Persuasion 203 | Just Preach the Gospel

If we reached every person with the gospel, would the common good happen naturally? Erin and Hannah discuss gospel matters in this episode of their For God and Country series.

Persuasion 202 | Toeing the Party Line

If we are to truly invest in and bring about the common good, we need to find both the common and the good. Erin and Hannah discuss party lines in this episode of their For God and Country series.

Persuasion 201 BONUS | Interview with Sam Perry

Listen to Hannah’s full interview with Sam Perry in this special members-only bonus episode!

Seeing and Believing 264 | Charlie Kaufman’s I’m Thinking of Ending Things and Carol Reed’s The Third Man

Kevin hosts guest critic Sarah Welch-Larson this week to review Charlie Kaufman’s latest brain-bender, “I’m Thinking of Ending Things.”

Persuasion 201 | Taking America Back for God

Erin and Hannah talk about “Taking America back for God!” and the Christian nationalist perspective affecting our work for the common good.

Seeing and Believing 263 | Niki Caro’s Mulan and Rian Johnson’s Brick

Wade and Kevin take the plunge on the Disney+ exclusive Mulan and Brick, Rian Johnson’s 2006 film noire style debut.

Persuasion 200 | For God and Country? with Kaitlyn Schiess

Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson host Kaitlyn Schiess to kick off the fall series, For God and Country. Each episode will tackle an aspect of how faith and politics collide. PLUS >> Register to win a copy of Kaitlyn’s book!

Seeing and Believing 262 | Bill and Ted Face the Music and Roman Polanski’s Chinatown

Wade and Kevin review Bill and Ted Face the Music then balance out the frivolity with the somber neo-noir classic Chinatown.

Persuasion 199 | Getting By… with Luke T. Harrington

Erin and Hannah host Luke T. Harrington to discuss the importance of humor and how our faith can actually be strengthened when we learn to take ourselves—and life—a little less seriously.

Seeing and Believing 261 | Amanda McBaine/Jesse Moss’s Boys State and Ida Lupino’s The Hitch-Hiker

This week’s Seeing and Believing features discussions about Boys State and Ida Lupino’s The Hitch-Hiker.

Persuasion 198 | Getting By… with Gina Dalfonzo

Gina Dalfonzo joins Erin and Hannah to explore the value of nurturing friendships even in the most dire of circumstances.

Seeing and Believing 260 | Michael Almereyda’s Tesla and Louis Malle’s Elevator to the Gallows

Wade and Kevin are back to with their “Summer of Darkness” Noir marathon with the French “Elevator to the Gallows” after an electrifying review of “Tesla”.

Persuasion 197 | Getting By… with Wendy Alsup

Wendy Alsup joins this conversation to help us reconcile our current historical moment—which is full of loss and fear—with our tendency to sidestep pain and suffering.

Persuasion 196 | Just Getting By

Persuasion is back with a summer miniseries full of good friends and great ideas for getting by considering the state of our world today.

Seeing and Believing 259 | James D’Arcy’s Made in Italy and Billy Wilder’s Double Indemnity

Two very different kinds of family melodramas are featured in this week’s episode: James D’Arcy’s Made in Italy, and the famous film noir Double Indemnity!

Seeing and Believing 258 | Dave Franco’s The Rental and Nicholas Ray’s In a Lonely Place

Seeing & Believing kicks off a new series on film noir starting with Humphrey Bogart in a Lonely Place and Dave Franco’s directorial debut with The Rental.