Too Bad Frodo’s Theology is Not Made of Mithril

J.R.R Tolkien lived and died a Roman Catholic. He clearly had a solid understanding of God’s providence and moral absolutes and frequently exalted mercy over judgement in his writings. Yet despite this, he sadly left us vestiges of his Roman…

Dungeons & Dragons: Should Christians Play It?

Simply put, Dungeons & Dragons (also know as D&D) is a role-playing game set within a higher fantasy universe. 

I lost you on role-playing game, right? In basic terms, a role-playing game is a game where players fulfil unique roles…

Covid-19: Turn Family Worship into a Game

So being indoors all the time is horrible right? WRONG.

It’s been weeks since the global outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, and almost that length of time since schools have been out and parents have been working from home, and…

Parachurch: Ministry or Business?  

Imagine if a restaurant chain were to suddenly run an advertising campaign that went something like this:

"Here at [insert restaurant name] we love welcoming families and making them feel at home. We provide comfortable and spacious areas for families …

Joblessness: What To Do

Having recently lost my job as a child and youth minister I have some insights to share with you about my experience and frustrations with job loss and how to combat the depression that seeks to inevitably encroach upon you…

World of Warcraft vs Church Which Is Better?

It is hard to deny the impact World of Warcraft has had on a universal scale. Arguably the most successful video game of all time with over 100 million people having played the game from over 244 countries. 

But…

The Most Controversial Book In The Bible 

Simon Turpin of Answers in Genesis Europe (AiG) joins Sarah and Sean on an exciting episode of the Anvil & Hammer discussing the controversial first and second chapters of the book of Genesis. 

They cover topics such as…