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Jake Mentzel

Jake is the president of Warhorn Media. You probably known him best for planting Church of the King in Evansville, Indiana, and providing the voice of Lance Redford.

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Winsomeness is dead (and other lessons about the church today)

Our heroes have many things to discuss about the state of the church in November, 2022. From attempts to properly “brand” Jesus … to the death of winsomeness in Australia … to whether Christians should use tricks of rhetoric … we discuss... read more

The Fabelmans (2022)

It’s Sammy Fabelman-er, Steven Spielberg’s life story! Does he have a good perspective on … himself and his parents’ divorce and his entry into Hollywood? Or is this self aggrandizing myth-making? Or what? Support us here! Listen to the episode... read more

Sanity on the Scene — Star Wars and Movie Music

Music makes movies work! It makes Star Wars epic and emotional. It provides an audio contrast to the images in 2001: A Space Odyssey. And it makes evil things seem good in… well, in a lot movies. Support our movie work here! read more

Help us out this holiday season

Sanity at the Movies needs your help. Support us here with a one time donation. Support us here! Listen to the episode at a separate link here! Subscribe to the podcast here! read more

Help us out this holiday season

Happy Thanksgiving! If you care about this and our other work, please consider giving at Warhorn Media. Support us here! Subscribe here! Download the episode at a separate link here read more

Sanity on the Scene — How Movies Changed the World

From Thomas Edison and the Lumière brothers … to The Birth of a Nation … to Terminator 2 … to Saving Private Ryan … movies have changed the world, and totally rewired our brains. Watch to find out how. Support our movie work here! read more

JK Rowling, Elon Musk, Donald Trump, and more

PayPal, JK Rowling, trans people, black sperm donors, Elon Musk, daylight savings, Trump, Desantis, abortion support… we discuss it all! Plus: help us out by making a one-time donation here! Support us here! Subscribe here! Download the episode at a separate... read more

Stagecoach (1939)

It’s Stagecoach. The movie that made John Wayne a star and ushered in a newly mature Western. It’s also a ton of fun. And we had fun talking about it. Yay! Support us here! Listen to the episode at a separate link here! Subscribe to the podcast... read more

Sanity on the Scene — You Are Not Harry Potter! (the power of the blank slate)

Some movie heroes are not that interesting. Luke Skywalker, Neo, Harry Potter… these guys are as vanilla as vanilla can be. And that’s what makes them work as avatars for you, the viewer! On this episode, we talk about the power of the blank slate. Support... read more

Ep 8: Find leaders, not demagogues

In our final episode on abortion, our heroes have a few topics left to cover: sex-selective abortion, IVF, the global traffic in baby body parts. We live in a crazy sci-fi dystopian world. How do we navigate it? At the end of the day, how do we oppose abortion? Read... read more

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