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“Nerd Culture” Articles

We Need to Talk About Hatred and Harassment in the Star Wars Fandom

Star Wars fans have a reputation for and history with toxicity. There's a path forward to promote good conduct and criticism in the fandom.

Church Nerds 74 | More Than Thoughts and Prayers

Our world is experiencing a lot of tragedy, divisiveness, and pain right now. The Church Nerds take a look at what is going on and at what we can do.

3 Reasons LTN Will Return to TantrumCon in 2023

Luke Filipiak reflects on his time spent with Love Thy Nerd friends and the tabletop community at TantrumCon 2022.

Getting Started in Nerd Culture

Interested in picking up a new nerdy hobby but don't know where to start? We've got you covered!

Nerdiness Does Not Diminish Manliness

Eric shares his story of realizing that he doesn't have to fit into other people's narrow, "Christian" definition of manhood by leaving his nerdy side behind.

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 is for the Nerds

Nathan Webb believes Jesus loves manga and Pokemon, so he is planting a church for nerds.

CHURCH NERDS 5 | ASK THE CHURCH NERDS ANYTHING

Bubba & Anna answer submitted questions such as “What Scripture is most often used incorrectly to attack nerd culture?“, “Are there themes that cross a line for you in board games, video games, TV shows and movies?“, and “Shouldn’t your ministry technically be called ‘Love Thy GEEK‘?”

Los Nerds: Being a Nerd in Hispanic Cultures

For Hispanic Heritage Month 2019, associate editor Jon Campoverde along with Michael Morejon, Evelyn Treviño, and Carolina Rivera discusses what it's like to be "un(a) nerd," someone from a Hispanic or Latinx background and also someone who enjoys nerd culture. The group talks about how being part of two diverse groups can be helpful when building relationships but can also be confusing when trying to find their place in both.

Play Games, Nerd Out, and Learn to Love Nerds Better at LTN Con

One of my favorite parts of working for Love Thy Nerd is the opportunity it affords me to chat with people outside the church. Don’t get me wrong, I love church people. I am one, after all. But living in the Bible Belt and working in Christian ministry, I just wouldn’t normally bump elbows with […]