Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
A Brethren church commemorates the anniversary with cultural activities and worship services. “We want to be a light in the neighborhood of Gracia and in our city”.
There is no replacement to the discipline of reading a good book and/or going through deep soul-searching while looking at a painted masterpiece.
Charles David Kelley, painter and president of Bridge Builders International, examines the convergence of art, culture, and faith from a Biblical perspective.
The painting portrays Gauguin’s struggle with the meaning of existence.
Catalan painter Sergi Barnils reflects on the capacity of art to express spirituality. His work continues to be among the delights of many Italian art dealers.
God created life in His image and likeness, and granted them the creativity to sculpt and the ability to love.
If that body was really gone, if Jesus had come back to life, then the matrix of reality is altered; tragedy is not the final result of goodness.
Our faith bumps into surprise and dances with doubt, like Peter’s and John’s.
Since the 9/11 attack in 2001, we have seen more than 60 new Muslim movements to Christ.
Beauty, at least the kind of beauty the impressionists captured, can for now be only momentary.
The Four Seasons are portraits carefully crafted by each season’s elements, and questions our notions of the human face and the sentiments it evokes.
His own writings to Theo and his paintings of his latter phase bear witness to his preoccupation to the end with the person of Christ.
The German-born Protestant scientist was the precursor of modern entomology. This year is the 300th anniversary of her death.
“Ask the artist to help you design the service”, says Charles David Kelley in an interview about the role of artists and how their approach to culture can add much to churches.
Art can help us unwrap the riches of Scripture. Our world was created by the greatest of Artists, after all.
Biographers of Marc Chagall mention the “gift for happiness,” the “sacred simplicity” which characterized his art, and which was articulated in large part by his ingenious, vibrant use of color.
Painter Sergi Barnils talks about how his Christian faith influences his art in an interview with a Spanish newspaper.
“We see this as an opportunity to make ourselves known [...] after every attack, there is an opportunity to share the gospel”, pastor Jorge Álvarez says.
His surviving works are rare and are in museums all over the world but, says Susan Mansfield, the Dutch artist remains a man of mystery
One thing I dislike is how Michelangelo depicts God as leaving man to fend for himself on earth. Once Adam awakens from his drowsy snooze, the Father is hidden behind a reddish veil whereby only His hand can be seen.