Are You Just Watching?
The characters of Independence Day must turn to God, heed warnings, and be prepared to do battle against a superior foe. Ah the spiritual parallels!
The 1996 blockbuster, Independence Day, frames a cliched story of alien invasion around the relationships of four very different families.
The many unintended Christian parallels in Disney Pixar’s Onward include taking the narrow path, walking boldly in the Spirit, possessing the gift of salvation, and mentoring others in spiritual growth.
The Disney+ original movie Togo allows us to ponder the topics of epidemic quarantines, everyday heroes, and a devotion that knows no boundaries.
An example of a “more polite” era, Emma (2020) demonstrates the pitfall of pride, the dangers of leisure, and the consequences of a loose tongue.
Dolittle is an entertaining children’s movie that gives insights into relationships and communication.
A culmination of decades, Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker encompasses themes of redemption, identity, and sacrifice.
Knives Out is a puzzle put together with pieces of guilt, greed, and the context of truth.
Harriet provides a good foundation for a discussion on life, freedom, and the voice of God from both a historical and spiritual perspective.
Gemini Man provides some interesting discussion regarding the justification for cloning, souls stained by accumulated guilt, and nature versus nurture.