Creative Ministry in Troubling Times

I have a number of writing projects in the cue, but this new one just kind of appeared and bullied its way to the front of the line, demanding attention. Not unlike it’s subject: Disaster and crisis.  I’m compelled to write about how churches can minister through the arts, creativity, and beauty when disaster and crisis hits. These things are … Read More

The Joy of Leaves

posted in: Devotionals, Life 4

The last leaves are falling from the maple tree in the front yard this afternoon. Holdouts that refused to give up their grasp of the branch until now. I imagine that they were waiting until they could decide their style of final decent. There are so many to choose from; the flutter from side to side, the twirl, the slow … Read More

CreativeChurch Arts Conference 2018 Update

Every couple of years I have the privilege of co-producing (through the New Renaissance Arts Movement) The CreativeChurch Arts Conferences, gatherings for leaders and artists who want to see creativity, beauty, imagination and the arts flourish in the local church.   These events are inevitably full of joy and creativity. Here’s a video recap of our conference at Saddleback church, October … Read More

Join Me for a Unique Creativity Event!

Friends, I’m really excited about the unique creativity conference that we’ve put together! If you are at all interested encouraging creativity and the arts in your local church please consider coming! Scott Saddleback Visual Arts and New Renaissance Arts Movement invite you the 2018 CreativeChurch Arts Conference and Retreat, October  18-20, 2018 at the beautiful Rancho Capistrano retreat center in … Read More

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