Since Movieguide was founded in 1985, we have been teaching media wisdom to the public, especially families and people of faith, to inform them about the influence of the mass media and thereby equip them to choose the good and reject the bad.

The more we serve the God of the Universe by teaching media wisdom, the more clear it becomes that our efforts are being hampered by one thing: ignorance. Specifically, ignorance about the gospel of Jesus Christ and ignorance about biblical truth.

Thus, the first step in having true media wisdom is to believe the gospel of Jesus Christ and begin a personal, daily relationship with the Son of God, who died for our sins and rose from the grave to deliver us from sin so that we can be spiritually and morally baptized, transformed, and sanctified by the power of God the Holy Spirit.

For example, in Mark 1:15, Jesus Christ tells us to repent or turn away from our sins toward God and to believe the gospel. Then, Peter tells us in Acts 2:38, “Repent and be baptized, every one of you, in the name of Jesus Christ so that your sins will be forgiven. And, you will receive the gift of the Holy Spirit.”

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