Asbury at the Movies is a fun summer series where we show movie clips from popular current films along with a message that connects each movie with scripture. You probably don’t usually look to movies for life lessons, but take our word for it—sit back, relax, and hear a different perspective on how popular films can point us toward the gospel.
June 30: Black Panther
Black Panther is a 2018 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. The movie takes place in the fictional country of Wakanda. Wakanda is a rich nation whose technology surpasses all the other nations because they have a rare metal called Vibranium. A young man named T’Challa becomes king and the new Black Panther after the untimely death of his father. However, a family secret leads to his downfall and he must overthrow his cousin to reign again as the Black Panther. So where does this movie point us to the gospel?
July 7: Crazy Rich Asians
July 14: Mary Poppins Returns
July 21: Bohemian Rhapsody
July 28: Ralph Breaks the Internet