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

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

CASABLANCA: Standing in the Gap | FCC 118

This image from CASABLANCA shows Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.

In CASABLANCA, Humphrey Bogart plays the heartbroken bar owner Rick. He takes care of and provides atonement for those within his fold by standing in the gap between them and their accusers. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. … Continue reading

A KNIGHTS TALE: Mercy and Salvation | FCC 117

This image from A KNIGHTS TALE show Heath Ledger, Mark Addy, and Alan Tudyk as William, Roland, and Wat.

In A KNIGHTS TALE, William Thatcher (played by Heath Ledger) has the spiritual gift of mercy, and the Prince is able to provide salvation to William and restore him to nobility. Join us as we discuss these Christian themes and so much more on the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast. … Continue reading

KINGDOM OF HEAVEN: Mercy and Virtue | FCC 73

This image from KINGDOM OF HEAVEN shows Orlando Bloom as Balian.

Showing mercy because of a life of virtue is a prominent Christian theme in Ridley Scott’s film Kingdom of Heaven. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we’ll discuss how to use that theme as depicted throughout the film as a tool for talking about God and … 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

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