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Surprised by Joy

  “Straight tribulation is easier to bear than tribulation which advertises itself as pleasure.” ― C.S. Lewis, Surprised by Joy: The Shape of My Early Life   It has been many years since I’ve read Surprised by Joy and, honestly, … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 5:36 am

Fair Play

I recently came across a question in a Christian group on Facebook which asked, “What is the difference between fairness and justice?” I thought about it and want to answer this question from a pop culture and geek perspective while … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 7:30 pm

The Theology of Werewolves

I remember the first time I really began to like werewolves. I was 13 years old and bought my first real “Do It Yourself” Halloween costume. It was the kind that had latex, paint, spirit glue, and lots of other … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 5:37 pm

The Theology of Frankenstein

I have been asked the question, “Why would you, as a minister, share stories like this? Why tell such things and talk about the theology of Monsters?” One of the reasons to do this is found in these words from … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 4:52 pm

GenCon 2014 & Dark Dungeons (Part Two)

In the last installment about Dark Dungeons, you may have found I went into a great deal of my personal story. A few friends were shocked to find out that I burnt my D&D books even though it seems I … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 10:16 pm

A Modern Day Parable of the Sower

Jesus said, “Once there was a youtuber who scattered videos across the internet. One day he uploaded quite a few videos. Some of them were watched for a few minutes, and then people were distracted by other items in their … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 11:04 pm

Corporations as Spiritual Beings

Today the Supreme Court has ruled that “closely held” companies are able to act as persons in the particular area of birth control. I will not delve into the Affordable Healthcare Act, my views on birth control, or a variety … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 11:18 pm

Exposing 5 Top Preacher Myths

Preacher Myth #5: “You don’t pay taxes on your income, right?” Answer: “Have you lost your frakkin’ mind? Of course I pay taxes. However, some ministers took an option often referred to as “opting out” on social security due to … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 2:40 am

Making New Friends

In honor of the Knights of the Dinner Table: Live Action Series hitting its Kickstarter goal, I thought I’d write a post about its creator, Jolly Blackburn. My wife and I first met Jolly Blackburn, creator of the gamer comic … Continue reading

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Posted by The GeekPreacher at 4:26 pm

The Sermonator?

So, it’s almost 2:00 AM on a Sunday and I’m still awake. I’ve been wrestling with sermons over the coming weeks and am a bit frustrated. Normally I try to prepare my sermons some time in advance just in case … Continue reading

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