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Bluey and the Importance of Rejection-Free Playtime

Ryan Guerra shares how the playtime showcased on the kid's show Bluey is an inspiration to him as a nerd who has experienced rejection.

The Power of Beauty and The Beauty of Creation in The Rings of Power

Is there power in beauty? Garrett Davidson presents an article inspired by Amazon Prime's The Rings of Power, to make the case for more creativity in the church.

The Book of Boba Fett, Church, and The Danger of Expectations

How do we manage our expectations? Eric Osterday writes how we do this and how they shape our churches and nerd culture—for better and worse.

Healing from Shame with Bonds in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 6

Steven Dobek writes how episode 6 of Obi-Wan Kenobi shows us how pursuing and fostering relationships are keys to recovering from our shame.

Facing the Past in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 5

Steve Cullum writes about how the past haunts everyone in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, and how there are right and wrong ways to respond to it.

Enduring Loyalty in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 4

Our trust can be greatly tested, but episode 4 of Obi-Wan Kenobi shows us how holding out hope in newfound loyalty gives and preserves life.

Haunted by the Living and Dead in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 3

The past can cast shadows of insurmountable grief and guilt, but episode 3 of Obi-Wan Kenobi points to our need to heal from our sorrows.

Encountering Negative Emotion in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 2

Fear can drive us to retreat from or reflect it at others. How do we confront fear? Paul Butterworth writes on episode 2 of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Conflicting Responsibilities in Obi-Wan Kenobi – Episode 1

Commitment means sacrifice, but when does devotion to duty help or hinder us? Lisa Eldred reflects on this with episode 1 of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Nerd Culture Moms on the D&D Alignment Spectrum

It's that time of year when we are thinking about moms, so CJ picks his favorite moms in nerdy pop culture for reach alignment on the Dungeons & Dragon's spectrum.