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How to Enjoy Nerdy “Heresies” Without Being a Heretic

Some nerdy media always gets a bad rap in the church. CJ Burroughs has three steps for how to enjoy all things with openness and discernment.

What is Steam?

Steam is not only a place to buy games, but also a platform for communities, VR support, etc. Rachel Knight has written a guide for newcomers.

What is Discord?

Writer Rachel Knight gives you a quick look at gaming's preeminent social hub — Discord! Learn the basics with this great article!

Getting Started in Nerd Culture

Interested in picking up a new nerdy hobby but don't know where to start? We've got you covered!

Nerdiness Does Not Diminish Manliness

Eric shares his story of realizing that he doesn't have to fit into other people's narrow, "Christian" definition of manhood by leaving his nerdy side behind.

Help for Harried Parents of Gamers in Taming Gaming

Taming Gaming helps frustrated parents navigate video games as well as harness the power of play for their good of their children.

Challenging and Changing Cringe Culture

We label a lot of things that nerds do as "cringe," but there's a frequency and toxicity to this behavior that needs to change.

Dungeons, Dragons, and a Theology of Fun

We play D&D for the same reason we play any game: we play it because it’s fun. And if there is one thing the church of this age desperately needs, it is a robust theology of fun.

A Nerd’s Guide to Streaming Services in 2021

Amid the deepening pool of streaming services and their many differences, Chris Fogle wades through them for nerds looking for a helping hand.

How Playing D&D Can Make Us Better Christians

This is part three of our series called “Chaotic Good: A Christian Guide to Dungeons, Dragons, and Tabletop RPGs.” Jaclyn Parrish examines the mechanics and ethos of D&D and other tabletop RPGs, providing a rationale for why and how Christians can enjoy RPGs as not only a morally neutral, but actively redemptive pastime. Part one […]