Allison Barron

Hailing from the cold reaches of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Allison is the general manager of Geekdom House, executive editor of Area of Effect magazine, co-host of the Infinity +1 podcast, and staff writer for Christ and Pop Culture. When she’s not writing, designing, or editing, she is usually preoccupied in Hyrule, Middle-earth, or a galaxy far, far away.

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Love vs. Legalism: The Bible Is Not a Rule Book

I spent a lot of my childhood combing the Bible for rules on behavior. It was easier to see the world in black and white than deal with confusing moral questions. I didn’t ponder what the most loving act was in each situation — I just followed the rule …

5 Characters Who Chose Peace Over Violence

Lashing out at those who hurt us is our tendency, and in popular media that often means striking against evil and wielding intellectual prowess, harsh words, technology, physical weapons or even fists against threatening foes. So fictional media that showcases characters choosing peace over violence inspires me.

The 5 Types of Non-Listeners

Sometimes friends don’t know how to listen well. I’ve seen five types of non-listeners in action, and here’s how they’ve affected my emotions.

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