Rarely have I rooted for a film to be effective as much as I did for Jacob Kindberg’s Sing Over Me, an intimate portrait of Christian singer/songwriter Dennis Jernigen and his lifelong struggle with homosexuality. Aware of the controversy of the subject, I was excited for a film that would address the issue from within the heart of the struggle, hopefully providing unflinching honesty, unique insight, and brave message of hope.
In this episode, Tyler and Josh are joined by Nathan Potter to discuss Darren Aronofsky’s Noah, as well as John Ford’s The Searchers.
00:00:44- Intro, episode 100
00:05:20- No Country for Old Men minisode
00:07:10- Wondercon meetup
00:07:45- Faithflix interview
00:08:45- Nathan Potter
01:40:30- The Searchers
01:53:25- Episode wrap-up
Tyler was recently included in the panel on faith and film, which took place at the Mountaineer Short Film Festival in Morgantown, West Virginia. You can listen to it below.
In this episode, Tyler and Josh discuss separating art from the artist.
00:00:48- Intro, MTOL Newsletter
00:05:00- Separating the art from the artist
00:16:00- Fatty Arbuckle
00:21:45- Roman Polanski
00:27:50- Woody Allen
00:46:43- Christian artists?
00:57:05- Christian film
01:09:10- Episode wrap-up
In this sermon, Rankin Wilbourne discusses the tenth commandment, “Thou Shalt Not Covet.”
We start with two dead men. One of them is still breathing, speaking, and growling humbugs at everything joyful and hopeful in the world. The other is as dead as… well, as a doornail. But both of them are quite dead indeed. And as Charles Dickens wisely instructed us on the very first page of A Christmas Carol, “This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I am going to relate.”