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Why a Christian Worldview Is Important in All Areas of Entertainment

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Why a Christian Worldview Is Important in All Areas of Entertainment

By Frank Briggs, Author of The Old U(VA) and I

Editor’s note: The following is a personal letter from Frank Briggs to Movieguide® Founder and Publisher Dr. Ted Baehr.

Dear Ted,

Movieguide® 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 University of Virginia, could be about any college or University back in that era. The book is a narration of my four years as a fraternity member and student leader at a large University. It is also a story of two lost individuals who are inexorably drawn together, although not without significant missteps along the way.

  As I wrote the book a persistent question remained.  How does a born-again Christian write a book about his experiences as a self-centered individual in a hedonistic world? I answered that question, in part, through including foretastes of coming redemption. However, when finished chronologically, the book had no closure. It stopped with my wife and me in the same fallen state in which we’d met and lived.  

A learned councilor suggested that I add a chapter revealing a flashback from later years.  Taking his advice, I added the 24th chapter which looks back from our 55th University Reunion. Those 11 pages gave me the opportunity to tell our story of redemption and salvation. 

Ted, I would not have appreciated the tremendous importance of stressing the Christian worldview without the many years of tutoring and insightful instruction from Movieguide.  Thank you.

In His name,

Frank

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4000+ Faith Based Articles and Movie Reviews – Will you Support Us?

Our small team works tirelessly to provide resources to protect families from harmful media, reviewing 415 movies/shows and writing 3,626 uplifting articles this year. We believe that the gospel can transform entertainment. That’s why we emphasize positive and faith-filled articles and entertainment news, and release hundreds of Christian movie reviews to the public, for free. No paywalls, just trusted, biblically sound content to bless you and your family. Online, Movieguide is the closest thing to a biblical entertainment expert at your fingertips. As a reader-funded operation, we welcome any and all contributions – so if you can, please give something. It won’t take more than 52 seconds (we timed it for you). Thank you.

Movieguide® is a 501c3 and all donations are tax deductible.