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Sunday, January 20, 2013

Abel's Field - DVD Giveaway and Review

Sometimes it's harder to forgive ourselves than it is to seek God's forgiveness. Seth McArdle is about to learn that very lesson in the unlikeliest of places. Seeking to raise his twin younger sisters after the death of his mother and now the abandonment of his father who fails to returns phone calls or even come home to see how his family is managing. While trying to finish up high school, avoid the quarterback of the football team who seems to bully Seth whenever possible, and hold down three jobs just to put enough food on the table. Now when a man appears searching for his father, Seth learns that his father hasn't been paying the mortgage payments on the house and it's now going to be foreclosed upon if the payments are made current.

When those around Seth offer help, he seems too proud to take it or even to ask for it. He is trying to find a way to keep his family together even though it's falling apart all around him. Even his brother, Keith, seems to have abandoned the responsibility of helping out when he can and instead finds solace in drinking. When Seth pushes things a bit too far with the football team, he finds himself the only one facing punishment. The football coach assigns him the task of working with Abel (Kevin Sorbo) the janitor/groundskeeper of the high school to get the sprinkler system up and working before the big game. Abel attempts to find a way to reach inside Seth and help him find the path back to God and to keep him from making some foolish mistakes that may cost him everything in the end.

In the DVD, Abel's Field by Affirm Films, makers of such wonderful family films like Fireproof and Courageous, now bring you another great family film that deals with forgiveness and understanding the circumstances that life can bring about when our choices seems to much to deal with. This is the perfect family movie to watch to show you how easy is can be to ask God for forgiveness and how hard it is for each of us to find forgiveness in ourselves. This one rates a 4 out of 5 stars in my opinion and I received Abel's Field, compliments of Propeller, FlyByPromotions and Affirm Films for my honest review. Once again if you're looking for a wonderful film to watch with your entire family without worrying about the subject matter, than this one is perfect to add to your DVD collection.

Thanks to the generous folks at Propeller, FlyByPromotions and Affirm Films, they are offering a giveaway copy to one lucky follower of my blog, Reviews From The Heart. Here are your details to enter:

1. Be a follower of my blog, Reviews From The Heart.

2. Be a resident of the US or have a US shipping address. Please No P.O. Boxes.

3.  Leave a comment below telling me why you'd love to win a copy of Abel's Field. Don't forget to include your email address as well. You can use the words (at) and (dot) instead of the symbols.

I will notify the winner by email once the giveaway ends on January 29th.

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  1. This sounds like a great movie for a family movie night.

  2. I am a follower. I think that this would be a great movie to watch with my family.

  3. I am one of your followers.

    We are always looking for a good family movie we can watch together. Thanks for your review!

  4. I follow via GFC

    I would love to win and share this movie at our next family movie night.

    Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter.


  5. I'm a follower and would love to see this movie.
    theresa n

  6. From the trailer, this looks like a very dramatic film with a great message. I'm sure we would enjoy it, please enter my name in the draw for a chance to win, thanks.

    I follow this blog by email: carlscott(at)prodigy(dot)net(dot)mx

    and I have a U.S. mailing address.

    Thanks again for hosting this giveaway.

  7. GFC
    USA resident
    Want to win for my mother. She loves new movies!
    deannalw47 AT hotmail DOT com

  8. Thanks so much for the review, it looks like a movie this family needs to see.
    I follow you through email and NetworkedBlogs.
    I have a US mailing address.
    My email is lastnerve2000 at gmail dot com

    Again, thank you!


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