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“Faith” Articles

Confronting Conflict Within Creeds in “The Heiress”

The Mandalorian episode "The Heiress" echoes divisions within Christianity, and how and when believers can band together despite differences.

The Good, the Bad, and the Holy

The writers of LTN share some of the most powerful examples of faith in popular media—both prescriptive and problematic.

Virtual Reality and the Desire for Control

Video games allow us to control their worlds--Blake Atwood share how his experience with Oculus Quest has forced him to come to terms with the things in life he can't control.

12 Bingeable Shows that Restore our Faith in Humanity

With all of our increased screen time, the Love Thy Nerd writers have compiled a list of TV and anime that restore our faith in humanity.

Magic and Faith in Onward

In the midst of a global pandemic, Onward provides us an interesting parable on learning to cope with what we can't control.

CHURCH NERDS 8 | IRL: Sharing the Truth

Bubba & Anna examine strange Kickstarter campaigns, discuss the question “What is Truth?”, and explain ways to share truth in your life.

Two Sides of Faith in Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2 reminds players that faith should be one of the most carefully discerned aspects of their lives.

What is Faith When You Live in a Dystopia?

When watching The Man In the High Castle, writer Scott Kingsolver thinks about those currently living in dystopias of their own.

Childlikeness and Play in Stranger Things

Matt Civico takes a look at the importance of play in Stranger Things and how it primes our hearts for bravery, hope and faith.

LTN Advent Calendar 2018

As we enter the season of Christmas, the Love Thy Nerd writers want to share moments from nerd culture that resonate with them and reflect the weeks of the Advent calendar. Week One – Hope – Prophet’s Candle Kingdom Death: Monster – Madeline Turnipseed The Children of Israel were scattered, conquered, enslaved, and subject to […]