Art Heist Promotes Art

My heart did a little hop of excitement when I saw the news that millions of dollars (or euros) worth of art has been stolen from a Dutch museum today. That visceral reaction of delight surprised me. As a Christian, I don’t condone stealing of any kind, and as a human I’ve felt the distress of theft many times, in … Read More

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 in many churches. At least not yet.  So, over the summer we presented The Creative Church Conferences in Indy and … Read More

Learning the Family Business of Creativity

I just finished reviewing a yet to be released book called Empowered Creativity from a fiery young author named Art Thomas.  I particularly enjoyed this thought about working in the “family business”: In the culture of the Bible, as soon as a child reached the teenage years, he or she was considered a full-fledged adult.  When a young man reached … Read More

Creative Conferences on the Arts in the Church are Full of Inspiration

“I think it will take me a lifetime to fully understand and express what God did during the Creative Church Conference. …(it is) allowing so many of us to finally find our creative tribe!!!! The effects this will have in the kingdom will ripple through eternity.” Tammy, Duluth, MN “The sheer number of gifts that I received at the conference … Read More

Creative Church Conference Updated Schedule!

We just posted an updated version of the Creative Church Conference schedule, June 15-17 in Indianapolis. It’s gonna be fantastic!   Check in and last minute registration starts at 8:30am Friday morning. The first session gets underway at 9:30am. Friday and Saturday will focus on teaching and workshops, with panels and round-table discussions. Workshops include: “Releasing the Healing Power of … Read More

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