Why Prepare for Ministry at a Liberal Arts College?
A liberal arts education does not simply encounter creation; it encounters the Creator.
August 17, 2018Culture, Leadership. Why Prepare for Ministry at a Liberal Arts College? A liberal arts education does not simply encounter creation; it encounters the Creator.
Why You Can’t Name the Virtues
Our culture has abandoned a wealth of teaching on character formation. Let’s revive these lost arts.
Our culture has abandoned a wealth of teaching on character formation. Let's revive these lost arts. Opinion | Discipleship. Why You Can't Name the Virtues. Let's revive these lost arts.
Does Evangelism Jeopardize Authentic Artistic Expression?
What an Old Testament artist tells us about aesthetic vocation.
By recognizing and arranging humble earthly objects in these specific dimensions, they represent a space of hallowed consecration. The Arts as a Calling. The Arts as a Gift.
Christian Artists: Don’t Leave the Bible Behind
Why a scriptural imagination is essential to the making and enjoying of art.
Interview by Jennifer Craft| June 21, 2018. Image: Getty Images. Recent years have witnessed fruitful conversations about the interplay between Christian theology and the arts.
New & Noteworthy Books
Compiled by Matt Reynolds.
Luz, the creative arts pastor for a church in Northern California, describes himself as a worship leader who specialized in “spectacle”—musical and technological wizardry in a big
Cover Story: God of the Second Shift
The theology of work conversation is thriving. Why are most workers missing from it?
Yet as the forces of industrialization transformed the trades in the late 19th century, and vocational education and liberal arts schools parted ways, a new mantra for the college
Responses to our July/August issue.
There is much here for which to be thankful. Chip Webb. Evangelism and the Arts? p. 70. As a fellow artist, I can relate to many of the issues brought up in the article.
Community Arts, Visual Artistry, and the Christian Faith
Leah Samuelson is Associate Lecturer of Art at Wheaton College.
November 21, 2017Interviews. Community Arts, Visual Artistry, and the Christian Faith. Ed Stetzer Author Bio. Community Arts, Visual Artistry, and the Christian Faith.
Creating Worship Songs for a Welcoming Community
Isaac Wardell’s latest collaborative project, The Porter’s Gate, marks a change from Bifrost Arts.
Isaac Wardell's latest collaborative project, The Porter's Gate, marks a change from Bifrost Arts. Creating Worship Songs for a Welcoming Community.
David Foster Wallace Broke My Heart
Ten years after his suicide, I marvel at his genius but mourn the crushing burdens he carried.
David Foster Wallace Broke My Heart. Ten years after his suicide, I marvel at his genius but mourn the crushing burdens he carried. Warren Cole Smith
God Calls Me to Motherhood and Art. How Do I Do Both?
The cofounder of a new art and vocation institute in South Carolina aims to address the intersection of faith, family, creativity, and calling.
South Carolina. Located in the growing arts district of this mid-sized Southern town, Leaf's faith-driven mission sets it apart from surrounding studios. Its
A Fascinating Lost Email from Larry Norman on Music and Ministry
Our worship music is very often about 'us' and 'I' more than about God.
Because I believed that God created all things in life, including the arts, then that meant that all things BELONGED to God. Christians had an obligation to reclaim the arts for the church.
The Eternal Gospel Meets the Modern World
How the earliest evangelicals struggled to leave their imprint on emerging trends in science, law, and culture.
In The Spirit of Early Evangelicalism, Hindmarsh skillfully surveys the origins of the evangelical movement through its engagement with science, the Enlightenment, law, and the arts.
Let’s Talk About the Decline of Conversation in the Church
The modern world has crippled our capacity for speaking with one another. How can we restore this dying art?
book's first part concludes with a chapter on the nature of difficult conversations, which the authors take as essential to following in the way of Jesus, “one of the forgotten arts of Christian
John Piper Changed ‘Great Is Thy Faithfulness.’ Experts Weigh In.
Reformed tweaks to Methodist hit raise the question: Should hymns keep the theological orientation of their authors?
different persons compiled it? 5. Is it legal to alter the text? Manuel Luz, musician, creative arts pastor, and author of Honest Worship: One of my earliest
The Maker of the Maker of Middle-earth
There’s something missing from Oxford’s splendid new Tolkien exhibit.
exhibit book. Holly Ordway is professor of English and a faculty member in the Master of Arts in Apologetics program at Houston Baptist University. She
Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 3)
More ways small churches can serve their communities
church employees. Provide an environment where the arts are offered to neighborhood children. Christianity used to be the epicenter of the arts. The