OCTOBER 15 – 17, 2021

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LTN CON is on Twitch!

Friday, Oct 15th : 10a – Midnight

Saturday, Oct 16th: 10a – Midnight

Sunday, Oct 17th: 10a – 9p

*  all times are in EST  *

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

APRIL-LYN CAOUETTE

Love Thy Nerd

10.16.21 | 11a ET

Finding Affinity
Nerds of a Feather

Learn why finding common ground is an important first step for effectively loving and serving within nerd culture.

DREW DIXON

Love Thy Nerd

10.16.21 | 5p ET

Creating Proximity
Neighboring Nerds in a Deeply Divided Culture

Jesus calls us to the counter-cultural task of neighboring rather than labeling. Nerd culture provides us a starting place to do just that.

ALEXANDER JAMES

Urban Youth Workers Institute

10.17.21 | 11a ET

Growing Influence
PLUS ULTRA!

The goal of this session is to become intentional influencers that inspire incredibly innovative individuals!

JAMIE HARRIS

Satellite Gaming

10.17.21 | 5p ET

Lasting Impact
Empowering Disciples

Every time we disciple someone we leave a lasting impact on their life. How do leave the right one?

BREAKOUT SPEAKERS

JACLYN PARRISH

South Western Baptist Theological Seminary

10.16.21 | 2p ET

How D&D Helps Us Build Authentic Community

We’ll explore how relationships forged in tabletop RPGs can shape us into people better capable of making and maintaining real friendships.

MIKE PERNA

Innroads Ministries

10.17.21 | 2p ET

The Best Seat by the Fire

A reflection on the application of the “no preaching rule” and discussion on how to share the gospel effectively as invitation through story rather than through presentation of the gospel in a message.

HECTOR MIRAY

Faith & Fandom

10.16.21 | 4p ET

20 Pro Tips to Loving Like Jesus at a Con

Hector provides some practical suggestions and examples to loving the con community like Jesus.

JAMES MEEHAN

Life.Church

10.17.21 | 1p ET

A Dead Messiah, A Failed Hero, and the End of Evil

How Frodo’s failure to resist the temptation of the ring sheds light on why Jesus had to die.

DERRICK WHITMORE

Shattered Studios

10.16.21 | 1p ET

Crossing the Streams of Geekiness and Godliness

How God can use your nerdy passions and your faith together.

JOHN WEIAND

Shattered Studios

10.16.21 | 1p ET

Crossing the Streams of Geekiness and Godliness

How God can use your nerdy passions and your faith together.

JATE EARHART

[LOVE] Clan

10.17.21 | 3p ET

Ask Why, Then What

Explore how changing the way you ask questions produces better answers from others, yourself, and God.

BRET CHAPMAN

The Enthusia Project

10.16.21 | 3p ET

The Reverse Gospel

A dynamic understanding of being last. You are the hope of the Gospel!

LTN CON SCHEDULE

FRIDAY | DAY 0

DINOSAUR WORLD

Pandasaurus Games

10a ET

LIVE PLAY

Each round, you’ll draft a group of Workers from the Worker Database to run your park for a full season. Then you’ll divide up those Workers to take on the various tasks of building and running your Park — gathering ancient DNA, cloning new dinos, buying new attractions, and keeping your patrons safe from a toothy demise. The better you run your park, the more Victory Points you’ll score!

FURNACE

Arcane Wonders

12p ET

LIVE PLAY

Furnace is an engine-building Eurogame in which players take on the roles of 19th-century capitalists building their industrial corporations, aspiring to make as much money as they can by purchasing companies, extracting resources, and processing them in the best combinations possible.

MARVEL UNITED | X-MEN

CMON

1p ET

LIVE PLAY

Take the role of iconic Marvel heroes cooperating to stop the master plan of a powerful Villain controlled by the game. Each Villain unveils their unique master plan, while Heroes choose the cards to play from their unique decks that not only offer different actions and superpowers to use, but also combine with the actions of other Heroes to do the impossible. Build your storyline, unite your powers, save the day!

THE NIGHT CAGE

Smirk & Dagger

2p ET

LIVE PLAY

The Night Cage is a fully cooperative, horror-themed, tile-placement game that traps 1 to 4 lost souls within an otherworldly labyrinth of eternal darkness.

POWER RANGERS: ZEO

Renegade Games

3p ET

LIVE PLAY

In this standalone but fully compatible deck-building game expansion, some players will be Heroes and some will be Villains.  You’ll start with a meager deck that will become increasingly powerful as the game progresses, until you can unleash a powerful Megazord or Master attack.

KHORA

iello Experts

4p ET

LIVE PLAY

You are the ruler of a resplendent city in Ancient Greece. It is up to you to develop it faster and better than your opponents! Optimize your dice roll, collect taxes, send your army to colonize foreign lands, unlock achievements… and make sure your City will shine throughout the whole of Greece!

LTN SUPPORTER CALL

Fellowship of the Nerd

6p ET

We love to chat with our supporters to tell them about things that we’ve have been working on and ideas that we have for the future of Love Thy Nerd. This is where we share that information.

LTN SUPPORTER GAME

Quiplash

7p ET

If you’re a financial supporter of Love Thy Nerd then we would like to invite you to join us in one of our all-time favorite group games: QUIPLASH! All you will need is your phone!

