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Yay for cool Jesus!

"Godlike"

XD

Now THIS is how to recruit Christians!

Makes me want to convert back to Christianity. Almost.

This gets quite a thumbs up from me. I'd be there. Sounds like a whole lot of fun.

I'd play Halo with Jesus. On Legendary.

:)

What's with the bird wearing glasses? I don't get it....

What are the six levels of irony there? Let us count the ways.
1. Jesus playing videogames
2. A Theme park mascot playing videogames
3. Jesus as a theme park mascot
4. A church condoning videogames
5. Said church condoning Dead Rising
6. And the doozy, Said jesus-Theme-park-mascot playing Dead Rising 2 with a hilariously awkward partner.

Any others I missed?

Only six?

On the plus side, DR2 does have carpentry...In a manner of speaking. I mean, no way do you really duct tape nails to a baseball bat.

Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition!

I have to admit, most of the time when I see a religion trying to be "cool" I die a bit inside, but this brings a smile to my face. :)

(Disclaimer: God is the truth, religion is the lie.)

GeneticallyModifiedDucks:
What's with the bird wearing glasses? I don't get it....

See it's clearly a goose not a bird; but I have to agree with the sentiment. The first thing I noticed was a goose wearing corrective lenses. I can handle a giant bobblehead Jesus playing Dead Rising 2, but I don't know if I can deal with waterfowl sporting eye-wear.

Landis963:
What are the six levels of irony there? Let us count the ways.
1. Jesus playing videogames
2. A Theme park mascot playing videogames
3. Jesus as a theme park mascot
4. A church condoning videogames
5. Said church condoning Dead Rising
6. And the doozy, Said jesus-Theme-park-mascot playing Dead Rising 2 with a hilariously awkward partner.

Any others I missed?

The fact that he's playing dead rising, and Jesus rose from the dead?

Probably the big one...

And finally, this is a church I can get behind. I'm not a fan of organised religion, though I have no problem with people who believe in god.

But putting a headset on Jesus? Yeah, you've won me over.

Landis963:
What are the six levels of irony there? Let us count the ways.
1. Jesus playing videogames
2. A Theme park mascot playing videogames
3. Jesus as a theme park mascot
4. A church condoning videogames
5. Said church condoning Dead Rising
6. And the doozy, Said jesus-Theme-park-mascot playing Dead Rising 2 with a hilariously awkward partner.

Any others I missed?

Jesus was dead and came back to life. Dead Rising. See?

Edit: Ninja'd one minute early.

Now THAT is a church I would sign up to!

^ and this is coming from a person who's family had to flee N.Ireland during the troubles. You don't get many people more put off of Christianity that me, just to add some context.

CAPTCHA: plembert 2,256... I have a sudden desire to make a kids cartoon set in space with that name.

yeah i can't stop gawking at that bigheaded jebus

Bloodstain:

Landis963:
What are the six levels of irony there? Let us count the ways.
1. Jesus playing videogames
2. A Theme park mascot playing videogames
3. Jesus as a theme park mascot
4. A church condoning videogames
5. Said church condoning Dead Rising
6. And the doozy, Said jesus-Theme-park-mascot playing Dead Rising 2 with a hilariously awkward partner.

Any others I missed?

Jesus was dead and came back to life. Dead Rising. See?

That was supposed to be #6, granted it doesn't come over as clearly as intended.

Bloodstain:

Landis963:
What are the six levels of irony there? Let us count the ways.
1. Jesus playing videogames
2. A Theme park mascot playing videogames
3. Jesus as a theme park mascot
4. A church condoning videogames
5. Said church condoning Dead Rising
6. And the doozy, Said jesus-Theme-park-mascot playing Dead Rising 2 with a hilariously awkward partner.

Any others I missed?

Jesus was dead and came back to life. Dead Rising. See?

Edit: Ninja'd one minute early.

As mentioned, that was supposed to be #6, I got carried away with the rest of the circumstances.

believer258:
This gets quite a thumbs up from me. I'd be there. Sounds like a whole lot of fun.

I'd play Halo with Jesus. On Legendary.

:)

Doesn't sound like a good idea. If he dies, it'll take him three days to respawn

OT: Now this is a fun idea. I approve!

To be honest I can really understand their point and i kind of dig it. If Jesus came back tomorrow you know he'd want to kick back and relax. And while he's at it he could resurrect John Lennon and they could duke it out on Mortal Kombat, I'm sure Jesus has a bone to pick with him after that comment.

I like these guys. Who says religion can't change with the times?

I signed up to their website... does this make me a religious man?

Just a shame i can't attend. I would've loved to get me some free beer.

Jesus would be with the people, all of them. He'd not be sat with the Christians in church. I mean he makes the point in the Bible. He says he didn't come to be with the righteous, he came to be with the faithless. He wasn't a big fan of authority and had a less than subtle habit of pissing of pharisees and the like. I can't imagine he'd find modern organised religion any better. We'd soon find out what was right and wrong though. The moment he picked up a controller you'd be able to tell all those self righteous book thumpers that video games were not inherently evil and you can bet he'd enjoy some alcohol with his games. In moderation of course.

Oh yeah @Azure: Change? Sir you've evidently not heard the one about the lightbulb...

How many Christians does it take to change a lightbulb?

Change? CHANGE?! We don't do change.

Wow, that's epic! But in the icon JÚsus doesn't seem that into the game...
Also, if JÚsus is a gamer, his respawn lag is ridiculous...

I'd respond with my usual answer to being invited to religious events or gatherings. "No thanks I don't want to join your cult."

I am a Messianic Jew, and I approve this cartoon.

That Jesus looks pretty stoked to be there. lol

No im not letting this thread go without this image.
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Lullabye:
No im not letting this thread go without this image.
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That.... is awesome, makes me want to go to church again, at least now I wouldn't be bored.

as long as were on the subject of gamer jesues. and the pic that tsaba just pbrought up i figure id thow my hat in the ring.

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These guy's seem alright. No overzealous forcing of it onto people, just good natured drinking and gaming and hey, if you want to accept Jesus into your life then so be it. I'll stick to Atheism though.

Though I'm (I suppose) agnostic myself i have to hand it to these people for putting a new spin on religion for the gaming generation and making religion a bit less stuffy.

Scrumpmonkey:
"Godlike"

XD

Hah I just got the WoW mod that gives the unreal voices for BG kills, makes rogueing really fun.

It's official people
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Landis963:
What are the six levels of irony there? Let us count the ways.
1. Jesus playing videogames
2. A Theme park mascot playing videogames
3. Jesus as a theme park mascot
4. A church condoning videogames
5. Said church condoning Dead Rising
6. And the doozy, Said jesus-Theme-park-mascot playing Dead Rising 2 with a hilariously awkward partner.

Any others I missed?

The game is called "Dead Rising" and Jesus raises from the dead in the bible.

So wow, this actually sounds like a cool thing.
They're preaching, sure, but they're being chill about it. Kicking back with some games, having some drinks. Being laid-back people. And the message behind it is nice too, that Jesus isn't some scornful motherfucker.

This is more Christ-like than how the various churches go about it. I'm not really Christian or anything, but more power to 'em.

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