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

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

TEMPLE OF DOOM: God’s Will and Living Sacrifice | FCC 97

This is a promotional poster for INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM.

Even if he doesn’t believe it’s God’s will, Indiana Jones shows us what it means to be a living sacrifice for God when he decides to rescue the missing children instead of going back to his university. We’ll cover that and much more as we discuss Indiana Jones and the … Continue reading

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: Christian Fear and Love | FCC 96

This is a promotional image for the film RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK.

In RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK, Indiana Jones loves Marion Ravenwood so much that he overcomes his fear of snakes and even death. This shows us what it’s like when we let our love for God cast out our fear of death. For your convenience you will find each podcast … Continue reading

BRIDGE OF SPIES: Jesus’ Golden Rule | FCC 94

This image from BRIDGE OF SPIES shows Tom Hanks.

Steven Spielberg’s latest film BRIDGE OF SPIES tells the story of a lawyer defending a Russian spy in the Cold War, and that story can be seen as a metaphor for how Christ advocates us to God and brings us near to Him when we were once far off. For your … Continue reading

E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL: Prayer and Unity | FCC 91

This image from E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL shows E.T. and Elliott riding the bike with the moon in the background.

In E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, the alien wants to “phone home” to strengthen the bond between himself and his family. This is why we also pray to God so that our bond with Him and fellow Christians may be stronger and be more effective in God’s kingdom. For your convenience you will find each … Continue reading

JURASSIC WORLD: Repentance and Transformation | FCC 79

This image from JURASSIC WORLD shows the water dinosaur eating a shark.

Repentance and transformation are just two of the Christian themes in this past summer’s blockbuster hit Jurassic World. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we discuss how this film can be used to tell your friends about the repentance and transformation that comes from knowing Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II: For the Love of Money | FCC 77

This poster from BACK TO THE FUTURE PART II shows Marty McFly and Doc Brown getting out of the time machine DeLorean.

In Back to the Future Part II, Marty McFly buys the Gray’s Sports Almanac because he wants to get rich quickly. His love of money is a part of his selfish pride, but Doc Brown instantly rebukes him of his mistake. In this episode of the Finding Christ In Cinema podcast, we … Continue reading

The Power of Love in BACK TO THE FUTURE | FCC 57

This image from BACK TO THE FUTURE features Michael J. Fox as Marty McFly and Christopher Lloyd as Dr. Brown.

On this episode of Finding Christ in Cinema, we jump in the DeLorean and turn on the Flux Capacitor as we look for Christian themes in Robert Zemeckis’s sci-fi classic Back to the Future. Is Marty McFly’s love and kindness for his father enough to save the world? All that … Continue reading

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