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One Way to Minister to Gamers


Just like in any Church, there are lots of different types of people who are online and participate in online ministry. There are so many different types of people who are online. One group of people who seemed to be overlooked by Churches are gamers.

Enter Checkpoint Church. Checkpoint Church is led by Nathan Webb and is a Church designed for "nerds, geeks and gamers". We talked about how they are using Twitch and Discord to minister to gamers and the gaming community. 

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Tom Pounder
Tom Pounder

Tom Pounder was born and raised just outside of Washington, DC. He is the father of 4 daughters and loves being a girl dad. He has a background in Student Ministry working over 22 years with teenagers and currently serves as the Online Campus Pastor at New Life Christian Church in Chantilly, VA. He blogs and podcasts weekly at

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