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Vindication Season 2 Review and Giveaway

Vindication Season 2 Review and Giveaway

Vindication Season 2 Review and Giveaway

Vindication Season 2 Review and Giveaway is a series from Pure Flix that’s a teen-friendly crime drama (some parental guidance suggested for mature some mature themes).  It is releasing its second season this month, and we want to spread the word!  First off, I suggest you check out my other review on Vindication Season 1 and catch up!  You can find it on Pure Flix so that they’re ready for the second season when it drops weekly.

About Vindication

Vindication is a unique crime drama series that alters the perception of faith-based entertainment. Detective Travis (Todd Terry, Breaking Bad) has spent 15 years solving cases in the small town of East Bank, Texas. When the addition of an eager trainee upends his routine, Travis is forced to adjust his ways while balancing a growing number of suspiciously consistent cases. At home, tensions between the cynical detective and his devoutly religious wife escalate when their estranged daughter returns home.
Vindication Season 2 Review and Giveaway
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My Thoughts

Becky and Travis are starting new chapters of their lives.  Their daughter has had her son and is no longer living with them, so empty nest syndrome coming along.  The ending of last season begins a new fire inside Travis to help others in a tangible way.  Becky starts a new ministry and that sets up a whole nother dynamic.  I am so stoked about this show!  I’m excited to preview an episode first and then introduce it to my 15 and 17 year old boys because these themes are very relatable to things that go on today.

GIVEAWAYS
  • 6-month Pure Flix subscription (for U.S. residents only)
    (Note: If you do not already have a Pure Flix subscription, you will receive a 3-month subscription).

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Pure Flix Series Vindication Review

Pure Flix Series Vindication Review

Pure Flix Series Vindication Review

While I am down with Co-Vid19, I took the opportunity to binge watch the show Vindication.  This show is a police drama that is set in the suburbs of Dallas.  Detective Gary Travis is the lead character that is portrayed.

First off, I know this sounds harsh, but I say it when I review most Pure Flix shows.  The acting is good but not great.  The first episode didn’t snag me.  I had to get past that one issue.  The moral of the show was good and it was squeaky clean, which makes me happy.  It was just a struggle.

Then, I watched the second episode.  By the end of last night, I watched all 10 because I was invested in the lives of these characters.  You forget that the acting isn’t great and you see the storyline.  Then, you see the grace of God and how He moves throughout all situations, regardless of if it is good or bad.  He is glorified at the end.

Adult Subjects

Another impressive thing was that Pure Flix did not shy away from tough topics.  I do not suggest this show for 12 and under.  I do encourage that parents watch with their children because the themes of each episode are pertinent to the issues we have today.

Dark web, sex trafficking, drugs, rape, infidelity.  Those are a few of the topics that were written for this show.  There is no nudity, swearing, or anything of that sorts BUT the topics are tough ones.  Please be mindful of that when you watch this (which I highly encourage).

Living the Life

I am a cop’s daughter.  There were things that were definitely relatable as Det. Travis deals with his own family.  He can’t separate “the life” from home life.  It weighs on him, but the wife in this show reminds me of my Oak, my mama.  She is steadfast with her prayers and faith, always trying to reach deeper into him and point him to the cross.  What a beautiful depiction.

I am not super excited about Co-vid19 but I am super excited that season 2 is out 🙂  So, I’m heading over to Pure Flix, signing in, and getting ready to watch it to see what happened to the storylines I was so vested in last night.

Season 1 Episode Themes

E1

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

–          Affairs / Temptation

–          Grass isn’t always greener

–          Self-control and self-mastery

–          Unanticipated consequences of sin

E2

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

–          Parenting teenagers

–          Public school relationship challenges

–          Teenage relationships / sexting

E3

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

–          Missing persons: adult/father

–          Money/Marriage conflicts…

Keeping up with the Joneses / wealth/income

  • Insurance fraud

–          Fake friends, infidelity

E4

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

–          Autism/Disability

–          Assuming the best in people

–          Misunderstood odd behavior

E5

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

–          Drug addiction/relapse/recovery

–          Marriage challenges

–          Female small groups / prayer request mistakes/assumptions

E6

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

–          Human trafficking/Prostitution

–          A man/couple who have made it their personal mission to save those caught in this

E7

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

–          PTSD/military

–          Drug abuse

E8

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

  • relinquishing control
  • Budding romance
  • Stressed parent/child relationships
  • Repaired parent/child relationship

E9

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

  • Making decisions to turn your life around
  • Telling the truth about hard things
  • Dark web and buying people

E10

THEMES/PLOT POINTS/REDEMPTIVE MESSAGES

  • Relying on prayer
  • Deliverance
  • Closure
  • Admitting wrong
  • Sex adiction

Media

Vindication Website

Press Release

Facebook

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This documentary, Show Me the Father, is by the Kendricks Brothers.  They also created movies such as Flywheel, Fireproof, Courageous, Overcomer, and War Room.  I am telling you, they get better and better.  Everytime I think they can’t top themselves in bringing the Truth of Jesus and His love for us, they do.  This documentary is no different.

