Tag Archives: Creativity

Original Works Night

And they sang a new song before the throne and before the four living creatures and the elders. No one could learn the song except the 144,000 who had been redeemed from the earth. Revelation 14:3 (NIV) One of the … Continue reading

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“There Are No Wrong Notes”

When teaching my course on creativity I have discovered an almost universal truth: My students all have an intense desire to create and express themselves through their chosen art medium(s) but they almost all don’t do it. As we journey through … Continue reading

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Some Things Bear Repeating

My heart, O God, is steadfast;     I will sing and make music with all my soul. Awake, harp and lyre!     I will awaken the dawn. I will praise you, Lord, among the nations;     I will sing of you among the … Continue reading

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Putting Our Gifts to Work

  Give your complete attention to these matters. Throw yourself into your tasks so that everyone will see your progress. 1 Timothy 4:15 (NLT) It has be an interesting week of reading deprivation which was part of the assignment for … Continue reading

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Playing the Roles We are Given

“Look! I am sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me.” Malachi 3:1 (NLT) I am teaching a Wednesday night class on creativity. In the first week I made a case for the truth that every human … Continue reading

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Art Heals (Continued)

I’m grateful to come from a family of artists and craftsmen. While most people think of art as confined to drawing, painting and sculpture, there is no doubt that the river of creation has an endless number of tributaries, and … Continue reading

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“Ham Buns and Potato Salad”: Shipped

So, I’ve written this play entitled Ham Buns and Potato Salad. It’s kind of been in the works for a couple of years. It’s the first full-length play I’ve written and it’s been a fun labor of love. The play … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Matthew 13

He replied, “You’ve been given insight into God’s kingdom. You know how it works. Not everybody has this gift, this insight; it hasn’t been given to them. Whenever someone has a ready heart for this, the insights and understandings flow … Continue reading

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Original Works Night

Wendy and I had another fun weekend. On Friday night it was a theatre date as Theater Central produced a very interesting show called Amber Waves. Last night was “Original Works Night” at our church. It’s pretty cool. Artists, Musicians, … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Judges 5

"That day Deborah and Barak son of Abinoam sang this song:" Judges 5:1 (MSG) Metaphor (n.) – something used, or regarded as being used, to represent something else. God is a God of metaphor. The Creator expresses Himself in His … Continue reading

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