Dec. 24, 2020

Faithspotting "Soul" Quarantine Edition

Due to Covid protocols, Kenny joins Mike by phone for a virtual recording of Faithspotting as they share their thoughts about, and spot faith elements in the newest Pixar film Soul. We apologize for the less than optimum sound quality. …

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Dec. 15, 2020

Faithspotting Favorite Christmas Films

Mike and Kenny share and discuss their top 5 Christmas films. Faith is about story and in addition to specific faith elements spotted they share the stories behind these films that make them truly favorite Christmas films. Faith Elements...

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Dec. 10, 2020

Faithspotting "The Crown" Part 2

Faithspotting hosts Mike and Kenny continue looking at the faith elements in the NETFLIX series, The Crown. In this episode, Faithspotting examines the faith elements spotted in "Bubbikins," the fourth episode of season three and "The Hereditary...

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Dec. 3, 2020

Faithspotting "Hillbilly Elegy"

Kenny and Mike discuss the NETFLIX film Hillbilly Elegy and examine faith elements spotted in the latest film from Director Ron Howard. Set in Middletown Ohio in 2011, with flashbacks to 1997, Hillbilly Elegy is based on the bestselling memoir …

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Nov. 26, 2020

Faithspotting "The Crown"

Kenny and Mike discuss the faith elements spotted in 2 episodes from the NETFLIX series The Crown, "Vergangenheit" from season 2 and "Aberfan" from season 3. Vergangenheit was the 6th episode in the show's second season. The subjects depicted...

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Nov. 13, 2020

Faithspotting "The Social Dilemma"

Mike and Kenny discuss the film and faith issues in the important Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma. The film is a documentary addressing the addictive and destructive elements of social media. Former early executives of social media platforms...

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Oct. 30, 2020

Faithspotting "Joker"

Kenny and Mike discuss the film and faith elements found in Joaquin Phoenix's Academy Award winning performance in Todd Phillips's film Joker. Spoiler Alert! As with all Faithspotting episodes, we hope the...

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Oct. 26, 2020

Favorite Halloween Films

Join Kenny and Mike for this Halloween Special as they share their top 5 films for Halloween, and share their memories, stories, and connections to these films. What are your favorites and Why? Come for the films; stay for the …

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Oct. 16, 2020

Faithspotting A Ghost Story

Kenny and Mike discuss the film and faith elements spotted in David Lowery's A Ghost Story, which stars Casey Affleck and Rooney Mara. Both Mike and Kenny enjoyed the film and found it to be an organic film that does …

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Oct. 9, 2020

Faithspotting "Enola Holmes"

Kenny and Mike discuss Enola Holmes and spot the faith elements on the Netflix film starring and produced by Millie Bobby Brown. Enola Holmes is the 16 year old sister of the famous London detective Sherlock Holmes and their older …

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Oct. 1, 2020

Faithspotting "Tenet" Part 2

Back to the Theater, Church, and Communal Experience.

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Sept. 25, 2020

Faithspotting "Tenet" Part 1

Mike and Kenny discuss the film and faith elements spotted in Christopher Nolan's Tenet. While Tenet is a very complex film that may require a second viewing to more fully understand the complexity, it is also a film that is …

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Sept. 18, 2020

Faithspotting Boys State

Kenny and Mike discuss the film and faith elements spotted in the documentary film Boys State. Directed by Amanda McBaine and Jesse Moss, Boys State documents the 2018 Texas Boys State gathering. Boys State is a national program dedicated to …

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Sept. 11, 2020

Faithspotting "Won't You Be My Neighbor"

Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch discuss the cinematic and faith elements reflected in the Fred Rogers Documentary Film Won't You Be My Neighbor, available for streaming rental or purchase on YouTube, Amazon Prime and other streaming services. Although...

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Sept. 4, 2020

Faithspotting The Banker

Mike and Kenny discuss the film and faith elements in The Banker, starring Anthony Mackie and Samuel L. Jackson and directed by George Nolfi. The Banker tells the story of two of America's most successful Black business men in the …

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Aug. 28, 2020

Faithspotting "Da 5 Bloods

Kenny and Mike discuss the film and faith spotted in Spike Lee's Da 5 Bloods, a film vast in imagery, characters, and story and flush with social and theological reflection. Spoiler Alert for those planning to watch the film. Those …

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Aug. 21, 2020

Faithspotting Greyhound

Hosts Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch look at the Apple TV+ film Greyhound and discuss the faith elements spotted in the World War II, Tom Hanks screenplay. Based on the novel, "The Good Shepherd" by C. S. Forester, Tom Hanks …

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Aug. 14, 2020

Faithspotting Hamilton

Hosts Kenny Dickson and Mike Hatch talk films and faith spotted in films. In this first episode Kenny and Mike discuss the film and faith elements in the Disney+ film and cultural phenomenon Hamilton. The film was recorded over several …

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July 20, 2020

Introducing Faithspotting

Introducing Faithspotting - a brand new podcast where we will spot and share issues of life, faith, and theology presented in film, television, and music, then empower you to use these stories as tools to strengthen and apply faith in …

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