THE AFRICAN QUEEN: True Compassion | FCC 138

This image from the AFRICAN QUEEN has Humphrey Bogart as Charlie Allnut and Katharine Hepburn as Rose Sayer.

In the 1951 classic film THE AFRICAN QUEEN, Charlie Allnut (played by Humphrey Bogart) and Rose Sayer (played by Katharine Hepburn) share a journey on the eponymous steamboat and learn what true, hands-on compassion really is. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and more on this episode of … Continue reading

KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS: Full Armor of God | FCC 137

This image from KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS shows Art Parkinson as Kubo, Matthew McConaughey as Beetle, and Charlize Theron as Monkey.

In KUBO AND THE TWO STRINGS, a young boy named Kubo (voiced by Art Parkinson) and his two companions Monkey (voiced by Charlize Theron) and Beetle (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) venture to find the enchanted armor and defeat the Moon King. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and … Continue reading

MOANA: We Know the Way with Compassion | FCC 136

This image from MOANA shows Auli'i Cravalho as Moana and Dwayne The Rock Johnson as Maui.

In Disney’s latest animated film MOANA, our eponymous heroine (played by Auli’i Cravalho) reminds her people that they are meant to be Wayfinders and then shows Maui (played by Dwayne Johnson) enough compassion to help him heal. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on … Continue reading

THE BFG: Royal Family and Vulnerability | FCC 135

This image from BFG shows Mark Rylance as the BFG and Ruby Barnhill as Sophie.

In Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story THE BFG, Sophie (played by Ruby Barnhill) uses her own vulnerability to help the BFG (played by Mark Rylance) get the help he needs. Then, she is adopted into the royal family. Join us as we discuss these Christian … Continue reading

ROGUE ONE: I Can Do All Things | FCC 134

This image from ROGUE ONE shows Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso.

Among the many Christian themes in ROGUE ONE, we focus on Chirrut Imwe’s mantra “I am with the Force, and the Force is with me” and how it compares to Phillippians 4:13 which says, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.” Join us as we discuss this and so much … Continue reading

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM: One of Us | FCC 133

This image from FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM shows the cast.

FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM is about Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) and his other fellow wizards attempting to save the life of Jacob Kowalski (played by Dan Fogler) and then leave him with a fulfilling mission. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so … Continue reading

DOCTOR STRANGE: It’s Not About You | FCC 132

This image from DOCTOR STRANGE shows Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange.

In Marvel Studios’ latest film DOCTOR STRANGE, Stephen Strange (played by Benedict Cumberbatch) is a selfish, arrogant, and egocentric man who learns that he can only be great if he uses his talents and gifts to save other people. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much … Continue reading

ARRIVAL: Grace and Listening | FCC 131

This image from ARRIVAL shows Amy Adams.

In ARRIVAL, Dr. Louise Banks (played by Amy Adams) has the chance to communicate with aliens. While her colleagues insist on being forceful and blunt, Louise believes that it is better to exhibit a little grace and be quick to listen so that she can start a relationship before asking … Continue reading

SULLY: Miracles and Virtue | FCC 129

This image from SULLY shows Tom Hanks.

In SULLY, Tom Hanks plays Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger, who safely landed a passenger aircraft in the Hudson after its two engines failed. The event itself is a miracle that could only be accomplished by someone of virtue. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more … Continue reading

SUPER 8: Forgiveness and Compassion | FCC 128

This image from SUPER 8 shows the kids watching the alien monster.

In J.J. Abrams’s film SUPER 8, teenager Joe Lamb (played by Joel Courtney) learns that it is easier to forgive someone when he understands their side of the story. He and his friends also learn what it means to show compassion and mercy even as the world is falling apart … Continue reading

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