Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up. – Proverbs 12:25 (NIV)
Americans now sample, dabble and move on when a religious leader fails to satisfy for any reason. – From an Op-Ed piece entitled Congregations Gone Wild, as featured in the New York Times.
For the second part of this series, I would like to take a look at what is currently out there in regards to Christian video game sites.
Growing up in the 1980’s, the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) was a staple in my parents’ home. I remember long days spent adventuring with Mario, Donkey Kong, and Link from The Legend of Zelda series. Though I did not realize it at the time, I was actively engaging in a new form of media—video games.
The other day I was looking up something on Focus on the Family’s Plugged In Online, and I came across an article written in 2007 entitled “‘Halo’ and the Holy”. The article discusses the use of Halo 3, in churches, as an evangelistic tool. It goes on to talk about: