How to Start an Arts Ministry in Your Church

By J. Scott McElroy and Jessie Nilo Just imagine if the local church became the place in culture to experience beauty, creativity, and transcendence. Hundreds of years ago churches were, in many ways, centers for these experiences. Somehow, over time … Read More

Cool Performance Video.

This was done in church. That’s what we’re talking about…New Renaissance stuff.  Creative, original, dynamic.  From Fellowship Church in Texas. One person who posted this on Tumblr. commented, “glow in the dark glitter confetti drums, yes please”. Enjoy. [vimeo http://vimeo.com/1923663]

Staying Relevant as a Christ-Following Artist

I recently got an email from a young art instructor friend who asked some interesting questions about being “in the world but not of it” as artist. Thought I’d share it and my reply. Scott, Recently I have really been … Read More

How the Church can embrace artists and the arts, Part II : Ideas

(Creative Church Handbook: Releasing the Power of the Arts in Your Congregation was release after this article was written, an contains a treasury of arts ideas for churches. See also CreativeChurchArtsIdeas.org.) In the last post, I asked, “How can we … Read More

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