Free Stuff from To Save a Life

You guys like free stuff, right? Well… I’ve got something for ya. Those of you who have been subscribers of my blog for a while might remember me talking about a Christian film I got a chance to screen, a film titled, To Save a Life. The writer of the film, Jim Britts, is a buddy of mine, and he just hooked me up with some free stuff to give away to you guys. I’ve got 10 things to give away. So I thought we’d have another little contest. More on that in a minute.

This film is one you really should check into. It’s releasing in the theatres January 22 and is something I would use in two ways. One, I’d use it to open doors to spiritual conversations with my outreach kids. Secondly, I’d definitely use this as a tool with my student leaders to help them start thinking about reaching out to their friends at school and what that actually looks like. The film addressed typical church youth group “hypocracy” like no other.

I really enjoyed this film (you can check out my earlier blog about it here, where I gave my complete “two cents” on the film and received a few comments that got pretty interesting). As I mentioned, it’s a fantastic tool to show to a small group of kids or even an entire youth groups and discuss afterwards. It’s very real… even a little edgy at parts (You can see their new trailer here on their official site).

Jim is giving me three of his Youth Curriculum Kits to give away to you (a cool little kit with a seven week teaching series- it’s got a leaders guide, a DVD with clips from the film, ppts, and more)… and seven of the To Save a Life Novels. Cool stuff!

So here goes: a little “google-proof” movie trivia again since we’re talking about movies here:

The first three people that use the comment feature of this blog to answer just one of the questions below correctly, get the To Save a Life Kits. The 7 runner ups get the novels.

*BONUS PRIZE: Because of the rapid rate at which people won the first contest, I offered a bonus prize to any of those who could answer questions 1 or 3 below (because question 2 turned out to be “Googlable!) To those bonus winners, I put them on the list to receive a copy of my new CONNECT book coming out this month. Only two additional people got it. CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. All comments are posted below now.

1. What scene of what movie did actor Richard Dreyfuss refer to when he said that he didn’t even have to make up his interest in another actor because he was so captivated by his performance? (those are my words, so you can’t Google his real words!)   🙂   ANSWER: Jaws, during Quint’s speech

2. In what movie does Joe say, “I got Ice Capades!”   ANSWER: Joe Junior says it in my wife’s favorite film ever, While You Were Sleeping. Then he says, “I know a guy!”

3. What scene of what movie did Morgan Freeman shoot, only to come onto the set the next day with an ice-pack on his shoulder, with no mention of it or no complaint?   ANSWER: The baseball throwing scene in Shawshank Redemption.

That’s it. If you don’t know it, ask your movie geek friends. First 10 people with correct answers win!

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About Jonathan McKee

president of The Source for Youth Ministry, is the author of over twenty books including the brand new If I Had a Parenting Do Over, 52 Ways to Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid; Sex Matters; The Amazon Best Seller - The Guy's Guide to God, Girls and the Phone in Your Pocket; and youth ministry books like Ministry By Teenagers; Connect; and the 10-Minute Talks series. He has over 20 years youth ministry experience and speaks to parents and leaders worldwide, all while providing free resources for youth workers and parents on his websites, TheSource4YM.com and TheSource4Parents.com. You can follow Jonathan on his blog, getting a regular dose of youth culture and parenting help. Jonathan, his wife Lori, and their three kids live in California.
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25 Responses to Free Stuff from To Save a Life

  1. Ryan Klein says:

    Answer to question #3 about Morgan Freeman being sore.

    When Red met Andy on the field Red was playing catch. That Scene was shot multiple times taking most of the day causing Red’s arm to be sore.

  2. Adam says:

    Joe says, “I got Ice Capades!” in While You Were Sleeping

  3. ilona says:

    For question #2, the movie is “While You Were Sleeping”.

    This was really hard to find, but in the end Jesus gave me the answer, lol. (Really, here’s the link to some play: http://www.lillenas.com/vcmedia/2380/2380059.pdf)

  4. Scott Zvers says:

    Joe Jr. said “I got Ice Capades” in While you Were Sleeping. with Sandra Bullock

  5. Josh byers says:

    In what movie does Joe say, “I got Ice Capades!” – While You Were Sleeping

  6. Jason Ruis says:

    For questions 2 the answer is While You Were Sleeping.

  7. Daryl Allen says:

    2. “While You Were Sleeping”

  8. Ken Gillen says:

    What scene of what movie did Morgan Freeman shoot, only to come onto the set the next day with an ice-pack on his shoulder

    A. Waiting for Gene: Under Suspicion

  9. Brian King says:

    I missed the movie room prize, so here’s my second shot…

    “I Got Ice Capades” — While You Were Sleeping

    Richard Dreyfuss (this one is a guess)– Quint (Robert Shaw) in the USS Indianapolis scene in Jaws.

  10. Rachael Day says:

    #2 While You Were Sleeping

  11. Eric Baldwin says:

    Question 3: The war scene in Glory where he was shooting a gun all day and his shoulder was sore the next day.

  12. Rich Jones says:

    Question #3 – I’m guessing the fight training scene in The Matrix.

  13. jason bland says:

    2. While you were sleeping.

  14. Jessica says:

    2) while you were sleeping movie

  15. Stephanie Whitman says:

    Here’s my attempt at question #1:

    Mr. Holland’s Opus in the scene when he is directing and singing “Beautiful Boy” to his son Cole and his deaf classmates.

  16. Julie says:

    3. Million Dollar Baby

  17. As of right now (9:47 a.m. Pacific time), we have all 10 TO SAVE A LIFE prize winners. That leaves only the 5 bonus prize winners that will get my new CONNECT book. So those that can answer questions 1 or 3… go for it.

    Winners so far…

    KIT WINNERS:
    Ryan K
    Adam R
    Ilona

    NOVEL WINNERS:
    Scott Z.
    Josh B.
    Jason R.
    Daryl A.
    Brian K.
    Rachael D.
    Jason B.

  18. Brian Pike says:

    3. Is it the scene in Shawshank Redemption where Morgan is playing catch? I’ve read that they played catch pretty much the whole day and the next day I can only imagine that his shoulder probably hurt pretty bad.

  19. jon forrest says:

    #3. the ice pack had to be after the “I hear you’re a man who knows how to get things” baseball scene in Shawshank where he’s throwing a baseball in the prison yard. “it’d take a man 100 years to dig out with a rock hammer.”

  20. Tim Atkinson says:

    Answer to question 2 While you were sleeping

  21. jon forrest says:

    Was richard Dreyfuss referring to Rosie O’donnell in Stakeout?

  22. Tim Atkinson says:

    Question 1 is from the movie “W” just do not know which scene.

  23. Okay… two winners for the bonus prize so far. Three to go.

    I’m still holding back and not posting any correct answers for questions 1 and 3… I’ll post them all once they are up.

  24. phyllis says:

    to be honest i have not the foggiest idea what any of the answers are. But, i do love free stuff for our youth!!!Thanx!

  25. Blair Benefield says:

    Am I too late for the bonus prize?