To be defensive is more than just a fighting or sports technique. It's a way of being in all things, as Episode 7 of Visions teaches us.
How much should we trust others with the ever-present potential of betrayal? Raya and the Last Dragon has a messy answer to a messy dilemma.
We label a lot of things that nerds do as "cringe," but there's a frequency and toxicity to this behavior that needs to change.
The real horror of The Haunting of Bly Manor is the fear of pain in loving others. Even still, it extols the need and value of relationships.
The writers of LTN share some of the most powerful examples of faith in popular media—both prescriptive and problematic.
HBO's Watchmen shows the consequences of tolerated injustice to help viewers understand the pain of the oppressed and need for a biblical view of justice.
Humanity's desire for retribution can be genuine and good, but Alan Moore's Watchmen shows us how our solutions for injustice are unjust and fall short.
Beastars shows the difficulty of love between incompatible people. Whether it's requited or not, sometimes denying that love is how to love someone best.
People's shortcomings make us jaded, but we're all works in progress. Patience in light of that helps us find and stoke the potential for good in us all.
Christians should be careful in their motives and guard their hearts with blasphemous media, but it can strengthen their faith, witness, and love of others.