The Bible, and probably your parents, implores us "to treat others as you want to be treated." In the spirit of loving others like we love ourselves, we've compiled a list of movies to inspire you to give and serve others. We've sprinkled in some encouraging Bible verses that are sure to get you thinking about how you can lend a hand to those in your community today.
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Here are movies about giving and helping others worth streaming on Pure Flix today:
Movies About Service
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What happens when we make a real effort to spread kindness? A group of college students – compelled by an inspiring man who challenges them to follow signs from heaven – find out in this inspiring movie about serving others.
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Inspired by a remarkable true story, Phillip and his mom, played by Anna Camp, are determined to change lives after his father disappears due to a mental health crisis. Phillip's generosity and faith spark a citywide movement. This movie will inspire you to give and serve even the "least of these brothers."
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In this movie about giving back, four middle-aged ladies discover purpose when they launch a unique fundraising effort to save a local women's shelter from imminent foreclosure, testing the limits of their friendship and themselves. If you’re looking for movies about service and giving to charity, this movie is for you.
“The wicked borrow and do not repay, but the righteous give generously.” – Psalm 37:21 (NIV)
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Before the Border
A highly driven law student who dreams of serving others as a lawyer eludes her entitled rival as she retraces the path of the underground railroad.
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When the life of Grace Wyatt, an esteemed music professor, is disrupted by tragedy she finds solace in teaching at-risk youth. It's one of the movies about faith in God that's worth streaming today!
“The righteous give without sparing.” – Proverbs 21:26 (NIV)
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Home Sweet Home
A romantic comedy for all ages. The heart of the story brings to light the selfless act of serving others in need.
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When a group of strangers comes together to repair a damaged cross, they find out where God is when bad things happen to good people.
“Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” – 2 Corinthians 9:7 (NIV)
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Mission Trips & How To Serve Others
Travel The Road: Series
It's the ultimate reality show. Join two veteran missionaries answering a dangerous, yet rewarding calling: spreading the Word of God. *Parental Warning: Mature Subjects*
“Give generously to them and do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.” - Deuteronomy 15:10 (NIV)
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Movies About Giving to Charity
In this film, an arrogant sportscaster performs community service during Christmas and learns the power of giving. If you want to see a movie about the power of giving to charity, this is one of the movies about giving back that’s worth streaming today.
Watch “Silver Bells” here.
How To Serve Others: Movies For Kids
VeggieTales: Bob Lends a Helping Hand
Bob and Larry are getting ready to put on a show about helping others, so Larry made himself a belt with a pair of hands and figures out that could be the point.
“A generous person will prosper; whoever refreshes others will be refreshed.” - Proverbs 11:25 (NIV)
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The Lost Medallion
When a man brings a box of donations to a foster home, two teenagers had no idea what secrets lay inside. The two friends travel back 200 years and are faced with saving their island, and future, from a nemesis.
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That wraps our list of movies about giving back. In addition to these powerful films about giving to charity and serving others, watch thousands of other inspirational movies, TV series and documentaries by taking advantage of your free Pure Flix membership trial. You’ll have access to thousands of kid and family-friendly pieces of content — fun for the whole family.