Live on Rise Above’s Twitch Stream

Yesterday I spent two and a half hours on my friend Neil’s risk_immersed Twitch stream, talking about Nerd Church, video games, creativity, online friendships, and much more. It was a great time and we’ll probably do it again down the road. You can watch our stream here. Neil is a fellow pastor in my conference…

Rain Doesn’t Choose Sides

If you have kids, you know it’s not always easy to get them to sit down at the table and eat—especially when you have to pull their video games away from them first. Such was the case on one summer night when I couldn’t get my almost-3-year-old to put down the Wii U gamepad and…

What Christians Can Learn from Nintendo

The market research group, NPD, estimated that consumers spent $30.4 billion on games and accessories in 2016. Certain video game franchises are worth several billion on their own, like Call of Duty, which was thought to be worth over $10 billion back in 2014. To understand how amazing it is that the video game industry…