Join me for a very cool creative retreat in northern Indiana, Creative Encounter ’11, October 28th-30th!
The first thing I noticed when I walked out of the airport in Boise, Idaho was an unusual sweet scent in the air, kind of like marshmallows and flowers. My hosts didn’t smell it so I wondered if it was my imagination or maybe the hand soap I used in Salt Lake City. Either way, I like being greeted by a nice scent in a new … Read More
Last summer an artist friend forwarded a link for a creative conference in Asheville, NC called the Gathering of Artisans. Now, I love the mountainous, artsy area around Asheville (including the Biltmore, which my family visited several years ago as the leaves were turning) so the location already had me hooked. And the conference looked wonderful; many accomplished artists and speakers getting together in a beautiful setting … Read More
I led an overnight creativity retreat in early October, and had high hopes for what would happen when a group of artists got together for a weekend of listening to the Holy Spirit and creating art. The reality actually exceeded my expectations. Thirteen artists from Indiana and Ohio met at Teter Family Retreat in Noblesville, IN, a hidden rustic compound ringed … Read More
In summer of this year a packet of mysterious and highly creative postcards arrived in the mail. They announced a creative conference that seemed almost too good to be true: Story Chicago was billed as an event “for the creative class in ministry” with the goal of fueling “the producer generation of ministry leaders who live to communicate the greatest story … Read More