LOST RUINS OF ARNAK

CGE

8p ET

LIVE PLAY

Lead rival expeditions to a newly discovered island. Explore jungles, find artifacts, and discover the Lost Ruins of Arnak in this unique combination of worker placement and deckbuilding.

RETRO VIDEO GAMES

Various

10p ET

LIVE PLAY

We LOVE playing video games from the good ol’ days. They activate our nostalgia and make us feel pretty good about ourselves… generally speaking. Join us as we pay through a few of our favorites.

SATURDAY | DAY 1

WELCOME TO LTN CON!

Matt & Bubba

10a ET

LTN CON DAY 1 KICKOFF

It’s finally here! LTN Con is officially underway and Matt & Bubba are here to open day one with a cup of the exclusive Love Thy Nerd Blend from This Little Bean of Mine and some of the best conversations you’ll have heard all day.

APRIL-LYN

Love Thy Nerd

11a ET

Finding Affinity
Nerds of a Feather

Learn why finding common ground is an important first step for effectively loving and serving within nerd culture.

LAN PARTY ZOOM CALL

LAN Party Hosts

12p ET

LAN PARTY CHECK-IN

We want to touch base with those of you who purchased one of our LAN Party boxes to have a Con experience right there in your living room!

BREAKOUT SESSION

Shattered Studios

1p ET

Crossing the Streams of Geekiness and Godliness

How God can use your nerdy passions and your faith together.

JACLYN PARRISH

South Western Baptist Theological Seminary

2p ET

How D&D Helps Us Build Authentic Community

We’ll explore how relationships forged in tabletop RPGs can shape us into people better capable of making and maintaining real friendships.

BRET CHAPMAN

Enthusia Project

3p ET

The Reverse Gospel

A dynamic understanding of being last. You are the hope of the gospel!

HECTOR MIRAY

Faith & Fandom

4p ET

20 Pro Tips to Loving Like Jesus at a Con

Hector provides some practical suggestions and examples to loving the con community like Jesus.

DREW DIXON

Love Thy Nerd

5p ET

Creating Proximity
Neighboring Nerds in a Deeply Divided Culture

Jesus calls us to the counter-cultural task of neighboring rather than labeling — nerd culture provides us a starting place to do just that.

MINECRAFT LEAGUE

LTN + Satellite Gaming

6p ET

FINAL ROUND

The past 7 rounds of the Minecraft League have all led up to this point! The FINALS! We have seen some absolutely KILLER builds and for the finale we will see how the teams did with the theme of “Free Style.” Who will walk away with the grand prize!?

RETRO VIDEO GAMES

Various

10p ET

LIVE PLAY

We LOVE playing video games from the good ol’ days. They activate our nostalgia and make us feel pretty good about ourselves… generally speaking. Join us as we pay through a few of our favorites.

SUNDAY | DAY 2

WELCOME TO LTN CON!

Matt & Bubba

10a ET

LTN CON DAY 2 KICKOFF

I know that it feels like we’ve only just begun, but Matt & Bubba are here to kick off the final day of LTN Con 2021. So grab your coffee, a donut (or whatever pairs perfectly with your roast) and let’s settle in for a great day!

ALEXANDER JAMES

Urban Youth Workers Institute

11a ET

Growing Influence
PLUS ULTRA!

The goal of this session is to become intentional influencers that inspire incredibly innovative individuals!

RETRO VIDEO GAMES

Various

12p ET

LAN PARTY CHECK-IN

We want to touch base with those of you who purchased one of our LAN Party boxes to have a Con experience right there in your living room!

JAMES MEEHAN

Life.Church

1p ET

A Dead Messiah, A Failed Hero, and the End of Evil

How Frodo’s failure to resist the temptation of the ring sheds light on why Jesus had to die.

MIKE PERNA

Innroads Ministries

2p ET

The Best Seat by the Fire

A reflection on the application of the “no preaching rule” and discussion on how to share the gospel effectively as invitation through story rather than through presentation of the gospel in a message.

JATE EARHART

[LOVE] Clan

3p ET

Ask Why, Then What

Explore how changing the way you ask questions produces better answers from others, yourself, and God.

LTN Q&A

Love Thy Nerd Founders

4p ET

You’ve got questions? We’ve got answers.

Join the LTN Founders as they answer your questions regarding Love Thy Nerd, their philosophy of ministry, and all things related to nerd culture. If you’re in the Twitch they would love to hear from you!

JAMIE HARRIS

Satellite Gaming

5p ET

Lasting Impact
Empowering Disciples

Every time we disciple someone we leave a lasting impact on their life. How do leave the right one?

COMMUNION

In remembrance of Him

6p ET

Official Con Closer

Every year at LTN Con we close our show out with a beautiful and powerful moment of Communion. All are welcome to participate and we encourage you to grab whatever you have on hand to engage in this communal remembrance of Jesus love for us.

RETRO VIDEO GAMES

Various

7p ET

LIVE PLAY

We LOVE playing video games from the good ol’ days. They activate our nostalgia and usually make us feel pretty good about ourselves… generally speaking. Join us as we play through a few of our favorites.

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