"Sports builds character." Whoever said that probably didn't follow the off-field pursuits of some NBA, NFL, or major league baseball players very closely. Nonetheless, sports can act as a microcosm of the human struggle and teach us life lessons. This is the case with the true story portrayed in the film Remember the Titans.In 1971 an Alexandria, Virginia, high school football team finds that their most intimidating opponent is themselves as they struggle with racial integration. This discussion guide will help you discuss the themes of courage, leadership, and racial unity found in Remember the Titans.
• Movie Summary
• Discussing the Scenes
(Matthew 20:25–28; Ephesians 4:14–16)
• As the Credits Roll
Remember the Titans (Walt Disney Pictures, 2000), rated PG.
This Bible study is not an endorsement of the movie by Christianity Today International. Before watching this film, please get advice and guidance from your parents or youth pastor.
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