How Do You Describe Indescribable?

I’ve now seen ‘Indescribable’ three times; the first being at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival.  I would have a hard time naming a film in the 2013 festival that I liked better.  Now, having watched ‘Indescribable’ twice more, my opinion of the movie has not yet been diminished.

Stacie Graber (director) and Joseph J. Graber (writer and producer) artfully tell a story that really deals with two questions.  The first being; how does one describe the love of God?

Blynn (Seth Pruski) learns that Papa (Rich Swingle) is writing a song about the love of God, but is stuck on the third verse.  Blynn then gathers his siblings to help write a third verse for Papa.  Not really knowing how to define love, they ask for help.  However, each person they ask says something different, and this leaves them with a confusing mystery that is exciting to watch unravel.

The second question of ‘Indescribable’ is; how does someone love God?  Blynn says “I can see and feel the sun, and I can see Papa and feel him, but with God it’s just….”  Blynn’s mission to finish the song quickly becomes less important than his need to know and understand God.

In the end, both questions are answered at once.  Blynn, with help from Papa, begins to understand God’s love. All of the threads in the movie powerfully come together with the truth of the Gospel – how God demonstrated His love for mankind.  And we can demonstrate our love for God, as well, through worship, prayer, reading His word, and serving others.

“And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.” – Mark 12:30

‘Indescribable’ is a movie for the whole family to watch again and again.  The 94 minute movie is based on the true story behind the hymn “The Love of GOD”.  It’s well scripted and directed with inspiring performances by all of the actors.  The DVD features a very creative behind the scenes presentation; taking you on a tour through the heart, soul, mind, and strength of a film production.  Also included are deleted scenes, bloopers, and more.  View the trailer at

– by Benjamin Owen /