Put Fear in the Trunk

My dad always told me that, in life’s biggest and smallest moments, we cannot possibly get rid of ALL fear. But we can put it in the trunk of the car, and take it along for the ride. This is a teaching moment, captured at the Echo 2013 Conference.

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Next Level Leadership for Creative Team Leaders

I think having an artistic bent on life is a difficult life to live. I also think leading anyone in any right direction is a close-to-impossible thing to do. Many people function 60 hours a week as both. They are the Creative Team Leaders. They lead in churches, in small businesses, in Fortune 500 companies, […]

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Creating Art from the Inside Out

We artists are an interesting lot, aren’t we? We see the created order differently than other “normal” people. We seem to breathe deeper and cry harder. We’re not bent on communicating as much as we’re bent on disturbing. And I think God created us this way. And I think it’s all good and fine and […]

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Baptism Video Inspiration

As Christians, some of the most impacting moments we experience involve watching someone get baptized. Because so many people who read my blog either create baptism videos, or work with people who create baptism videos, I thought I’d post a recent baptism video we created. The baptisms happened at 9:00pm, and we showed the video […]

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Pour Brokenness Into Your Creative Work

As I envision new art to create for churches and for private clients, I automatically think about pouring the best areas of my life into these new projects. Where have I been successful? What am I great at? Nothing wrong with that. But I must force myself to pour my failures and my personal brokenness […]

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What’s Missing in So Much of Our Christian Work?

Have you heard the story of the Valley of Dry Bones, as recorded by Ezekiel in chapter 37 of his mind-bending series of prophetic visions? I’ll pick it up at verse 4. 4 Then he said to me, “Prophesy to these bones and say to them, ‘Dry bones, hear the word of the Lord! 5 This is […]

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