Glider Gazette

Weekly Lightglider news for faith and fun!

Game News: Aug. 19-25

August 19, 2019

Gliddle Announcements

• Join the Lightglider community at the Back to School Bash party on Tuesday and Friday at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!  Meet us in the Courtyard at Lightglider Academy!

• Don’t miss the Game of the Week, Tree Deck Races, on the frontpage!

• Have you checked out the Gliddle Tutorials yet? Watch this week’s Blight Tutorial to gain an advantage on your missions in the Yonders this week!

• Use this week’s Mystery Code - HUMILITY - to receive a prize!


Inside the Academy - Mission Tips!

River Journey

Tambika here, with another mission for you! This time you’ll be clearing the blight and rescuing the Gliddles near the River. After your success in the Waterfall area, I’m sure you’ll do great!

Be on the lookout for more secrets here! Anything that’s out of place might hide treasures and Gliddles! 

We also try to send supply drops to tricky areas. Look for areas marked with a glowing door--you’ll find supplies to help you recharge and get back into the action! Glide on!


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Humility

August 18, 2019

Hey Lightgliders!


This week we are discussing the Lightglider value of humility. We learned last week about Rebellion, the second “chapter” of a biblical worldview. Even though God has uniquely created each of us to shine like stars in the universe, we have rebelled against His commands to love Him and love others. The sin and selfishness that began in the Garden of Eden continues today in our hearts and causes division, brokenness, and strife. To acknowledge our sin and rebellion against God requires humility. To live with humility means to view yourself in light of God’s goodness and perfection. When we do this, we realize how far short we fall and how much we need Him. Therefore, only through humility will we live in dependence upon God’s love. Only with humble hearts will we take our focus off ourselves, acknowledge God’s greatness, and truly be able to focus on the needs of others.


Here are some activities for you to do and questions to reflect upon this week in Lightgliders. Do these by yourself or with a family member!


Monday

• Watch the Spark video in green called The Value of Humility.

• What are some ways you can put someone else’s needs before your own?

Tuesday

• Read Game News in red to see what’s happening inside Lightglider Academy this week.

• How do you take the focus off yourself?

• Join the Back to School Bash in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Wednesday

• Watch the Prayer video in orange called He Must Increase.

• What are ways to point others to Jesus?

Thursday

• Compete in the Game of the Week in purple called Tree Deck Races.

• If you opened a store, what would you sell?

Friday

• Decorate the “Humility” Sticker Page and send it to community@lightgliders.com for a chance to be featured in the Glider Gazette!

• What does it mean to be humble?

• Join the Back to School Bash in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Saturday/Sunday

• Read Philippians 2:3-5 in the Bible. 

• In what ways do you take an interest in others?

• What kind of attitude did Jesus have?


Glide On!

Tova


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Game News: Aug. 12-18

August 12, 2019

Gliddle Announcements

• Join the Lightglider community at the Pirates of the Academy party on Tuesday and Friday at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!  Meet us in the Courtyard at Lightglider Academy!

• Don’t miss the Game of the Week, Machine Hacking, on the frontpage!

• Use this week’s Mystery Code - REBELLION - to receive a prize!



Inside the Academy - Mission Tips!

Treehouse Decks

Hi there! Santiago here. Isn’t it so cool that we have Treehouses at the Academy? You can buy decorations for them at Tree Mart! Click and drag the decorations onto your Treehouse. Place them wherever the blue grid area allows you to! 

As you rescue Gliddles in the Yonders, you can unlock more decks in your Treehouse! Purchase them with Gems. It’ll give you more RES and provide you a whole new deck to decorate!


Click on other Lightgliders and click Visit Treehouse to see how they’ve decorated! I think my Treehouse is pretty cool. Click the Friends icon and visit my Treehouse to see for yourself!


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Rebellion

August 11, 2019

Theme This Week: REBELLION


Hey Lightglider!

We’ve just spent three weeks learning about Creation. To understand Creation is to understand that God created everything, and that includes you and me! And because He created us in His image, our lives have purpose and tremendous value. This is the first part of the Far Greater Story.

The second part of the story is called Rebellion. A rebellion is an open resistance to an authority. As our Creator, God is our authority. To rebel against Him is to disobey His commands. This is called “sin.” It happens every time we do not live up to God’s standard of goodness and love. Whether we sin on purpose or by accident, we are rebelling against the way God has commanded us to live. We are violating our purpose. This happens a lot by you and by everyone else. We all have rebelled against God and His goodness. And the Bible tells us that the penalty of our rebellion is death. 

This is why we need to be rescued. This is why we need a Savior. The penalty for our rebellion needs to be paid. Our sin needs to be forgiven. Until we understand this, the story of Jesus will never make any sense to us.  

