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What is Faith When You Live in a Dystopia?

When watching The Man In the High Castle, writer Scott Kingsolver thinks about those currently living in dystopias of their own.

Gaming for Connection

Our world may be more "connected" than ever, but we should invest in lasting social capital to help protect ourselves and the people around us from isolation.

Facing the Darkness: A Reflection on Concrete Genie

Ryan Eighmey explains how Concrete Genie is about light overcoming the darkness inside ourselves, in those around us, and extending love and forgiveness.

Letting the Past Die: New Star Wars Stories Good for the Soul

There's a galaxy of stories outside the cinematic realm of Star Wars. Jonathan Reedy discerns the strongest in The Force and the lessons they have to teach.

Looking Back at the Black Hole: Reflections on the Fortnite Publicity Stunt

With Epic Games’s most recent PR stunt and the launch of Fortnite Chapter 2, LTN writers share their perspectives on the Black Hole Event. From appreciation to critique, writers Zach Carpenter, Ryan Eighmey, and Joey Thurmond discuss what the Black Hole Event has meant to them.

The Power of Neighborliness: Why Joker Needs Fred Rogers

A comparison of Todd Phillip's take on Joker and Mr. Rogers, reveals the danger of loneliness and the power neighborliness to change our narrative.

Untitled Goose Game and Schadenfreude

We exhibit glee at the silly mistakes and misfortune of others, but how much is too much? Untitled Goose Game prompts reflection upon our love of mischief.

Love Thy Dead Neighbor: A Mortician’s Tale

A Mortician's Tale gives players a glimpse into the reality of care after death and examines how we can best respect the deceased.

Can You be a Christian and Love Cosmic Horror?

Cosmic horror is much more than too many eyes and tentacles and weird geometry—but how does it square with Christianity?

My Most Grievous Fault: Blasphemous’ Angelic Goal to Re-enchant the World

Team 17's Blasphemous offers a glimpse of a reenchanted world, where concepts that are the bedrock of Christian faith are more than abstract terms.