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Top 10 Inspiring Movies for a Women’s Ministry Night

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Top 10 Inspiring Movies for a Women’s Ministry Night

By Leigh Hewett, Contributing Writer

 

Getting the girls together to watch a faith-based movie is a fun way to learn and grow. MOVIEGUIDE® curated the perfect list of flicks for a ladies’ small group or women’s ministry night. From a movie about a single woman looking for Mr. Right to a widow working through grief, these films are powerful and inspiring for women in every stage of life.

 

WAR ROOM

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
WAR ROOM is a powerful movie about the Jordan family that seems to have it all but is coming apart at the seams. That is until they meet Miss Clara, a wise older woman that teaches them the power of prayer. This film has a very strong Christian moral worldview and takes a positive look at a Godly marriage. There is potential jeopardy of an extramarital affair, but it never comes to fruition. WAR ROOM takes viewers on an emotional journey where prayer defeats spiritual warfare.

UNPLANNED

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Caution advised for older children, including teenagers, and sensitive adults.
UNPLANNED tells the true story of Abby Johnson, one of the nation’s youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors. After a life-changing experience prompts her to quit, the organization sues her for leaving her job. It contains a strong Christian worldview but also features humanist perspectives from Planned Parenthood. It has some jeopardy and peril with bloody abortion scenes. Despite being slightly graphic, UNPLANNED is an inspiring pro-life film.

GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD is a beautiful movie about restoration. It tells the story of Amanda, a war widow grieving the loss of her husband. She faces trials and tribulations with a shaken faith in God. When a race car driver rolls into town, she must decide between living a fast life or following God’s path. This film has a very strong, patriotic Christian worldview. It features light war violence and moments of psychological pain. GOD BLESS THE BROKEN ROAD is about overcoming loss through God’s love.

CHRISTIAN MINGLE

Quality:
***
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
Looking for a fun movie for single ladies? CHRISTIAN MINGLE is a romantic comedy about a marketing executive who becomes smitten by a man she discovers on a Christian dating website. The only problem – she’s not a Christian. That doesn’t stop her from following him on a church mission trip to Mexico, where she gets in touch with her spiritual side. This laugh-out-loud film has a strong, evangelical message with no violence or vulgar language. CHRISTIAN MINGLE is a delightful romp about the challenges of finding romantic love.

GOD'S COUNTRY

Quality:
***
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
GOD’S COUNTRY follows Megan, a high-powered marketing rep for an investment bank who negotiates with a ministry that owns a parcel of land investors want to buy. The minister challenges her not to find value in the Ministry within six days, and he’ll sell the property. This film features a very strong Christian worldview with no violence or foul language. GOD’S COUNTRY is a redemptive story that’s entertaining and fun. It’s a must-watch for the next women’s ministry movie night.

THE GOOD LIE

Quality:
****
Content:
-1 Caution advised for older children, including teenagers, and sensitive adults.
Reese Witherspoon stars in THE GOOD LIE, a film about Sudanese refugees who escape horrors and come to America for a new life. Once in Kansas City, Missouri, they meet an employment agency counselor who touches their lives. The movie has a strong Christian worldview but features moderate violence and light profanities. There is some promiscuity, so use caution for children and teens. THE GOOD LIE is a sad but hopeful drama with an uplifting message.

MOMS' NIGHT OUT

Quality:
***
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
MOM’S NIGHT OUT is a faith-based comedy that’s a great option for movie night. Allyson is a busy mom of three whose at the end of her rope. She has a well-deserved crazy night with her friends while the dads watch the children at home. It has a very strong Christian worldview that celebrates marriage, motherhood and fatherhood. There is comedy violence and colorful humor, so it’s not appropriate for children. MOM’S NIGHT OUT is a hilarious flick dedicated to harried moms.

UNCONDITIONAL

Quality:
***
Content:
-1 Caution advised for older children, including teenagers, and sensitive adults.
UNCONDITIONAL centers around children’s book writer Samantha Crawford whose idyllic life shatters after the murder of her husband. She loses all hope for living until two chance encounters help her work through her grief. The film has a strong Christian worldview focusing on the power of God’s mercy. There is brief violence and mature thematic elements, so use caution for young children. UNCONDITIONAL is an empowering movie for anyone working through loss. It’s a tear-jerker, so be prepared to cry.

OCTOBER BABY

Quality:
****
Content:
+4 Biblical, usually Christian, worldview, with no questionable elements whatsoever.
OCTOBER BABY is a pro-life film that tells the story of Hannah, a college student who learns she’s the adopted survivor of a botched abortion. She sets out on a road trip with friends to meet her birth parents, discovering herself along the way. The film features a very strong Christian worldview with light violence and mature thematic elements. While not appropriate for younger viewers, it’s a beautifully- made film about healing through Christ’s love. Heartwarming and compelling, OCTOBER BABY is worth a watch.

I STILL BELIEVE

Quality:
****
Content:
+1 Moderately questionable elements. (Discernment required for young children.)
I STILL BELIEVE is based on the inspiring true story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp’s marriage to his first wife Mellisa, whose dying of cancer. It’s a story of undying love and hope amid tragedy. The movie shows a very strong Christian worldview and an example of sacrificial love. It contains light violence, hospital scenes and mature elements, so use caution with younger children. I STILL BELIEVE is a wholesome film filled with powerful praise music for teens and adults to enjoy.

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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.

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