The Creative Church C__f____ce with M__oto F_j___ra is Happening, June 3-5

The Creative Church Conference, Indy is less than 2 weeks away, June 3-5. God has brought some amazing things together to make this event spectacular. My wife has forbidden me from saying “conference” or “Makoto Fujimura” in her presence, because … Continued

The Ministry of a Silly Walk

In the Creative Church Handbook: Releasing the Power of the Arts in Your Congregation there is a story about how creativity brought healing in an unusual way through a silly walk contest during one of my seminars. Here is the … Continued

The Creative Church Handbook Tuesday May 12th on Amazon!

I am so excited to announce that The Creative Church Handbook: Releasing the Power of the Arts in Your Congregation has been released by InterVarsity Press (IVP)! This book has been the main focus of my work for the last … Continued

Why The Church Needs The Arts–Videos 1 &2 From Scott Erickson

I first saw the work of artist Scott Erickson several years ago through the By/For project. I was intrigued by his fresh and imaginative spiritual symbolism. He merges whimsical illustrations with organic objects and intricate designs with bold visual statements.  His paintings … Continued

Summer 2014 Update

After spending 7 months sitting at the writing-table with the new book, I’m venturing out for a couple of great speaking opportunities in July. Karitos 2014 If you are in the Midwest, consider attending Karitos 2014 in Chicago, July 10-12. … Continued

The Creative Church Conference Recordings Are Now Available!

Here is the news from our non-profit, The New Renaissance Arts Movement. At the New Renaissance Arts Movement, we’re about connecting, equipping, and inspiring artists and churches for a New Renaissance. We believe that God is releasing a renewal of … Continued

Over the Rainbow Transcendence in Church

“Imagine if the local church became the place in culture to experience creativity, transcendence, and beauty.” That’s one of the thoughts behind The New Renaissance Arts Movement  that I’m part of.  Honestly, these are things that are not often experienced … Continued

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