Dear Friends, I know you have a litany of choices when it comes to which organizations to support financially. But we hope that you’ll consider us if you decide to participate in Giving Tuesday. “Anime ministry” is still very young, but it’s an important and growing field for missions. As anime becomes more and more… Read More Giving to Beneath the Tangles on This Giving Tuesday
One of this year’s most stunning anime episodes featured Akane Kurokawa, a young actress character in Oshi no Ko, being torn to shreds on social media for slapping a castmate on a reality show and mirroring a real-life situation involving wrestler Hana Kimura. It brought up so many questions and thoughts for our team that… Read More Tangle x Cast 18: Hana Kimura, Akane Kurokawa, and Responding to Social Media Criticism
I headed to my church’s sunrise service this morning to celebrate Easter. Worshiping as the sun rises emphasizes the hope of this day, the promise that we’re made alive because of that morning some 2,000 years ago when Jesus left the tomb. I hope you’ll attend a church service today to celebrate the hope we… Read More Happy Easter!
We’ve experienced tremendous growth over the past couple of years—not only in ways measurable by metrics, but also through the strength of our content, in the development and growth of relationships in our community, and in people turning toward and relying on Christ. Praise God! We have a unique mission that I believe has the… Read More Serving God Through Anime: Come Join Our Ministry Through One of These Roles!
Hey you. Yes, YOU. Are you someone deeply devoted to Christ? Are you looking to use your skills, talents, and interests to serve God? Are you an anime fan? Wait, what? If I didn’t lose you with either the first set of questions about faith, or that last question about being a nerd, then perhaps… Read More How About This New Year’s Resolution? Join Our Ministry!
A couple weeks ago, I wrote that Christian anime fans need to consider other believers as they watch and discuss anime. But other believers only make up a fraction of those who read our comments, tweets, and feeds. Many of our followers and friends are not Christians. They don’t know Christ, very few of them have read… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: Free and on a Mission
Christians are free to watch anime rated TV-MA. Violence, swearing, portrayals of demons, and even ecchi are not, technically, off limits, and least not in a general sense. Nor are anime that convey atheistic, shinto, or Buddhist belief systems. We are free to watch everything, and we are free to do so in many ways…… Read More Annalyn’s Corner: Christian Anime Fans and Responsible Freedom