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Christ on the World Tree in Thor: Love and Thunder

What good are gods for? Paul Butterworth engages Thor: Love and Thunder's exploration of theodicy and what we value in the gods we worship.

Nerd Culture Moms on the D&D Alignment Spectrum

It's that time of year when we are thinking about moms, so CJ picks his favorite moms in nerdy pop culture for reach alignment on the Dungeons & Dragon's spectrum.

Deconstruction and “True Myth” in Eternals

Eternals depicts how faith can be challenged and lost. However, there is more beyond mere deconstruction with the hope of reconstruction.

LTN Advent Calender 2021

Each week, as we make our way through this Advent season, LTN Writers will provide short nerdy devotionals for you and your family to enjoy.

The Miracle Is You: Worth and Blessing in Disney’s Encanto

Disney's Encanto challenges us to understand our inherent worth and challenges the notion that we are only worth what we can produce.

LTN Advent Calender 2021: Hope and Superman

This Advent season we look to the stories we tell that reflect the hope found in the Gospel, as we prepare for Christ's second coming.

Shang-Chi and the Reality of the Blood Debt

Our decisions and actions always influence the people around us. Shang-Chi learns a powerful lesson about this influence from his father Wenwu.

How to Read, Watch, and Play with Less Guilt and More Care

Many Christians only ask whether a piece of fiction is ok, but maybe there are other, better questions we might ask ourselves to get more out of the stories we consume.
Image courtesy of Disney.

Luca and the Wisdom of Children

The young cast of Disney's Luca reminded writer Andrew Crawford of his son in how children teach us to find beauty in everything and everyone.

Trauma and the Worth of Human Bodies in Black Widow

Rather than glorifying trauma, Black Widow reminds us of its cost and the worth of the bodies subjected to it.