Pray this week for help to recognize how you have sinned and for the courage to confess it to God. 


Here are some activities for you to do and questions to reflect upon this week in Lightgliders. Do these by yourself or with a family member!


Monday

• Watch the Spark video in green called Rebellion.

• In what ways have you rebelled against God?

Tuesday

• Read LGA News in red to see what’s happening inside Lightglider Academy this week.

• When has someone wronged you?

• Join the Final Funtier Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Wednesday

• Watch the Prayer video in orange called The Greatest Commandments.

• What does it look like for you to obey these commandments?

Thursday

• Compete in the Game of the Week in purple called Machine Hacking.

• What tech innovation are you and your family thankful for?

Friday

• Decorate the “Rebellion” Sticker Page and send it to info@lightgliders.com for a chance to be featured in the Glider Gazette!

• How can understanding our rebellion lead us to humility?

• Join the Final Funtier Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Saturday/Sunday

• Read Romans 3:21-24 in the Bible. 

• What does sin mean?

• In what ways do we rebel against God?


Glide On!

Santiago


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Game News: Aug. 5 - 11

August 5, 2019

Gliddle Announcements

• Join the Lightglider community at the Final Funtier Party on Tuesday and Friday at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!  Meet us in the Courtyard at Lightglider Academy!

• Don’t miss the BRAND NEW Game of the Week, Yonders Tower Defense, on the frontpage!

• Use this week’s Mystery Code - CREATIVE - to receive a new [insert prize]


Inside the Academy - Mission Tips!

Emerald Fields

Hello, I’m Nisha! I serve in a lot of places at Lightglider Academy, but I mostly try to help the other leaders handle the blight problem in the Yonders. And this mission is all about restoring the land! The Emerald Fields in the Yonders are usually so beautiful, but they’ve been taken over by blight. My tip for you is to open up enough room in the blight so that you can dodge Machine attacks. The Emerald Fields are home to many green Gliddles, and to use their power correctly, you’ll have to get up close to Machines! Patience is the key to defeating Machines and clearing blight. Remember, if you run out of RES, come back to Lightglider Academy and give out Boosts to recharge! 


I’ve heard that there’s a Machine that’s very hard to get to… Maybe the fences in this area don’t extend the whole way around the Fields?


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Creative & Inspired

August 4, 2019

Theme This Week: CREATIVE & INSPIRED


Hey Lightglider!

The last two weeks we have learned that God is our Creator.  Because of this, we have tremendous purpose. We can live with the knowledge that our lives matter because they do! If God took the time to make you, then you are extremely valuable. We also learned that God created us in His image. Because you are made in the image of a creative God, you can be creative. You can be inspired to use your imagination to create. How do you use your imagination? In what ways are you creative? 

Think of ways each day to use your unique gifts to put a smile on other people’s faces. Dream of ways to make an impact on the world around you. Live with passion. Pursue beauty.  Do everything you do with excellence. This is what it means to be creative and inspired.

If you play Lightgliders this week, use creativity to design an awesome treehouse. Use imagination with every postcard you send out. Inspire others to play games together at the Academy.  

As you are creative and inspired, others will follow!  


Here are some activities for you to do and questions to reflect upon this week in Lightgliders. Do these by yourself or with a family member!


Monday

• Watch the Spark video in green called God Gives Purpose.

• What are some ways to get to know God?

Tuesday

• Read LGA News in red to see what’s happening inside Lightglider Academy this week.

• Who inspires you? Why?

• Join the Final Funtier Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Wednesday

• Watch the Prayer video in orange called Filled with the Spirit.

• What does it look like for you to be filled with the Holy Spirit?

Thursday

• Compete as a family in the BRAND NEW Game of the Week in purple called Bible Jumble.

• How would you rename the colors of your crayons?

Friday

• Decorate the “Creative & Inspired” Sticker Page and send it to info@lightgliders.com for a chance to be featured in the Glider Gazette!

• What do you think it means to be creative?

• Join the Final Funtier Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Saturday/Sunday

• Read Romans 12:6-8 in the Bible. 

• What do you think you are gifted at?

• How can you be creative & inspired today?


Glide On!

Nisha


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Game News: July 29 - Aug. 4

July 29, 2019


Gliddle Announcements

• Join the Lightglider community at the Lightglider Luau party on Tuesday and Friday at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!  Meet us in the Courtyard at Lightglider Academy!

• Game of the Week leaderboard winners will receive a Ninja Mask this week! Have you played Avoid the Blast yet?!

• Random fun facts: a group of geese is called a gaggle.

• Use this week’s Mystery Code - PURPOSE - to receive a new [insert prize]

• Game Spotlight: Tinker Tech. 
The Lightglider leaders need you! When we’re in the Yonders, one of our goals is to disable the Machines  so that we can rescue gliddles and restore the land! To do that, we are always looking to build new tech to help us battle. In Tinker Tech, we need you to build different kinds of tech out of the parts available. Play Tinker Tech now and help us out!

