Category Archives: Creativity

THE POEM OF GOD

If God’s heart all along has been to shine a light to all nations, and if the intentions from that heart are for all people to fully experience the weight of His glory and His lavished intimacy (inasmuch as those are possible while we’re still

How To Give a Voice to Everyone on Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day service programming may seem simple enough, at least on the outside. But when creative teams and pastors plan for these services, they must be aware of what’s happening on the inside – under the surface of the smiles and the hugs. There are

MOTHER’S DAY INSPIRATION

Church leaders and creative team leaders are always needing some Mother’s Day Service Programming inspiration. it’s always hard to envision special services, and Mother’s Day is especially difficult. How many different ways can we say, “We love you and we appreciate you?” While the words

THIS SONG. YOUR CHURCH. PLEASE SING.

There is much to be said about the songs we sing in our churches, especially when it comes to being overly critical. I am guilty of this beyond what I care to confess. But I’ve been personally inspired and drawn to Christ’s hope with a

THREE REASONS WHY CREATING SOMETHING IS SO STINKIN’ DRAINING

Emotionally sapped. Physically wiped. Excited. Disappointed. Energized. Fearful. Quicker to anger. Longer to grace. Loss of control. A little depressed. A little relieved. Tired. I’m not sure what you feel like as you labor through an artistic or creative endeavor, but the phrases above describe

THE MYTH OF A CREATIVE CLASS

The primary myth of creativity, as I see it, is any voice that makes any person believe that artists are the only truly creative people on the planet. As someone who’s an artist and who speaks to and from the middle of that Tribe, I confess