Tuesday, September 6, 2011

The Grace Card DVD Review and Giveaway

I am so delighted that I was selected to Watch and Review the DVD for the movie The Grace Card. The movie came out in Theaters in April, but I didn't get a chance to see it when it made a run in the theaters. The DVD was released on August 16th and I was chosen to watch and review.
The Grace Card is produced by a new faith based production company, Graceworks Pictures. Graceworks Pictures worked along with Calvary Pictures and is modeled after Sherwood Pictures, the producers of Fireproof and Facing the Giants.
The Movie Trailer:

When Mac McDonald loses his son in an accident, the ensuing 17 years of bitterness and pain erodes his love for his family and leaves him angry with God ... and just about everyone else.
Mac's rage stonewalls his career in the police department and makes for a combustible situation when he's partnered with Sam Wright, a rising star on the force who happens to be a part-time pastor and a loving family man.
Mac's home life is as frightening as anything he encounters on the streets of Memphis. Money is tight and emotions run high as he constantly argues with his wife and his surviving son Blake, who is hanging with the wrong crowd and in danger of flunking out of school.
Sam Wright also never expected to be a police officer. He has a calling—to be a minister like his Grandpa George. But leading a small, start-up church doesn't always put enough food on the table for a young family, so Sam doubles as a police officer. With his new promotion to Sergeant, Sam starts questioning if his real calling might actually be police work rather than the pastorate.
Can Mac and Sam somehow join forces to help one another when it's impossible for either of them to look past their differences—especially the most obvious one?
Every day, we have the opportunity to rebuild relationships and heal deep wounds by extending and receiving God's grace. Offer THE GRACE CARD ... and never underestimate the power of God's love.

My Thoughts and Opinion:  AMAZING!!! The Grace Card is an amazing movie with an amazing message! I was so glad I had a box of tissue next to me as I was watching because there are many times in the movie where I am just moved to tears. The Grace Card is a movie about forgiveness and grace and how forgiveness is the key to moving on from anger and hurt. I think this message is an important message to be heard by many, as many really need this message. I would recommend this for the entire family to watch, especially children above 9. (the message might not be so clear to kids under 9) I really enjoyed this movie and I am very glad that I had the opportunity to watch it!!

One lucky reader of my blog has the chance to win a copy of the DVD. Enter below for your chance to win:

The giveaway is open from 9/6/11-9/13/11 at 11:59EST. I will chose and post the winner on 9/14/11. The winner has 48hrs to respond to the email and claim the prize. I will chose another winner until one responds. Open to US Residents only and you must be 18 or older. 

Disclosure of Material Connection: I received the DVD listed above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”

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Trophy and Barb said... Best Blogger Tips

Asking for forgiveness is harder. This sounds like a great movie.

Chestnut Grove Academy said... Best Blogger Tips

Thanks for visiting my blog! I'm following you back! :D

Chestnut Grove Academy said... Best Blogger Tips

Your twitter links are not linked right, for rafflecopter, all you have to do is put the twitter name, not the whole link... :D I was able to figure it out and get to the page, but some people might not be able to...Just FYI :D

familymgrkendra said... Best Blogger Tips


THANK YOU!! THANK YOU!! for pointing that out! I updated it! I am very grateful that you pointed it out to me!

Tamara @{School}Days Gone By said... Best Blogger Tips

I can't wait to see this!

ChristyC said... Best Blogger Tips

Sounds like a great film!

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

I'd never heard of this. Thanks for sharing!

Lori (HK)

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks and sounds like a great film.

Angel said... Best Blogger Tips

I'd love to see this! Owning it would be even better!

Anonymous said... Best Blogger Tips

I'd love to see this!

Susan said... Best Blogger Tips

Forgiving someone is harder. Hope to win the movie!

thetribe said... Best Blogger Tips

I think it depends on the situation of whether it would be hard to forgive or ask forgiveness

Tina said... Best Blogger Tips

The Grace Card is an amazing movie!! I've seen it twice already & would absolutely love a copy! I keep telling friends/family don't bother with renting, just buy it :)

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