17.Video Game Club Beginning in 2016

Lingering Lamb Update: As my first college semester comes to an end, I feel like it is appropriate for my blog to take its first break. After a long three months of school, I feel the need to spend some quality time with my family (away from the computer). The Lingering Lamb will return on December 22, 2015 (next Tuesday).

As I was painting the new youth room at my church, my fellow painters and I discussed ways to reach out to the community and how to help fulfill the Great Commission. I was immediately reminded of something I’ve been wanting to do for a while: I’ve wanted to host a Video Game Club.

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Video games are incredible ice breakers. Honestly, if two people have a common love for video games, then nothing, not even religious or political affiliation, can separate their friendship. I personally believe that evangelizing should be done casually, and without an extremely awkward approach (*cough cough* street evangelizing). Since friendships are easily created through video games, then why not use video games as a means to evangelize?

Come 2016, I will be co-hosting a gaming club that will feature all kinds of gaming systems. We will probably primarily be playing modern consoles (PS4, Wii, etc). But every once in a while, I want the club to feature the Nintendo 64, PlayStation 1, and other classics. I want to include the old consoles to celebrate the old stuff and to give the senior attendees something more familiar. Hehe!

All in all, though, I just want it to be a fun time of fellowship and gaming… and to hopefully meet new people who have as much of a passion for video games as I do.

(I will announce official dates on this blog once the Video Game club is fully organized, so BE READY)

So what do you guys think? Is a video game club a good idea? If so, what would make the club exceptionally fun? More so, how might someone use video games as a means to evangelize or get to know people? You’re feedback is much appreciated.

Again, the Lingering Lamb will take a one week break and return on December 22, 2015. However, although I won’t be posting until the 22nd, I will definitely reply to any comments.

 

 

3 thoughts on “17.Video Game Club Beginning in 2016

  1. Video games are a fantastic way to share quality time with others. Many are the happy hours I’ve spent playing Mario Kart with friends and loved ones. 🙂 I think a Video Game Club is an excellent plan for fun, fellowship, relational evangelism (which is the best kind of evangelism), and grumbling about those freaking blue shells. Godspeed!

    Oh, and have a nice break. 🙂

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  2. Thanks for your comment, Adam.

    I’m hoping the club will bring in some outsiders (particularly youth kids)

    I also feel like my church’s youth group should reach out to the community more… and the videogame club seemed to be a cool idea…

    the sad part is… I’ve never even been to a video game club before… so I hope I know what I’m doing… I guess everyone will have a good time as long as I bring snacks.

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