6 Reasons for Art Ministry

And it’s not what you think. 6 Garden City teenagers with longboards were hanging out in our church lobby yesterday, which was a Saturday. There were 3 boys and 3 girls. They don’t go to a church. Last week one of our staff spotted the same kids in the sanctuary, […]

Plein Air Pause

“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 […]

Cell Phones and Sun-Dogs

I was enjoying Open Studio in the late afternoon with several friends. Golden sunlight flooded in through the windows, saturating our art tables as we worked. I could have moved to a different table with no direct sunlight, but the glow was too lovely to leave. My cell phone rang. […]