MARY POPPINS: Restoration and Compassion | FCC 139

This image from MARY POPPINS shows Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins holding a bird.

In Disney’s classic musical film MARY POPPINS, the eponymous nanny (played by Julie Andrews) comes to restore the hearts of the Banks children to their father George (played by David Tomlinson) and vice versa. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on the Finding Christ … 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

THE JUNGLE BOOK: Freedom from the Law | FCC 130

This is a promotional image from THE JUNGLE BOOK.

In Disney’s live-action remake of THE JUNGLE BOOK, Mowgli (played by Neel Sethi) has to gain his freedom from the Law of the Jungle so that he can finally become the leader of the Wolf Pack. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of … Continue reading

MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL: Repentance and a New Heart | FCC 120

This image from MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL shows Gonzo as Charles Dickens.

In Disney’s MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL, Ebenezer Scrooge (played by Michael Caine) learns what it means to have a clean heart after repentance. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema Podcast. For your convenience you will find … Continue reading

LION KING: Remember the Father | FCC 119

This image from LION KING shows Mufasa sitting with Simba and watching the sun rise.

In THE LION KING, Simba lets his guilt and shame stop him from doing what his father taught him to do. He changes his mind, however, when he remembers who his father is. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on this episode of the … Continue reading

STAR WARS The Force Awakens | Monday Movie Review

This image from STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS shows Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Peter Mayhew as Chebacca as they return to the Millennium Falcon.

It’s the first Monday of 2016, and STAR WARS The Force Awakens has already surpassed Jurassic World and Titanic in domestic box office sales and is en route to depose James Cameron’s Avatar for the number one slot for biggest domestic movie ever (update on January 7th, it already has). And all for good reasons, … Continue reading

THE SANTA CLAUSE: Take Up Your Cross | FCC 84

This image from THE SANTA CLAUSE shows Tim Allen and Eric Lloyd as Scott Calvin and Charlie as they are sitting in the sleigh for the first time.

In The Santa Clause, Scott Calvin turns into Santa Claus by putting on the Santa suit, and that is a process similar to taking up one’s cross and following Jesus. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema, we discuss these and other Christian themes and how you can use … Continue reading

INSIDE OUT: Joy and Sadness | FCC 80

This image from INSIDE OUT shows Joy, Sadness, Anger, Fear, and Disgust in Headquarters.

In Disney / Pixar’s latest film Inside Out, the characters Joy and Sadness embark on a quest to return Riley’s core memories back to Headquarters. In this episode of the Finding Christ in Cinema podcast, we discuss how we can use this film to talk about the Christian themes of joy produced … Continue reading

AGE OF ULTRON: Grace and Redemption | FCC 75

This image from AGE OF ULTRON shows the Avengers standing in the church.

Grace and redemption are just two of the Christian themes we’ve found in Avengers: Age of Ultron. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we discuss these themes and how you can use this film to talk about Jesus with your friends. For your convenience you will find each … Continue reading

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