Heartland is a heartwarming family series which follows engaging and enduring characters struggling through life, tragedy, and growth together. The western setting of this series blends the present times with past values. This show champions family in a pure and passionate way leaving you feeling light and happy at the end of every episode. Whether you watch it with your youngsters, your teenagers, or by yourself – you’re bound to truly see what it means to be “family”
6. Fuller House
This 90’s-inspired-spin off has been given mixed reviews across the board; however this show is a happy-go-lucky program filled with laughs and relatable topics. If you grew up watching the original, Full House, you will fall back in love with the characters and be able to share something from your past with your children that they will also enjoy.
5. The Andy Griffith Show
The Andy Griffith Show is an oldie, but definitely still as hilarious and heart warming as ever. The family dynamics within characters, the relationships and love they express, and the hilarious conversations make for a clean night of laughter and lessons. Kids of all ages will be able to follow the storyline, but also understand the humor spun throughout. You can never go wrong with a bumbling uncle, a loving grandmother, and cute kids!
4. Prince of Egypt
This animated retelling of the story book of Exodus is not only visually beautiful, it is rooted in accuracy and detail found directly in the Bible. Don’t let the word “animated” turn you off, this is both kid-friendly and adult-worthy! The depiction of Moses’ life is not only entertaining, but also full of seriousness. In addition to a storyline that is powerful, Prince of Egypt is complemented by a soundtrack with captivating lyrics, dynamic vocalists and enchanted accompaniments.
3. Apostles of Comedy
If laughing your calories off is more your style, The Apostles of Comedy is your cup of tea. This comedy show starring Jeff Allen, Brad Stine, Anthony Griffith and Ron Pearson is the only Christian stand-up video available on Netflix. Each comedian’s set is clean, witty, and quick. It touches on Christianity, families, and life and will keep you smiling from ear-to-ear the entire time.
2. The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
The classic C.S Lewis novel is brought to life in beautiful display in the 2005 movie adaptation. The four siblings find themselves in a new world filled with struggles, conflict, and faith. This movie is both entertaining and relatable – filled with allegories that dive deeper in to Biblical truths and lessons in trust, bravery, and boldness. Whether you’ve read the book or not, this cinematic piece will be perfect for any movie night.
1. The Bible
The Bible, a 10-hour miniseries covers the entire Bible and has a theme of God’s love and hope for all humanity wound throughout the series. The producers and writers took a unique turn on the reenactments and portrayals by providing the stories from a fresh perspectives allowing you connect with the characters on an emotional level. Not all the stories could be covered in those 10 hours; however, it is compelling, gritty and spiritually moving. “The Bible” is not just for the faithful. It’s meant for everyone to see: the curious, the skeptic as well as those who just want to see an entertaining adventure series.