If you prefer films where the only special effect is an unexpected laugh or tear, here’s a movie list full of antidotes to all the action and aliens.

In the midst of a cacophony of noise, finding true soul rest is nearly impossible. With so many responsibilities and distractions vying for our attention, too many of us have built unhealthy cycles of rest. As a result, we burn ourselves out, striving and straining against God’s intent for our lives. In Soul Rest, Curtis Zackery reveals how our misaligned view of rest has its roots in an identity that is out of rhythm with God. In this excerpt, Zackery examines the source of this real, true rest and hints at the possibility of a sustainable life with Jesus: There…