The Bethel School of Kingdom Creativity, 2010

If you follow this blog, you know that recent exciting signs of a New Spiritual Renaissance in the arts have shown up in the Church and the culture.  The Pope invited artists to the Sistine Chapel last November to reconnect the Catholic Church with the arts, Evangelicals have become adept at electronic media arts, film and drama, Charismatics have been … 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 trying to dig deeper into pursuing my career as an artist while still seeking the Lord.  I got all psyched … Read More

There is a New Renaissance Rising.

It’s a movement that will bring refreshing vitality to the Church, and new hope to the world. It is a supernatural movement to reintegrate inspired art (music, painting, dance, drama, sculpture, design, and more) into the church and release an infusion of spiritually powerful art into the culture. The signs of the New Renaissance are all around. From mainline Protestants, … 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 open up our churches and our minds so that more people can get involved in the creative process, yet continue … Read More

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