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The Fellowship of the Ring & Our Powerlessness Over Temptation

Iris Cruz takes a look at powerlessness through the lens of The Fellowship of the Ring. This article focuses on our need for God and accountability partners to help us fighting our temptations.

John Wick: Morally Gray Characters and their Impact on Culture

Grace Luopa takes a look at morally gray characters like John Wick, Morbius, and Moon Knight - comparing and contrasting how and why they do what that do - and what we can learn from them.

Nancy Drew & Asking if Our Childhood Characters Should Grow Up With Us

Emeri Glen takes a look at the CW's Nancy Drew compared to the character's personas of the past to examine if it does a disservice to the character and the fans to have classic characters grow up.

Stranger Things & A Better Story

Discover how Stranger Things exposes the clash between nerds and Christian jocks, highlighting the cultural perception of exclusion and judgment. This article explores the impact of media on Christianity and nerd culture, urging for inclusivity and understanding to reshape the narrative and foster a sense of belonging for all.

The Benevolent Hands that Guide Malevolent Hands: Gospel Reflections on GOTG 3 – Part 3

Jake Thomas wraps up a set of 3 reflections from Guardians of the Galaxy 3, here focusing on God's greater purpose when things seem hopeless.

Purpose Lost & Found: Gospel Reflections on GOTG 3 – Part 2

Jake Thomas continues a set of 3 reflections from Guardians of the Galaxy 3, here focusing on finding a new purpose.

The Importance of Connection

Rachel Knight shares the Surgeon General's report on the rise of loneliness and isolation in America and shares how she battled isolation herself.

5 Reasons Why The Church Needs Nerds

Garrett Davidson shares 5 reasons why welcoming nerds into our churches can be beneficial to our church growth as a whole.

The Damage of Grief and Trauma on Identity: Gospel Reflections on GOTG 3 – Part 1

Jake Thomas begins a set of 3 reflections from Guardians of the Galaxy 3, here focusing on the powerful and damaging impact of grief.

Quantumania & The Big Impact of Little Acts

Kathryn Fisher shares her reflections on "Ant-Man & The Wasp: Quantumania" and how little acts can accomplish much more than we imagine.