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Jesus Loves Gamer Memes

We think Jesus takes an interest in everything you do, even your crappy artwork and your most cringe-worthy memes.

By Gamechurch Writers

Owlboy: A Reflection on Friendship

‘Owlboy’ reminds us that we all need friends to fill in the gaps where we are weak.

By M. Joshua Cauller

Games for Good Friday: 5 Examples of Self Sacrifice in Videogames

While we try not to force Jesus into the conversation too often here at GameChurch.com, we thought Good Friday might be a good opportunity to share about some of the meaningful moments of self-sacrifice we have experienced in videogames.

By Gamechurch Writers

The GameChurch Podcast Episode 81: Jenn Frank

This week Drew and Josh talk to one of their very favorite game writers, Jenn Frank about her complicated relationship and recent reluctant return to her Christian upbringing.

By Jonathan R. Clauson

Torment Tides of Numenera: Bastard Simulator

M. Joshua found respite in how Torment: Tides of Numenera incentivizes self-destructive play.

By M. Joshua Cauller

Unjust Desserts in ‘Oxygen Not Included’

We all long to be given our due—’Oxygen Not Included’, however, reminds us that this isn’t the way the world works.

By Mike Perna

“Forgotten Upon Death”: An Interview with Ian Gregory on Class and Poverty in ‘Masquerada’

“. . . there’s this whole class of people who are literally forgotten upon death.”

By Drew Dixon

Commodifying Soldiers in ‘XCOM 2’

Whether you’re throwing low level units on the front line or witnessing unexpected heroism, XCOM 2 encourages you to see your soldiers as capital.

By Lasse Lund

9 Ways to Save Christianity from Ruin While Still Playing Your Nintendo

“. . . even if you’re fleeing from the collapse of Western civilization as we know it, there’s no reason you can’t bring your Nintendo.”

By C.T. Casberg

7 Games the Devil Uses to Get a Foothold in Your Life

Sure, Jesus loves games and all that, but here are 7 we think He’d think twice before endorsing.

By April-Lyn Caouette

The GameChurch Podcast 80: Ricky Haggett of Hohokum and Loot Rascals

Ricky Haggett of Hollow Ponds talks about Loot Rascals as well as his history with religion, reasons for developing games, and his favorite iPad games.

By Jonathan R. Clauson

‘For Honor’ and the Impossibility of Peace

For Honor tells us that peace is impossible and doesn’t last.

By Joey Thurmond