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

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

Going Through Tough Times? Here’s Some Encouragement

During a recent doctor’s visit my friend Bunnie was given 9 months to live. Most people would be devastated, but Bunnie went home, put on her glitter eyebrows and rabbit face paint, and went to work. Bunnie is a professional clown. She delights in bringing joy to anyone she meets. The ominous diagnosis from the doctors (lung cancer, round two; … Read More

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