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What Happened to Good Art From the Church?
8 Comments » April 4, 2014

What Happened to Good Art From the Church?

In an age of cheesy Christian movies and blockbusters that gut the Bible, I'm tired of choosing between a great message and great art. It's time to reclaim art.

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Life After Art: Interview With Matt Appling
No Comments » May 29, 2013

Life After Art: Interview With Matt Appling

Matt Appling teaches elementary school art. Matt talks about art in his recent book, Life After Art: What You Forgot About Life and Faith Since You Left the Art Room.

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Life After Art by Matt Appling
No Comments » May 29, 2013

Life After Art by Matt Appling

Matt Appling is an elementary school art teacher trying to help the rest of us rediscover creativity. We’re all former kindergartners and have that love of creating that was slowly ...

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Camron Ware on Visual Worship
1 Comment » April 23, 2013

Camron Ware on Visual Worship

"The church used to be really good at using visuals in worship spaces!"

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Church Communication Hero: Madeleine L’Engle
1 Comment » February 13, 2013

Church Communication Hero: Madeleine L’Engle

She fueled her creativity with challenges and doubts, overcoming rejection to become a celebrated author. She also worked in a church and understands our unique problems.

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Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle
1 Comment » February 13, 2013

Walking on Water by Madeleine L’Engle

Newbery winning author Madeleine L'Engle attempts to explain a Christian approach to art in her classic book Walking on Water: Reflections on Faith and Art.

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David Uribe: Audience, Mission & Vision
No Comments » February 4, 2013

David Uribe: Audience, Mission & Vision

CFCC board member and Christ Fellowship Miami director of arts and communications David Uribe talks about the need for churches to let audience, mission and vision guide their communication decisions.

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Boring vs. Fun: Stay Grounded in the Basics
5 Comments » November 7, 2012

Boring vs. Fun: Stay Grounded in the Basics

There's a lot of fun work in church communication. There's also stuff that's boring. That's OK, different people find different things fun and boring. Just match the right people with ...

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Church Communication Hero: Vincent van Gogh
6 Comments » October 10, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Vincent van Gogh

Despite a messy life, the artist Vincent van Gogh modeled the creative life for us as church communicators. We can learn from this artist--if unhinged--hero.

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Church Communication Hero: Rembrandt
2 Comments » June 11, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Rembrandt

Lessons in church communication from a 17th century Dutch painter: Don't just tell the facts, tell the story.

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The Collision of Faith & Creativity: Interview with Gary Molander
24 Comments » December 5, 2011

The Collision of Faith & Creativity: Interview with Gary Molander

We talk with Gary Molander about his new book, Pursuing Christ. Creating Art. As a former pastor and current church media guy, Gary offers a unique insight.

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Pursuing Christ. Creating Art.
No Comments » December 5, 2011

Pursuing Christ. Creating Art.

Pastor. Artist. Contrary to popular belief, those are not mutually exclusive roles. A review of the new book from pastor and artist Gary Molander.

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Veneer: Getting Beneath the Surface
1 Comment » July 5, 2011

Veneer: Getting Beneath the Surface

We talk with Jason Locy and Timothy Willard, the authors of Veneer: Living Deeply in a Surface Society, about creativity, relevant church services and more.

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » June 30, 2011

Church Artwork Poll

Nearly half of churches have incredible artists and love it. Results from our church artwork poll.

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See Your Artwork
5 Comments » June 14, 2011

See Your Artwork

Your turn! A look at user-submitted church artwork, from sermon series graphics and paintings to the old standby: stained glass.

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