news sources. How...

Beauty in Diversity

Many people complain about the unhealthy division in America, neglecting to remember such powerful, antagonistic divisions with regard to the presidency of Adams and Jefferson, the hate for Lincoln, the divisio...

Protect Your Children from Atheism and Deism

Editor’s Note:  The following is the second of many articles developed from my new book, THE SCREEN-WISE FAMILY, about protecting your children and grandchildren from Non-Christian worldviews in movies and tele...

2 Christian Holidays to Celebrate Instead of Halloween

Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable – if anything is excellent or praiseworthy – think about such t...