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Seeing and Believing 226 | Marielle Heller’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and James Mangold’s Ford v. Ferrari

Wade and Kevin have tackle two films based on real life subjects: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood and Ford vs. Ferrari in this week’s episode.

Persuasion 178 | Processing Creative Tensions

Erin and Hannah wrap up The Creative Process series with a discussion about the tensions that must be acknowledged as part of the creative life.

The Tie That Binds: The Responsibility of Community in Pyre

Pyre utilizes the narrative power of interactive fiction to remind you of a simple truth: that you are not your own.

Seeing and Believing 225 | Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep and Paul Harrill’s Light From Light

Wade and Kevin continue exploring the supernatural with the novel/movie sequel Doctor Sleep along with indie darling, Light From Light.

I’m a VSCO Girl, in a VSCO World: It’s Fantastic with Eco-Friendly Plastic

Combining both consumerism with an early adoption of digital technology, the VSCO girl shows us who we really are; we can just see it better in the teen trend.

Persuasion 177 | Processing Reach & Impact, with Erik Lokkesmoe

Erin and Hannah continue their series, The Creative Process, by inviting Erik Lokkesmoe to a conversation about marketing reach and impact in creative work.

The Definable and Indefinable Nature of Art

All these struggles to define what art is really boil down to fear—a fear that elitism will strangle joy out of what it is we all enjoy consuming.

Seeing and Believing 224 | Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit and Robert Eggers’s The Lighthouse

Seeing & Believing wades into Taika Waititi’s Jojo Rabbit, set in Nazi Germany, and The Lighthouse, from the director of the The Witch.

The Reluctant Witness by Don Everts, Free for CAPC Members

Everts encourages Believers to go back to meditating on God’s Word which subsequently fills us up for authentic, instead of forced, conversations with non-Christians.

The Enterprise, Deanna Troi, and the Importance of Mental Health

We can learn from Deanna Troi’s striking example of the importance of normalizing and encouraging mental health.

Persuasion 176 | Processing Productivity, with Mike Cosper

In this episode of Persuasion, Erin and Hannah continue The Creative Process series with Mike Cosper talking about productivity in creative work.

The Love That Fights: What It Took for Rachael Denhollander to Bring Down a Predator

Unlike abuse, love does not excuse or minimize wrongdoing.

Seeing and Believing 223 | Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite and an Interview with Author Brian Raftery

Critic Ryan Holt returns to the show to help Kevin explore the bonkers plot of Parasite and Wade sits down with Wired senior writer Brian Raftery

A Kanye Gospel Album We Didn’t Need, but Welcome

To make an influence on the culture-at-large, Christians don’t need a big-name artist like Kanye West to co-opt the Christian message of grace, mercy, forgiveness, and justice.

Vignettes of Darkness: A Halloween Reflection

On the last night of October, we gather up plastic jack-o-lanterns, light up sneakers, and shuffled candy wrappers. We look straight into the façade of evil victories and declare that hell has no hold on us.

From Signs to A Quiet Place: Perspective in Apocalyptic Horror

The claustrophobic feeling of the not-knowing forces us inside ourselves to examine our own reactions to the scenarios presented in the stories and—in the case of movies—on the screen.