If you’ve been reading my blog over the years, you’ve been introduced to Ian & Larissa Murphy. Their stories have encouraged many people, so much so that I ended up creating their own category on my blog. Therefore, I was very pleased when Desiring God asked Citygate Films to produce a short documentary about them. What an honor to showcase their faith on film!
Even though my company produced this film, I’m not going to be bashful about promoting this piece. The reason is not for the filmmaking–it is because of the tremendous, God-honoring faith that Ian and Larissa express. I still cry every time I watch it. May I suggest that you share this with friends who have suffered traumatic brain injury, or any kind of disabling accident? More importantly, may I suggest that you offer respite relief and support to anyone who is a regular caregiver to loved ones who are seriously ill or injured? The Murphys are very fortunate to have a strong community of family and friends who support them in various ways, but this is not true of everyone in similar situations.
I hope you have eight minutes to spare to be inspired by their story!
(Note to fans of The Vow, we filmed this long before the feature film and updated book was released. But it’s wonderful to know stories like these aren’t isolated, thanks to the grace of God.)
A Spanish-subtitled version is also available.
Some blog posts are worth repeating. This is one of them. ~ CMC
Read the original post or comment at Carolyn McCulley’s blog.
[author] [author_image timthumb=’on’]http://christmycovenant.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/carolyn-mcculley.png[/author_image] [author_info]Carolyn McCulley is the author of two books, Radical Womanhood: Feminine Faith in a Feminist World (Moody Publishers, 2008) and Did I Kiss Marriage Goodbye? Trusting God with a Hope Deferred (Crossway, 2004). Carolyn is also a contributor to Sex and the Supremacy of Christ, edited by John Piper and Justin Taylor (Crossway, 2005), as well as to other webzines and publications. She is a frequent conference speaker for women’s ministry events and also maintains a blog, Radical Womanhood. [/author_info] [/author]