Category Archives: Fandom

Episode 142// The Healing Power of Laughter

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“Comedy is an escape, not from truth but from despair; a narrow escape into faith.”~Christopher Fry

This week we talk about why it's important for Christians to keep a good sense of humor, what in the Bible makes us laugh, and how we can lean into joy in these uncertain times. 
Special Guest pastor/comedian Chris Binion

Episode 141// DON’T PANIC

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“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength.”~Charles Spurgeon

This week in Christ Culture and Nerd Culture we invite licensed mental health counselor Joy Clifton to share with us smart and Godly ways to identify and cope with fear, panic and anxiety.

Plus we continue our Best Thing Ever Duos bracket and try to figure out what US state we’d be if we were a US state.

JOY’S VERSES

ISAIAH 26:3

2 TIM 1:7

PHIL 4:6-7

2 COR 10:5

Episode 140// Our covid year (partS one & TWO)

PART 1
PART 2

“It’s going to disappear. One day, it’s like a miracle, it will disappear”~President Donald Trump

In part one of this special two-part episode we invite some of our NOGSquad to share their stories about living through a year of global pandemic.

We play The Metagame with the lovely Tori Lein Lones (@mochimoristudio) and ask some questions about what we would have said to ourselves before the world fell apart.

Episode 139// NOG BLACK

“The time is always right to do what is right. ~Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

It’s Black History Month! We’re joined by special guests Micah Simms (EL-7VEN), Lem Fillyaw, and Matt Williams who share their perspective as black Christian nerds on fandom, faith, and finding social justice.

Check out Micah on Twitter- https://twitter.com/EL_7VEN

Engage with Lem at- https://linktr.ee/badgamerelite

Hang with Matt and the Jeek Nation- https://jeeknation.wixsite.com/jeeknation

Episode 138//Toxic relationships

“Love can change a person the way a parent can change a baby — awkwardly, and often with a great deal of mess.” ~Lemony Snicket

Tony T and the crew talk about the worst romances in fandom, set an unsuspecting Neff up for a Christian dating site, play a love song singalong game and talk about the toxicity that comes from unequal yoking. Happy Un-Valentine’s Day!

Episode 137//SOUND AFFECTED

“All sounds of the earth are like music” ~Oscar Hammerstein

Tony T and the crew talk about the sound that capture our imagination and inspire our fandom and faith. Experience Sound Charades, the voice of God, and everything you need to know about the Wilhelm Scream.


Check out the special bonus episode we posted with a standalone sound effects game… see how YOU stack up against Steven and Neff!


Season SIX! We’re back!

“I don’t know if God is a sports fan or not, but I do know this: He loves a good comeback.”to “ ~Lane Kiffin

Tony T and the crew return for a new season of Christ Culture and Nerd Culture! We kick off our journey meeting the new crew, unveiling this season’s Best Thing Ever, playing a movie game, and talking about things resurrected, rebooted, and revived. Jesus is coming soon, kids. Subscribe today!

TCNOG Goes to 30 rock

“We have a show tonight. I’ve never missed a show. Not even the time I had that virus they kept saying only raccoons get.” ~Liz Lemon

We’re back with another episode of The Christian Nerd of Godcast. Tony T and Scott Higa talk Scooby Doo and COVID, too. Today’s episode is all about 30 Rock, so in TV Talk they discuss the recent 30 Rock one-hour special. In The List they share their favorite episodes, moments and arcs from 30 Rock. In Bible Study, they look at Galatians 6 and how to keep from growing weary during this season.