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Show Hosts

Bubba Stallcup
Co-founder | Chief Community Nerd
Bubba is the Chief Community Nerd, host of the Free Play podcast and one of the founding members of Love Thy Nerd. He serves as Technology Director at First Baptist Church of Marble Falls, TX. Bubba, and his wonderful wife Anna, have 3 children who are pretty good most of the time. A communal gamer at heart, Bubba loves to get in and play games with other people #gameNightIStheRightNight
Anna Stallcup
Anna Stallcup has been loving her personal nerd since 2008. She enjoys co-op tabletop games and hosting game nights with her husband.

Episodes

Church Nerds 27 | Deceptively Good Games

Bubba & Anna discuss a submitted question on lying when it comes to games like "Among Us". Is it a wrong for a believer to lie when deception is a play mechanic for a game?

Church Nerds 26 | The “Social Dilemma” Dilemma

This week on Church Nerds, Bubba & Anna discuss the Netflix documentary "The Social Dilemma" and how it pertains to both nerd and church culture.

Church Nerds 25 | No Boundaries

Bubba & Anna discuss open world gaming, MMOs, and Aunt ‘Rona coming for a visit to their home. Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Church Nerds 24 | IRL: Faith Debates

Bubba & Anna discuss what it’s like to get into debates over spiritual matters and moral stances, highlighting the right and wrong ways to approach these kind of discussions. PLUS: Fighting within fandoms! Back to school! LTN Con Online is coming! Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Church Nerds 23 | Full-Time Nerd

Bubba & Anna share the journey of Bubba helping launch Love Thy Nerd a couple years ago and now preparing to go into that ministry full-time, and why Love Thy Nerd is important. PLUS: All the media they’ve consumed during Summer Lockdown 2020 & and shout out to Sunday Cool! Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Church Nerds 22 | Binge Jesus: Deep Dive into “The Chosen”

After discussing "The Chosen" a little last week, Bubba & Anna do a deep dive in to amazing VidAngel Original Series about the story of Jesus and the disciples, sharing their inital thoughts and some character profiles. This is NOT a spoiler-free discussion, so be warned.

Church Nerds 21 | The Chosen One

Bubba & Anna discuss depictions of Biblical events in some of the more recent movies and shows, explaining which ones did it poorly and which ones did it best!

Church Nerds 20 | Books vs. Movies

Bubba & Anna discuss their thoughts and fears about the upcoming Netflix adaptation of The Chronicles of Narnia and then expand the conversation about the age old debate between books and movies, Narnia and beyond! PLUS: Coffee talk. Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Church Nerds 19 | The Fellowship of the Thing (that aired on BethelTV)

Bubba & Anna dive deeply into the “Lord of the Rings”-inspired event that occurred on Bethel TV that has given a lot of Christians a nervous witchcraft vibe. (Video Below) PLUS: Celebrity Crushes! Follow Church Nerds on Twitter!

Church Nerds 18 | Pick Your Battles

Bubba & Anna share guidance on when and how to handle disagreements in this currently more-and-more contentious culture.