Video Games and the Gospel: Playing Video Games for the Glory of God (for Teens)
Most parents of teens share a concern about the role of video games in their kids’ lives. As people of faith, we wonder about possible negative impacts of too much screen time in any format. Also, countless Christian leaders have declared video games to be a waste of time and potentially dangerous to our kids’ spiritual health.
In this breakout session, Drew Dixon, editor-in cheif of GameChurch.com, a site dedicated to unpacking the spiritual value of video of games, seeks to cut through common Christian assumptions about video games to help Christians catch a vision for the value of play. He unpacks the importance of games to our physical and spiritual health as well as what games have to do with the gospel, the good news about Jesus. Is it possible to play games productively, redemptively, and missionally? Come find out.