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.
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.
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.
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.
Making the Liturgy Sing a New Song
How a retired Anglican priest and a young church music director created Liturgical Folk.
musicians who are rearranging traditional hymns, adapting liturgy to contemporary music and writing songs of their own, says Bruce Benedict, the chaplain of worship and arts at Hope
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.
Be Fruitful: Challenging Yourself to Abide in Order to Bear More Fruit
The message of the love and forgiveness of God and his desire that all might find the fulfillment they are looking for in him is too important to neglect.
so that they can be proficient. Jesus said that his disciples (learners) should abide in him and learn the missional arts. Then, once the problem of fruitlessness
Questions that Awaken a Leader’s Life
Four questions to help guide us into resurrection life.
journals. He has a Masters of Arts in Global Leadership from Fuller Theological Seminary and is working on his PhD at the University of Manchester (UK).
CT Women’s Top 10 Articles of 2018
Why being ‘spiritual’ is never enough, how Kate Bowler experienced Christ in her cancer, and 10 lessons from same-sex abuse inside the church.
Can't Name the Virtues Our culture has abandoned a wealth of teaching on character formation. Let's revive these lost arts. Karen Swallow Prior. What I
Yes, Mary Knew
How the question behind the recently controversial Christmas song stirs us to worship.
Joy Clarkson is a PhD candidate in theology, imagination, and the arts at Saint Andrews University on the east coast of Scotland. She tweets, hosts a
Find Your Creative Voice
Creativity becomes more than expressing ourselves as we reflect God into the world.
It's so fundamental to being human that we can't help but create— in the way we play as children, in music, painting, drama, and other creative arts, and also in our daily work as adults.
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book Awards
Our picks for the books most likely to shape evangelical life, thought, and culture.
Culture and the Arts. “Many of us working at the intersection of Christianity and the arts have a deeply conflicted relationship with Christian music as a genre.
Christianity Today’s 2019 Book of the Year
The release that best embodies our pursuit of Beautiful Orthodoxy.
flourishing replaces production as the standard, and one's very schedule has the trickle-down effect of wholeness and justice.” —Sandra Glahn, professor in the Media Arts and Worship
Mankind Was Scrooge’s Business (and George Bailey’s, Too)
Two of our favorite Christmas stories teach us that no one can be redeemed in isolation.
Mankind Was Scrooge's Business (and George Bailey's, Too). Two of our favorite Christmas stories teach us that no one can be redeemed in isolation.
Why Putting Christ Back in Christmas Is Not Enough
The history of American holiday cheer obscures the difficult details of the nativity narrative.
O. Taylor is assistant professor of theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary and the director of Brehm Texas, an initiative that seeks the renewal of the church through the arts.
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.