Yes: The perils of community still outshine the dangerous comfort of isolation. Thank you Manuel! We look forward to your visit to Boise for the Creative Church Conference! (July 25-27, 2014) …for more info visit: http://creativechurchconference.wordpress.com
Perfectly said! Don’t fall for these tricks. Learn to recognize those moments for what they are.
God smote me with the following phrase, plain as day, the other morning as I emerged from the VineArts studio: “IT’S NOT A HAT.” Just prior to this moment I had been murmuring to myself, befuddled, after two amazing encounters with artists. I was shaking my head and smiling, stammering […]
“And midway through class, is it okay if I take the children outside for a plein air pause?” Can’t you just hear the silence? What an enchanting way to redirect activities during an art class. Gina always makes me ponder the depths of things. My friend Gina is teaching art […]
Artistic friend, meet Pastor Mike. You’ll like him. I’ve observed that our artists gravitate to Mike Freeman just as readily as paint clings to fingers. Mike is a pastor who understands your daily struggles, listens well, asks questions about your work, delights in all beauty everywhere, and maintains constant curiosity […]
Re-reading my previous post, “The Night Hardly Anyone Came to the Art Studio,” got me thinking about how God moves in our everyday places of work. Our pastor, Trevor Estes, defines work in the following way: Your job description is neither an “area” nor what you “do” (such as office […]
(Some details have been changed for privacy.) Today I was privileged to host Open Studio. Sometimes we get around 15 people. But this time, God sent only four. 4:00 pm Michelle came in. I first met Michelle last year. She was asleep on the floor by the church receptionist desk, […]