There were several aspects of this that touched my heart on a deep deep level.  The story of adoption and how God orchestrated such a thing.  There were beautiful stories of loving relationships and then there were stories where it wasn’t so great.  The Kendricks Brothers were able to point every single story to the Cross.  The gospel was spoken in a mighty way.

I encourage everyone to go and see this film.  It is worth your time.

Buy Links

Show Me the Father

Trailer Links

Downloadable file: LINK

Social Media

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Review and Giveaway Cubekins Children ShowReview and Giveaway Cubekins Children Show

This is a Review and Giveaway Cubekins Children Show.  Please like or comment on this blog or any of my social media links.  Must enter by March 10th for me to submit your information.  I will be randomly drawing a winner.  Please respond to me, if you win, so I can get the information to the “powers that be.”  Thank you!

Well, first off, I just about choked on my fruit snack when I saw the Cubekin framed photo of Jesus.  Their little eyes remind me of those stuffed animals that were so popular years ago.  Furby is the name, I think.  There are some educational things that they talk about. Also, teaching aspects of responsibilities.  I enjoyed the cartoon feature of the scenery.  The colors are engaging as well.

Cubekins

Cubekins is a wholesome, small-town tale of a rambunctious, seven-year-old boy named Kip exploring his ever-changing world while learning more about his never-changing God.

this is a new Christian “Faith-based” Show for Kids, like Veggie Tales set in Mayberry.  It is fun, family-friendly, and faith-based content for children ages 3-8!  The best thing, for me, is it is created by two homeschool dads and their families.

You can buy/rent Cubekins Ep. 01 Invasion of the Cubecumbers on the Cubekins website (or other available streaming platforms).  Also, check out exclusive member content.  There are coloring books, bonus videos, and more.  You can view this by becoming a fan member at cubekins.com!

Dove

By going to Dove, you will see this review (and others) that are family-friendly.  “Cubekins is a great kids show—children will be entertained while learning morals from a Christian perspective. Parents need not worry about negativity or inappropriate themes. When looking for a wholesome way to teach and occupy their children, parents can trust Cubekins to fulfill those needs.”

Includes…

A link to watch/stream our 22-minute Cubekins Pilot and Bonus Songs Content
A digital download of our “Kip Loves God” coloring book.
A digital download of our full color “Kip Loves God” Reader.
Access to our Members Only section of the Cubekins website
Access to future Membership perks

Press Releases/Media Hits

Dove Article

Testimonials

Faith Talk Live

PaxTV Livestream

Christian Casting

Faith Talk Live

Social Media Links:

Cubekins Gallery

Cubekins Song Lyrics

Review and Giveaway Cubekins Children Show

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Review and Giveaway Dolphin Island Movie

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Thoughts

No language.  There is no violence.  There is a sleazy lawyer in it.  It does have some deep themes.  Themes such as loss, grief, decent, theft, lying.  Also, this girl’s parents die in a water accident trying to save a dolphin.  The 2 sets of grandparents are both wanting custody.  This movie, I would consider, is PG due to the deep themes involved.  It is not for children under 10 years old.

All About Dolphin Island

This is a fun, colorful adventure for the whole family to enjoy!  There is a FREE downloadable Family Discussion Guide to spark meaningful conversations.  These are can be conversations about courage, forgiveness, and/or faith.  It is a heartwarming of love and accountability, entertaining for the whole family.

This movie has been awarded Winner of Best Feature Film at the Christian Film Festival 2021.  Also, it is Dove approved for all ages!  You can purchase Dolphin Island after its on-demand release.  This release will be on Tuesday, March 2nd.  Then, you can watch from the comfort of your own home!  You can also buy links by clicking on THIS LINK.

Trailer

Other Accolades

Kids First says: “5 out of 5 stars.”  Also, “Recommended for ages 7-18, plus adults.  It is family-friendly and highlights the importance of family.

The Dove Foundation states that it is “a heartwarming tale of love and accountability will be entertaining for the whole family.”

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