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Episode 69: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

7/18/2018
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For the Season 2 Finale of PCCH, the guys watched the new documentary on the life and work of Fred Rogers. They discuss the formative power of media, the inherent dignity of each human person, and whether the Gospel needs to be explicitly preached in order to be the Gospel. They close with their Top 5 Inspirational Public Figures.

Duration:01:16:25

Episode 68: Even More Incredible than Last Time

7/11/2018
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The guys watched The Incredibles 2 and loved it! They discuss the role of family, the effects of trauma, and how media affects our lives. They close with their Top 5 Quirky Families.

Duration:01:15:21

Episode 67: Profit from The Prophet

7/4/2018
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This week, the girls take on Khalil Gibran’s The Prophet. They discuss the role of poetry in Scripture, how Christians should understand work as an expression of God’s love, and how generous giving is actually more salvific for the giver than the recipient. They close with the Top 5 Spiritual Books To Read Instead of The Prophet.

Duration:00:55:52

Episode 66: A Podcast You’ll Forget for the Rest of Your Life

6/27/2018
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The guys watched the new Steve Martin and Martin Short comedy special on Netflix. They discuss how the age of authenticity impacts our sense of humor, the nature of the cult of celebrity, and the God-given role of humanity’s priesthood. They close with their Top 5 Performers of All Time.

Duration:01:12:40

Episode 65: Awash in Ocean’s 8

6/20/2018
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The girls take on the new star-studded Ocean’s 8. They discuss how it’s harder to look for God when things are going great, the impact of storytelling in our lives, and how community ought to be formed around a shared vision of a common goal. They close with their Top 5 Actresses That Weren’t in Ocean’s 8.

Duration:00:50:38

Episode 64: Han (Not So) Solo

6/13/2018
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It’s another Star Wars Special! This time, the guys take on Solo, and they discuss spiritual and character formation, the landscape of a world without transcendence, and what constitutes that nature of life. They end with their Top 5 Bad Guys (Who Were Actually Good Guys).

Duration:01:09:47

Episode 63: P-P-Push It!

6/13/2018
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The guys watched the haunting Netflix special, The Push. They discuss the influential nature of authority, the reality of having limited willpower, and the complexity of moral decision making. They close with their Top 5 Difficult Moral Choices.

Duration:01:14:02

PCCH Goes to the Gala!

6/6/2018
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The girls discuss the recent and somewhat controversially themed Met Gala. They discuss what makes for good art-inspired art, the significance of imitating the saints, and the role of beauty in worship. They close with their Top 5 Met Gala Looks of 2018.

Duration:00:54:36

Episode 61: Infinity Stones and Dust in the Wind

5/30/2018
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The guys take on Marvel’s newest installment, Avengers: Infinity War. They discuss the role of empathy in decision making, the tension of the value of the one against the value of the many, and how death only seeks to destroy. They close with their Top 5 Gut Punches.

Duration:00:59:15

Episode 60: Wrinkling Time

5/23/2018
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The girls take on the film adaptation of A Wrinkle in Time. They discuss how Christian themes might covertly intersect with art, how God’s grace works in weakness, and the uncompromising nature of Truth. They end with their Top 5 Mrs. Who Quotations.

Duration:00:42:43

Episode 59: Wakanda Forever

5/16/2018
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The guys are back to discuss Black Panther. They discuss how art breeds connection, how grace given is meant to be shared, and how stories shape our understanding of who we are. They close with their Top 5 Family Conflicts.

Duration:01:22:58

Episode 58: Looking for Light on Wildflower Hill

5/9/2018
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The girls are back to discuss Kimberley Freeman’s novel, Wildflower Hill. They tackle the book’s portrayal of religious people, how shame ought to lead to repentance, and how judgment can be transformed into love through the lens of suffering. They close with their Top 5 Worst Popular Books.

Duration:00:56:01

Episode 57: Shirtballs! It’s The Good Place

2/23/2018
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The guys are huge fans of NBC’s hit comedy, The Good Place. They discuss popular conceptions of the afterlife, how relationships impact character, and the unity of the spirit and the flesh. They close with their Top 5 Supernatural Beings.

Duration:01:13:24

Episode 56: PCCH is Joining the Circus!

2/15/2018
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The girls have a go at the new motion picture musical The Greatest Showman. They discuss how we deeply desire belonging, the power of repentance, and how easy it is to cover reality with a false image. They close with their Top 5 Motion Picture Musicals.

Duration:00:59:27

Episode 55: Turtles Are Persons Too

2/8/2018
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The guys read John Green’s new novel Turtles All the Way Down. They discuss the pain and reality of mental illness, the nature of personhood, and how love breaks through death. They close with their Top 5 YouTubers.

Duration:01:05:41

Episode 54: A Long Podcast About a Galaxy Far, Far Away

1/24/2018
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In the longest PCCH ever, the guys finally take on the entire Star Wars Saga! All of it. They pay special attention to the original trilogy while they explore the transcendence of the Force, the rage of the Dark Side, the passionlessness of the Light, and the need for love to balance them both. They close with their Top 5 Trilogies.

Duration:01:43:56

Episode 53: Heavy is the Podcast that Wears the Crown.

1/19/2018
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The girls watched Netflix’s Original Series The Crown. They discuss portrayals of marriage, the need for leaders to be held to higher standards, and questions of what it means to be authentically oneself. The end with their Top 5 British-isms.

Duration:00:59:49

Episode 52: The Last Jedi: 3rd Annual Star Wars Bonanza

12/20/2017
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It’s finally time for the annual Star Wars PCCH, and the guys are stoked. They discuss relating with the past, the balance between light and darkness, and how great it was to see Luke Skywalker return to the silver screen. Spoilers abound, including this one: No Top 5. Just pure, unadulterated Star Wars.

Duration:01:22:02

Episode 51: The Cosmology of Coco

12/13/2017
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The guys loved Coco, and they both cried (#Pixar). They discuss presentations of the afterlife, the longing for divine justice, and how each of us desperately longs to be remembered by the Lord. They close with their Top 5 Depictions of the Afterlife.

Duration:01:12:42

Episode 50: Flying High with Lady Bird

12/9/2017
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The girls took their moms to see the new film Lady Bird. They discuss how the wisdom of faith opens the door to deeper love, how learning from failures is an ongoing reality, and how everyone’s suffering is unique and incomparable. They close with their Top 5 Nun Characters.

Duration:01:05:16