If we think of the video game community on a campus as an unengaged people group, there’s a lot we can learn that will help us better bridge the gap between them and the Church. One step that is always helpful is finding expert guides. Enter Nick & Jessica! Among their many skills, they are animators, game designers, and screenwriters who have partnered with our Jesus Film ministry in the past. Like us, they’re also totally geeks!
Jessica wrote a fascinating research paper on how the average geek is wired compared to an average churchgoer. Some things that make it hard to connect are the fact that Geeks tend to always want to casually explore new ideas and ways of expression while modern church culture tends to draw those who prefer structure, tradition, and social norms. Like Jesus, we’re called to meet the outsider where they are, bringing hope only the gospel provides. Click here to find out more about what we’re doing.