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

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

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

K-PAX: Spiritual Gifts and Mystery | FCC 127

This image from K-PAX shows Kevin Spacey as Prot and Jeff Bridges as Dr. Mark Powell.

In the 2001 film K-PAX, a mysterious drifter named Prot (played by Kevin Spacey) finds himself in a mental hospital and under the care of Dr. Mark Powell (played by Jeff Bridges). Before he returns to his home planet of K-PAX, Prot gives Dr. Mark Powell the spiritual gift of … Continue reading

TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD: The Mind of Christ | FCC 126

This image from TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD shows Gregory Peck and Brock Peters as Atticus Finch and Tom Robinson.

In TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD, small-town lawyer Atticus Finch (played by Gregory Peck) chooses to defend Tom Robinson (played by Brock Peters), a black man accused of raping a white girl in the Depression-era South. To do this, he exhibits the mind of Christ in order to show his children … Continue reading

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