Happy New Year!!! Welcome 2018! Thank God we are in a new year. Whether 2017 was a difficult one for you or one full of great accomplishments, either way, it’s over. There’s a new season ahead, and no matter what comes our way, trust that God is with you through all of it. For myself, … More New Year, New Games, and New Goals!
This post was written by Michael over at Gospel & Gaming, a good friend to this blog Gaming and God. I hope you enjoy this article, along with others over at their own site. Merry Christmas! In the video game series The Witcher, you play as Geralt of Rivia, a gruff, cynical man who hunts … More Advent Audiences – Strong Responses
Sonic Mania, the newest addition to the Sonic the Hedgehog franchise, was recently released and it’s a nostalgia dream trip! As a longtime fan of the series, I was pumped to finally see it return to its roots by going back to a 2D platform. It looks, sounds and plays just like the old Sonic … More Sonic Mania And Being A Better Disciple
This year, I decided to participate properly in Extra Life, which is a website that collects donations every year to help children’s hospitals. They specifically target gamers by asking them to stream video games and plug their donation page link. Some gamers even do 24 hour live streams, which is pretty difficult to accomplish. I … More Extra Life 2017 – Video Games Helping Children
When I was young, I played a lot of video games. Much more than I do now, that I am older. What I wish I still had though, were all those old games! I ended up selling most of them (I forgot what else I did with them) because I needed some money, but I wasn’t … More Should A Christian Play ROMS or Hacked Games?
This is part three of a three-part guest post series on gamer motivations. Check out part 1 on escapism, and part 2 on challenge. In the past two articles in this series, we’ve talked about how people play games in order to tap into their innate desire to create, explore, and utilize their talents and … More Gamer Motivations: Community
Christians and video games are a strange mix. The fact that geeky movies, books, communities and other forms of media are growing rapidly cannot be ignored. It is a multi-billion dollar industry that includes consoles, handhelds like the 3DS or Vita, and especially mobile gaming. Yet, I do not see much engagement from Christians within … More My Thoughts On Christian Gamers
I recently posted on doing a new column for this blog. I wanted to create a resource for Christians to find games that are entertaining, great quality and have a biblical perspective. Not all of them are going to be “Christian” games, as in made by Christians for Christians. I think that’s being close-minded, completely … More Games Christians Should Play – FIVE: Guardians of David
If you have not already checked it out, I recommend browsing through the Christian Gamer Resource page. I have compiled several websites, books, communities, articles, videos and more to help see what’s out there in the Christian geek/gamer community. It’s not just about video games, but there’s a lot of content out there and most … More Resource Highlight: Discord Channels
This is part two of a three-part guest post series on gamer motivations, by Michael Mendis. Click here to the read part one, on escapism. Overcoming challenges can often be some of the most exciting moments in our lives. Sometimes these challenges are physical, like scaling a tall mountain. Other times they are psychological, such … More Gamer Motivations: Challenge