Information for parents deciding which movies are best for kids ages 2 to 18:
“The Young Messiah”
Why it’s rated PG-13: Biblical violence including crucifixion, bullying, characters injured and killed.
Minimum age: Middle school.
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Family discussion: What do we learn about Jesus from his reaction to the bully? How did his curiosity about the world and Scripture help him understand his purpose?
If you like this, try: “Risen” and “The Gospel of John.”
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