• Be on the lookout for a new game in Lightgliders next week!


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Purpose

July 28, 2019

Theme This Week: PURPOSE


Hey Lightglider!

This we’re talking about the Lightglider value of purpose. Purpose is one of the five core values of a Lightglider. To live with purpose means to live every day with the belief that your life matters. But how do we know this is true, especially when we don’t feel it from others? This belief comes from the truth that there is a God who made us in His image. Because of this, our lives have worth and dignity that no one can take away. We have the opportunity each day to do the good things that God had in mind for us when He created us in His image. 

In Lightglider Academy, we rescue Gliddles, clear the blight, and seek to help others any way we can. Look around you. The world is in need and you were uniquely created to make an impact in a way that only you can. Your life matters! You have incredible purpose! As you get to know your Creator, you will begin to understand that He gives you purpose.


Here are some activities for you to do and questions to reflect upon this week in Lightgliders. Do these by yourself or with a family member!


Monday

• Watch the Spark video in green called The Value of Purpose.

• In what ways do you live with a sense of purpose?

Tuesday

• Read LGA News in red to see what’s happening inside Lightglider Academy this week.

• Join the Lightglider Luau Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Wednesday

• Watch the Prayer video in orange called Prayer for Purpose.

• How does knowing that you are God’s masterpiece help you live with purpose?

Thursday

• Compete as a family in the Game of the Week in purple called Avoid the Blast.

• What do you seek to avoid at all costs? For some, it might be homework and vegetables. What is it for you?

Friday

• Decorate the “Purpose” Sticker Page and send it to a friend.

• How do you or could you impact the world in a positive way?

• Join the Lightglider Luau Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 6pm EST / 5pm CST!

Saturday/Sunday

• Read Ephesians 2:8-10 in the Bible. 

• According to this passage, what are we created for?


Glide On!

Tambika


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Game News: July 22-28

July 22, 2019


Gliddle Announcements

• Game of the Week leaderboard winners will receive a Basketball Outfit this week! Have you played Slam Jam yet?!

• Use this week’s Mystery Code - CREATION - to receive a new sticker pack!

• Join the Ninja (Bible) Warrior Party in Lightglider Academy Tuesday or Friday at 6pm EST / 5pm CST! You’ll receive some fun prizes. 


Lightglider Academy Game Tips!


Yonders Mission: Machine Bunker

Hey there! My name’s Bryce, and I’m the head of Yonders missions here at Lightglider Academy. I love to rescue Gliddles from the Machines, so my mission for you is to take on the Machines where it’ll hurt them most! We’ve discovered the location of a Machine Bunker, where Machines are made and sent out into the Yonders. We need to shut this factory down! 

There are lots of Machines in there, so stay alert! Remember, your defense systems can fire automatically, so concentrate on dodging enemy attacks while you battle Machines. Some Machines are programmed to guard doors and hallways. They have lots of armor, but they’re very slow. Stop at a safe distance and you’ll whittle them down!

Go get ‘em!  I’ll be rooting for you!


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Creation

July 21, 2019

Theme This Week: CREATION


Hey Lightglider!


The Bible begins by telling us that God is the Creator. He created the world and everything in it. This includes you and me! Genesis 1:27 tells us that God created us in His image. We were made in the image of a good, holy, and loving God. Do you realize what this means? It means that your life matters! And because you bear God’s image, you are worthy of respect. And this is true of everyone you meet! That’s why our #1 goal as Lightgliders is respect -- respect for ourselves and respect for others. We seek to do this because when we respect others, we are honoring the One in whose image they were created. 


Here are some activities for you to do and questions to reflect upon this week in Lightgliders. Do these by yourself or with a family member!


Monday

• Watch the Spark video in green called Creation.

• How do you know that your life matters?

Tuesday

• Read Game News in red to see what’s happening inside Lightglider Academy this week.

• How does understanding creation help us understand human dignity?

• Join the Ninja (Bible) Warrior Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 5pm CST!

Wednesday

• Watch the Prayer video in orange called Praise for Creation.

• What are you amazed at in God’s creation?

Thursday

• Compete as a family in the Game of the Week in purple called Slam Jam.

• What has been your favorite thing about summer so far?

Friday

• Decorate the “Creation” Sticker Page and send it to info@lightgliders.com for a chance to win some in-game prizes!

• What’s your favorite summer snack?

• Join the Ninja (Bible) Warrior Party in Lightglider Academy TODAY at 5pm CST!

Saturday/Sunday

• Read Genesis 1:26-31 in the Bible. 

• What did God say about all that He had made?


Glide On!

Tova

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