Obi-Wan Kenobi ‌‌Recap:‌ A New Heart (Episodes 5 & 6)

The Dark Side may be a pathway to many abilities, but vengeance and blind rage is a pathway to losing the forest for the trees.

“I’m Still Here”: Stranger Things 4, “Running Up that Hill,” and Killing Monsters

Stranger Things has always been about recalling people to life—about fighting for your life and others’ lives.

Seeing and Believing 339 | The Black Phone & Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

Does The Black Phone get a ringing endorsement from Kevin and Sarah? Also Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

The Bob’s Burgers Movie: Hope and Hijinks for the American Family

The Belchers are both a representation of actual families—as real as an unvarnished food display—and the ideal we should aspire to.

That Melody above the Herd: Pilgrims, Punk Rock, and Love in U2’s Songs of Innocence

In U2’s Songs of Innocence, the artist can participate in this reality of love, but only if he can first humbly admit the poverty of his own soul.

Seeing and Believing 338 | Crimes of the Future (2022) & The Fly (1986)

It’s a David Cronenberg double feature as Kevin and Sarah review Crimes of the Future and the moist body horror classic, The Fly.

Obi-Wan Kenobi ‌‌Recap:‌ Playing With Fire (Episodes 3 & 4)

Terrible, ungodly things happen when we sacrifice our ideals on the altars of peace and stability.

On Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers, Kendrick Lamar Finds Peace with Self by Accepting Conflict

Instead of simply preaching his thoughts on those controversial topics, Lamar shares his experiences and resulting perspectives on the matters.

Seeing and Believing 337 | Jurassic Word: Dominion and Frankenstein (1931)

This episode explores the hubris of humanity with Jurassic World Dominion and one of the original monster movies, 1931’s Frankenstein.

“Leaf by Niggle”: Sacrificing Ambition for the Love of a Neighbor

There is no goal or achievement we can aspire to that is greater than loving God and loving our neighbors as Christ loves them.

The Making of Biblical Womanhood and the Missing Mother of God (Part 2)

Celibate monasticism was a symbol of the radical resurrection equality of men and women—of their symmetrical status as eternal brothers and sisters. 

Shin Megami Tensei V’s Theology of Absence

Shin Megami Tensei V reveals, with unsentimental efficiency, that righteousness stripped of love spares no thought for forgiveness and compassion.

Seeing and Believing 336 | Men & Anomalisa

Are men okay? Kevin and Sarah want to know after watching Alex Garland’s movie Men, and Charlie Kaufman’s 2015 stop-motion movie Anomalisa.

The Making of Biblical Womanhood and the Missing Mother of God (Part 1)

When the highest feminine symbol within church history was rejected as an idol, a primary example of women’s indisputable dignity disappeared too.

Obi-Wan Kenobi ‌‌Recap:‌ It’s A Trap! (Episodes 1 & 2)

If my best hopes for this series are fulfilled, it’ll be the redemption of Kenobi’s arc and seeing that Luke was not alone in his hope for Anakin.