My Generosity Assignment to the Homeless

My Generosity Assignment to the Homeless

Meet my unexpected friends: Theophilus I was in Washington, DC with a young friend, heading for the Air and Space Museum, but construction was concealing the entrance. So I approached an older man sitting on a concrete wall.  “Do you know where the entrance is?” He...
Love in a Time of Trauma

Love in a Time of Trauma

Sheltering in place has left us all feeling out of place. So how should we live in a world of frightened, exposed people? These days, it’s as if we’re all walking around naked. Stripped of many of those things we covered ourselves with—our jobs, our...
Our Holy Artist

Our Holy Artist

The Holy Spirit is the member of the Triune God whose role is hardest to define. Can it be that part of his job description includes creating art? He convicts us of sin, guides us into truth, draws us toward Christ, transforms us, and hides the Word in our hearts. He...
Art As a Holy Partnership

Art As a Holy Partnership

According to Richard Rohr, the prophets in a social structure stand off-center in a place of observation. Their position on “the edge of inside” affords them a view that is informed and yet independent. From this vantage point, the Apostle John was given the divine...
Hearing God’s Whispers Through Art

Hearing God’s Whispers Through Art

“But unless we are creators we are not fully alive. What do I mean by creators? Not only artists, whose acts of creation are the obvious ones of working with paint of clay or words. Creativity is a way of living life, no matter our vocation or how we earn our living....
Groans Without Words: The Ministry of Art

Groans Without Words: The Ministry of Art

The amount of words in the world today is astounding. According to one estimate, there have already been more than half a million books published worldwide in 2020. How many words do you think that adds up to? When you factor in journals, blogs, and social media, how...

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