Episode 5 – What Wouldn’t Jesus Watch?

In This Episode:

00:00 – Legalized Marijuana and the Death Star
4:00 – What we’ve been reading (spoiler: Stephen King)
8:00 – Back to school with the StoryMen
14:15 – What 2012 film would you use to start a spiritual conversation? (plus the Golden Globes, how The Grey scares us, and why we hated Brave)
34:00 – What would Jesus watch?

Preview of this episode:

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This is an idol, right?
This is an idol, right?

Give us your best cheesy Christian tagline for the 9 Best Picture nominations! Winners announced on our next episode!

  1. Argo
  2. Amour
  3. Beasts of the Southern Wild
  4. Django Unchained
  5. Les Miserables
  6. Lincoln
  7. Life of Pi
  8. Silver Linings Playbook
  9. Zero Dark Thirty

You can submit your taglines in the comments, on Facebook or with the Twitter hashtag #StoryMen

Episode Links


11/22/63IT and On Writing by Stephen King
Memory of Light and the Wheel of Time book series


JR.’s posts on Django Unchained, Zero Dark Thirty and Dexter Season 6
15 Reasons Brave Doesn’t Feel Like a Pixar Film
Scott Derrickson’s The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister

Blog Posts and Talks:

Matt’s talks
First TalkSecond TalkThird Talk
Clay’s post The Places We End Up
JR.’s World Religions Podcast

Find Matt Mikalatos at:

Blog: The Burning Hearts Revolution


Amazon Page

Find Clay Morgan at:

Blog: Clay Writes


Amazon Page

Find JR. Forasteros at:



Sermon Podcast and World Religions Podcast

Music for the Podcast:

Creative Commons License Spinnin’ by Alex is licensed under a Attribution (3.0).

By JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.