Lessons from “Onward:” Living Life Without a Father

One consequence of the Coronavirus quarantine is the delay in movie premieres. There’s not much point in releasing a movie to theaters if all the theaters are closed. Disney decided to get around that by releasing the new Pixar movie “Onward” straight to streaming on Disney+. Since we’ve got the time, let’s talk about the Continue Reading

Lessons from The Day the Earth Stood Still and the Coronavirus

With everything shutting down due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it feels as though for the first time in recent memory, the world is standing still. As we all wait in our homes for life to return to normal, let’s take a look at what we as Christians can draw from this Cold War classic.

Lessons from Joker Part 2: We Get What We Deserve.

While Joker presents a world with no heroes, it did get one thing right. Everyone is broken in this world, and has the guilt of their own sin. Maybe we don’t snap and murder people who have wronged us, but that’s not the standard of good that Jesus gave us.

Lessons from Joker Part 1: “Everybody is Awful.”

I will admit, I was not excited to see Joker. I knew it would be a pretty dark and depressing movie since it’s the origin story for a psychopathic murderer. Sometimes a grim movie is worth sitting through.

Lessons from Doctor Strange: “Looking Through a Keyhole”

2016’s Doctor Strange seems to have largely faded away as yet another super hero origin story. That’s unfortunate because it explores themes and ideas rarely seen in this kind of movie. One in particular sets us up for a very relevant conversation when discussing Christian apologetics.

Lessons from the Big Screen: What We Can Learn from Media and Story

How Should Christians Respond to Thanos?

Part of both evangelism and apologetics is engaging people and the culture. Let’s be honest, we spend a lot of time on movies, TV, video games, music, etc. The ideas in them will have an impact on our society with or without us, so we may as well use them to our advantage.

The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #115: Bad Christian Movies Part 2

In this episode of the Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David discuss their favorite, and not so favorite, Christian movies. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor Stitcher.  Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list.  You can also listen Continue Reading

Tent Making Christianity Podcast #114: Bad Christian Movies Part 1

In this episode, Drew and David Discuss bad and good Christian movies. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor Stitcher.  Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list.  You can also listen directly from the side bar on our home page. Or listen Continue Reading