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

How the Church can embrace artists and the arts, Pt 1

While we were in Canada I spoke at a Toronto area Vineyard church that was interested in the Finding Divine Inspiration message. Scott Roe, Pastor at the Cambridge Vineyard– which is on the grounds of a lovely old monastery –opened his church up to us not knowing if anyone would show up.  We were both surprised when people just kept … Read More

Back from Canada, right?

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I just returned from a vacation to Canada last week so it’s been a while since the last post on this blog. Our trip up north was very eventful! As some of you know, my wife’s sister is married to a professional baseball player, Scott Rolen, who was playing for the Toronto Blue Jays, so we were in town to visit … Read More

Campus Crusade interview

My friends at Keynote, the musical division of Campus Crusade for Christ, asked to do an on-line interview last week. Lauren Worth came over to the house and we had a great time talking about the book and the things that God is doing in the arts. They are posting the recording in four 10-minute segments over the next few … Read More

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