12 Games of Christmas

Welcome to the Geeks Under Grace tabletop holiday guide for 2017. Christmas is one of my favorite times of year, so what better way to celebrate than with the gift of board games under your unreal christmas tree? This year, Chris Hecox and I (Stephen Hall) will be recapping some of our favorite releases from…

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New Growth

In the middle of all my gaming and literature nerdery, I somehow developed a desire to foster a green thumb. Chalk it up to all those hours I sunk into Harvest Moon, maybe? At any rate, I’ve become something of a “garden geek” in my adult years. (It’s totally a thing. Shush.) While this hobby…

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2016: A Year in Review

Political tension. Tragic and unexpected deaths. Personal struggles. I’ve seen plenty of 2016 hate all through this year. It didn’t treat me so well, either, what with nine months of it spent overcoming an ugly infection, paired with the day in, day out disappointments of life. I even spent Christmas Eve and Day sick as…

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Kenshin, Vash, and Apostle Paul – The Spiritual Heel-Face Turn

Two of the first, and most influential, anime series that I watched growing up were Trigun and Rurouni Kenshin. I loved watching Vash the Stampede and Kenshin using their finely honed, world-class skills to help and protect others–Kenshin being a master swordsman and Vash being a master gunsman. Whenever a bad guy would come on-scene…

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The Overlooked: Geeks in the Church

Some time later, Jesus went up to Jerusalem for one of the Jewish festivals. Now there is in Jerusalem near the Sheep Gate a pool, which in Aramaic is called Bethesda and which is surrounded by five covered colonnades. Here a great number of disabled people used to lie – the blind, the lame, the…

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