God of Second Chances in STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS | FCC 46

This is a promotional image for the film STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS that features Benedict Cumberbatch as the villain Khan.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we pick up a man named Khan as we look for Christian themes in STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS. Can Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk show us how internal our struggle with God really is? How is Admiral Pike like God…as in, a … Continue reading

Paraclete in RETURN OF THE KING | FCC 42

This is an image from the film RETURN OF THE KING that features Elijah Wood and Frodo Baggins holding the Ring over the fires of Mount Doom.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we finally simply walk into Mordor as we find Christian themes in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. What is the one thing that separates Frodo from Smeagol? How is Aragorn the next Christ-figure? All that and more … Continue reading

The Lamb of God in THE TWO TOWERS | FCC 41

This is an image from the film TWO TOWERS that features Frodo, Sam, and Smeagol as they are being captured.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we get to the Black Gate of Mordor only to be caught by Faramir as we look for Christian themes in The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Why does Samwise change his mind about Smeagol? Is it because Frodo is the … Continue reading

Faithful in Little in FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING | FCC 40

This is an image from the film FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING that features Merry, Frodo, Sam, and Pippin as they prepare for battle.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we embark on the One Journey to Rule Them All as we find Christian themes in THE LORD OF THE RINGS: THE FELLOWSHIP OF THE RING. How can Frodo encourage us to take care of the small things? Is Gandalf the better … Continue reading

Merciful Jesus in LES MISERABLES | FCC 25

This is a promotional image for the film LES MISERABLES that features the young Cosette.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we go back to 19th Century France and look for Christian themes in LES MISERABLES. Is the Bishop in this film a true “vicar” of Christ? What about the merciful Jean Valjean? All that and more in 3…2…1! The Bishop as the … Continue reading

Christian Freedom in DEAD POETS SOCIETY | FCC 23

This is an image from the film DEAD POETS SOCIETY, and it features Professor Keating standing on two desks in order to prove a point about perspective.

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we suck the marrow out of life as we find Christian themes in DEAD POETS SOCIETY. Is the Welton Academy a symbol for oppressive religion? Does that mean that Professor Keating is the Christ-figure who leads his disciples in a new way? … Continue reading

FCC 15: Christian Themes in THE MATRIX

matrix, morpheus, neo, trinity, cypher, promo

On this episode of Finding Christ In Cinema, we follow Morpheus down the rabbit hole and discuss Christian themes in THE MATRIX. How is God revealed through Morpheus? Is he more of a Christ-figure than Neo? All that and more in 3…2…1! The Matrix Enter the world of the Matrix: … Continue reading

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