Tale #8 – The Obligatory Mars Hill Discussion

Anytime folks in the Christian community want to talk about culture, and how to harness culture to share and explore God – they cite Mars Hill. A quick google search will show you sermons, videos, and a cavalcade of organizations that claim the name of that rock in Greece. But … Continue reading

Episode 147 – Dreamation, Elation, and the Invitation

In this episode, Daniel and I talk about how Phase 10 made his kids cry. We talk about the InnRoads team’s trip to Dreamation in Morristown, NJ – including Smirk & Dagger’s upcoming games, talk to folks from Civic Games … Continue reading Continue reading

InnRoads RPG Jam Session Ep 2 (New GMs)

Tangential Fun Uncle Jeff and guest host Brian delve into the seedier side of marxist Jawas and how an encounter with a tribe of Cannok worshipers isn’t a monkey wrench in the works, it’s a Tangent! It’s all about game prep for those players who specialize in the unexpected and … Continue reading

Episode 139 – Building Bridges Instead of Battering Rams

In this episode – we wade through a wall of awful to get a shortened solo episode. We talk Jeff’s stream with the Ladies of the Round Table, a new stream of Storm King’s Thunder on our Facebook page, Extra … Continue reading Continue reading

We Want You – why ‘non-gamers’ are crucial for gaming ministry

We’ve had a number of churches inquire about having us out to run a game day. Among the first questions I ask them are “What are your plans for follow up?” and “How are you going to get your congregations involved?” There’s no lack of one-time experiences designed to get people in … Continue reading

The REAL Power

There is a pattern that emerges when church folk discover my passion for tabletop gaming culture and the people that inhabit it. I can generally trace the arc from the moment the conversation starts. It is mostly honest inquiry, but occasionally the arc jumps to a place of confusion, fear, … Continue reading

Go Into the World: A New Look at Disciple Making

Getting people who don’t play games to the table is an important skill that any gamer has to develop. Regardless what the game is, there needs to be someone in that seat across the table or the game cannot be experienced the way it was intended. They are designed to be … Continue reading

Playing the Long Game: The Cost of Relational Evangelism

There have been two points in my history that have defined my personal philosophy of evangelism. Oddly enough – they don’t involve studying under great evangelists or being mentored by great men and women of God. They include a conversation with a friend of mine who still struggles with putting … Continue reading