Redemptive Uses of Horror & The Christian with Joe Thorn

Christians and the Horror genre are two things that seemingly don’t mix. Pastor Joe Thorn (Doctrine & Devotion podcast) joins the show to discuss how the Bible implements horror themes in some stories, how Christians can engage with the horror genre, and ultimately how discernment is key in engaging media as a whole.

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Episode 224 – Metal Gear Solid 2 Is A Game of Misinformation

In 2001, Metal Gear Solid 2 was released on the PS2. While it was largely considered a smash hit, it was also very divisive. And, strangely, prophetic in it’s themes of digitization of information and the pursuit to control it. While we didn’t quite grasp the game’s complex themes back then, in 2022, it’s all too eerie at how timeless it has become. Sound of the Raign returns to join us to break down Metal Gear Solid 2.  

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Episode 222 – How My Wife Got Into Gaming

A question that comes up from time to time within the TRG community is, “How do I get my wife to play video games”. Well, today I (Logan) sat down with my wife to ask her what games she enjoys, how she got introduced to gaming, and how is it that she is so much better at games than I am. We also go over some of our favorite memories gaming together, which is often at my expense. (Look at the art for this episode, for example)

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Episode 219 – Dr. Matt Queen Talks About Evangelism, The Gospel, and Evangelism Fears

The Reformed Gamers is the show all about theology and gaming. Every now and then, we dedicate an entire episode to something theological focused.

Last year, TRG did an episode on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Having this message is great but the next question is: what do we do with it?

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Episode 212 – Matt Millsap’s Dissertation on Video Games & Theology

Dissertations are a massive undertaking. Many say it’s the equivalent of writing a book. In order to obtain a Doctorate Degree, it’s one of the things you have to complete. For Matt Millsap, he wrote his dissertation on the theological engagement of video games. You read that right. We also spend some time discussing the preservation of games, US copyright law, and Nintendo’s ever persistent problem of forsaking their legacy.

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