Lens

Short video exploring the way each of us ‘sees’ the world uniquely. A great discussion starter on plausibility structures or worldviews.

Ministry use licence

Description

What is your lens?

How do you view the world around you?

This video explores the complex and incredible workings of the human eye. It proposes that as each of us sees the world through our own unique lenses, we too, view reality through our own unique perspectives.

It poses questions:

Can the lens in which we are viewing life through obscure what we are actually seeing?

How do we know we have the true, undistorted picture of reality?

It concludes that when we search for truth – we need to keep 'our lens' in mind and take account for our biases.

Possible Discussion Questions

  • Think about some of your friends or work colleagues, what lenses do you think they view the world through?
  • How does knowing Jesus transform the way in which you view the world?

Related Bible Reference

  • Colossians 2:8
  • Matthew 6:19-24
  • Romans 12:2

Credits

Produced by owlinspace

Owlinspace makes “cinematic, academic, existential films”. They are a cross-disciplinary team of academics and creatives, who combine the simplicity of good storytelling with the insight of cutting edge research, to craft film.

Narrated by Tom Cozens

Tom Cozens is a producer and presenter based in London UK as the Director at owlinspace. Tom has worked with a variety of companies including Disney, Sony, the BBC, CTVC, TBN UK, Ethos Education, CSLI London, Oasis and A Rocha. Having studied both Science at Cambridge and Philosophy & World Religion at Oxford.

Licence Agreement

Ministry use licence

This video is available for use online or offline in the context of your ministry/ministries (e.g. church service, children’s/youth group, small group, Bible study, school assemblies and lessons). By purchasing this video, you are purchasing a license to use and show it in the context of your specific situation (unless otherwise noted, this excludes uploading it by itself to social media).

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