Go Into All The World[s]: Evaluating Christian Presence in the Online Gaming Community

“And he said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.’”

Mark 16:15

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INTRODUCTION

The online gaming community is one quickly growing “unreached” subgroup of society and, as with any social phenomena, the Christian church has responded in a number of different ways. Read more “Go Into All The World[s]: Evaluating Christian Presence in the Online Gaming Community”

The Avengers and Incarnational Churchiosity

The Death of Captain America
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The Avengers hulk-smashed the box office last week with its mixture of intense action and slap-stick humor. Movie-goers everywhere left their theaters ecstatic and well pleased with the film,  I walked away both happy and stunned by the deft (and in some cases not so slick) plugs appealing to different sections of our society. Read more “The Avengers and Incarnational Churchiosity”

Repost this or Burn in Hell

Thank God you found this article.  Whoever you are, I love you deeply and care for the destination of your soul.  That’s why I’m glad that you’ve stumbled across my blog and have heard TRUTH.  You now have the awesome opportunity of sharing this article with all of your friends and family so that other people can hear the TRUTH.

It’s an awesome opportunity, and if you don’t take this chance to share, you can spend eternity rethinking that decision forever in the fiery abyss, separated from all the distractions and peer-pressures that prevented you from sharing it in the first place.

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Rose Parade Jesus

We went to the Rose Parade this year.  It was fascinating.

Thousands of people camp out over night (some of them for several nights) on the sidewalks and medians of Colorado Blvd in anticipation of this internationally known parade.  As you can imagine, things get pretty crazy. When that many people pile into such a small area, humanity shows up thickly in all of its grit and beauty.

We found a good spot on a curb near the boulevard where a little kid was shooting a campfire with silly string. Read more “Rose Parade Jesus”

Mark Driscoll and Lisa Frank Walk Into A Church…

You remember them, those dazzling neon colors of bold-faced creativity brightening the 90’s like they were going out of style.  Those multicolored pandas and teddy bears were hugging dolphins on every elementary school binder, dancing around the cylinder of every pencil, doing the imaginative bidding of their creator, Lisa Frank.

Lisa Frank has inspired young, budding women with her artistic magic everywhere and now she’s bringing that magic to…   Seattle’s Mars Hill. Read more “Mark Driscoll and Lisa Frank Walk Into A Church…”

Boogity Boogity Boogity, Jesus.

I’m not a Nascar fan.  I’m sure many people have many great reasons to love the (sport?), so I’m glad this pastor did his Nascar invocation-thang for the crowd last week, even though it’s one of the most awkward prayers I’ve ever heard. Read more “Boogity Boogity Boogity, Jesus.”