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What is a Hero? A Look at Amazon’s The Boys

What if superheroes were real? Amazon's original series The Boys may have the answer.

There Is Life After This

Despite what you’ve done, despite what’s been done to you, you can continue to live. You can be forgiven. You can find a new purpose.

When Video Games Become Something More

Video games are often scapegoats for social problems, but they help Eric cope with his depression and social anxiety.

Finding Forgiveness in Silent Hill 2

Can a horror game remind us of forgiveness? Writer Daniel Motley shares how Silent Hill 2 helped him come to terms with previous regrets.

Tales from Gen Con

Our outreach team and convention friends share some of their favorite stories from Gen Con 2019, "the best four days in gaming."

Elementary and Overcoming Fate

Elementary examines whether or not any of us are fated to a certain life, and how much better our chances are at overcoming that fate if we work together.

DayZ: It’s All Gonna Break

Drew Dixon dived head-first into DayZ and found himself wanting to come up for air.

Play Games, Nerd Out, and Learn to Love Nerds Better at LTN Con

One of my favorite parts of working for Love Thy Nerd is the opportunity it affords me to chat with people outside the church. Don’t get me wrong, I love church people. I am one, after all. But living in the Bible Belt and working in Christian ministry, I just wouldn’t normally bump elbows with […]

Charity and Courage: Remembering David Hedison

John Tuttle commemorates the conviction and kindness of David Hedison.

What is a Blerd? | Part 2

Good grades, that wasn’t hood. It wasn’t G. Classical music, violin playing...that’s for white folks. At that time pop culture didn’t help blerds, black television and film poked fun at the non-stereotypical black male—if they showed one at all. Nobody wanted to be Carlton Banks, you wanted to be like Will Smith.