If you have ever spent some time on a farm in the Midwest you probably have heard of the phrase “crop rotation”.  It is a concept farmers have learned many many years ago.  Crop rotation is an agricultural practice where different types of crops are grown sequentially on the same plot of land across several

The Gaming Opportunity (Video)

Normally, I don’t share videos but someone shared this video opportunity from thinqmedia.com and it was quite affirming to a vision on video games are an uncharted mission field that I have felt for several years now.  I wrote a six-part blog series on Faith and Video Games which you can check out here. The

We are continuing our discussion on the intersection between the Church and the world of video games.  To catch up visit Part One (introduction), Part Two (Negative Side), Part Three (Positive Side), Part Four (A New Mindset), and Part Five (Building Trust) to stay up-to-date. Launching a new ministry is hard enough, but we fully admit launching

The 10 Gaming Commandments

We created a video game ministry in our church this year and to help with keeping the kind of culture we want in our gaming center we came up with rules everyone has to obey.  But we didn’t just want harsh cold “pool rules” where no one even looks at them.  We wanted something fun