Posts Written OnMarch 2016

God Loves Gamers

God loves gamers. All of them. That's a no strings attached promise.

God loves gamers. Gaming is not something you have to quit to find God. It’s not an ultimatum: IF you love God, THEN you’ll quit gaming. God loves gamers. Loves us enough to set his safety aside and be a sacrifice for us. I’m not talking about the “good” gamers who only play “Christian” games. He’s ALREADY died for every pissed-off, foul-mouthed, angry, lonely, bitter, DOTA 2 playing, internet trolling one of us! (that is my paraphrase. The real version is here: Romans 5:8) As a matter of fact he hardwired into us many of the things we love about…

Video games as drugs and gods

When I’m tired I find that I like to try to escape life’s problems. That’s not very husbandly, or manly, or positive in any way, but it’s true. In my life this is where video games can be a negative. Sometimes it’s just easier to unplug from real life and go on an adventure where none of life’s worries follow me. Video games can be an escape. They can be a way I medicate from life’s problems. I’m just three months into life with two boys in house: Our little two year old Owen was just joined by our new little bundle, Henry!…

God gave parents, not professionals

Parents, God has entrusted your children to you for a reason. Sometimes it’s easy to question our parenting practices. It’s easy to believe that someone else has secret info into the lives of our children. This doubt can sound like: They’re a professional, right? They sure seem confident What I’m doing clearly isn’t working That does sound easier I want to encourage all parents right now: You’re the professional in the field of your child. Want an example? Think back to a time when you were at an event that included children. It could be a play ground, school, dinner out…