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“Hope” Articles

Overcoming Cynicism in Elden Ring

“A cynic is a man who knows the price of everything, and the value of nothing.” – Oscar Wilde    As I watched the download bar sloth its way across the flicker of my screen, I thought this purchase would be a waste of my hard earned dollars. A victim to the hype and marketing, […]

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.

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.

Sorrowful Yet Always Rejoicing: A Reflection on One Piece’s Ebisu Town

While we are all pressured to pretend that everything is okay when it is not, One Piece's Ebisu Town encourages us to a more meaningful, hopeful form of grief.

Finding Hope in Grief in the WandaVision Finale

WandaVision has always been about grief, but the finale reminds us of the power of hope to see us through.

There is Hope Over the Garden Wall

Over the Garden Wall illustrates how hope is an integral part of the human experience.

Forgiveness & Repentance in Final Fantasy XIII

Final Fantasy XIII illustrates the redemptive impact one act of repentance can have upon a broken world.

The Monsters In Our Minds: A Reflection On Dauntless

Andrew Crawford reflects on how battling monsters in Dauntless mirrors the battle many of us face daily with our own minds.

Finding the Gospel in Nerd Culture

Despite what you might have heard in church, echoes of the gospel can found in video games, Dungeons & Dragons, anime, comics, and board games.

Contemplating Brokenness in McGillicuddy and Murder’s Pawn Shop

Listening to the new audio drama, McGillicuddy and the Murderer's Pawn Shop challenges us to refuse to accept our brokenness as the status quo.