Cyclopaedia 19: Alien Invasion

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 19: Alien Invasion. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series. I remember the first time I saw the 1953 The War of the Worlds movie. I was fascinated by the story line of aliens invading earth. I quickly went and … Continue reading

Cyclopaedia 18: Kaiju

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 18: Kaiju. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series. I vividly remember seeing my first Godzilla movie as a kid during a Saturday creature feature marathon, Godzilla Raids Again. I was instantly hooked watching the giant monsters do battle and had … Continue reading

Cyclopaedia 17: Time Travel

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 17: Time Travel. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series. Having graduated with a degree in Physics, I have a love-hate relationship with the use of time travel in cinema, fiction, and games. When it is so outlandish and outside … Continue reading

Tale #5 – We’re All In This Together

We use the word “community” a lot around here. In this episode, I spend some time looking at the various Bible passages that inform the concept of community and its important place in the daily application of the Christian faith. We can’t do this alone – and the “It’s just … Continue reading

Cyclopaedia 16: Superheroes

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 16: Superheroes. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series. Superhero movies and television shows are the talk of the media and fans these days, superhero comics are seeing a bit of a resurgence, and superhero games are on our shelves. … Continue reading

Cyclopaedia 15: Alternate History

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 15: Alternate History. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series. Ever get that feeling of déjà vu? You are positive you have experienced this very moment before? Perhaps you have. Perhaps someone just altered the timeline you are in, causing … Continue reading

Cyclopaedia 14: King Arthur

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 14: King Arthur. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series.  I remember watching Disney’s The Sword in the Stone as a kid and getting my first glimpse into the legends of King Arthur. Then over the years I watched Monty Python … Continue reading

Ten Reasons Your Church Should Be Gaming

When we start communicating with churches to see about starting up gaming groups in their congregations – we have a litany of reasons why this sort of group is useful in a ministry context. Whether your church is in a center of nerd culture or the geekiest thing you’ve done … Continue reading

Cyclopaedia 13: Sword And Sorcery

Welcome to Cyclopaedia 13: Sword and Sorcery. Cyclopaedia is a monthly article on the InnRoads Ministries website as part of the Resources series.  Number thirteen, the thirteenth article, unlucky thirteen, to some that does bode well. In a dark world full of sorcery and superstition, numbers can have meaning and perhaps foretell … Continue reading