Posts Tagged ‘creativity’

Todd Henry Wants You to Die Empty
October 23, 2013

Todd Henry Wants You to Die Empty

We talk with Todd Henry, author of Die Empty: Unleash Your Best Work Every Day, about accomplishing great things while still taking care of yourself.

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7 Design Lessons From My First Years in Church Communication
September 9, 2013

7 Design Lessons From My First Years in Church Communication

There's a lot to learn about graphic design, but here are seven lessons I learned in my first years as a church communicator.

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Life After Art: Interview With Matt Appling
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
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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What the Church Could Learn from Google CEO Larry Page
May 22, 2013

What the Church Could Learn from Google CEO Larry Page

Google CEO Larry Page challenges the world to create something that doesn't exist. That's exactly what churches should be doing.

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This Ordinary Adventure: Settling Down Without Settling by Christine and Adam Jeske
April 10, 2013

This Ordinary Adventure: Settling Down Without Settling by Christine and Adam Jeske

This is the story of a continent-hopping, world-changing family that had to settle down in Anywhere, USA and find the adventure they knew so well in the ordinary.

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Donald Miller on Creating
March 12, 2013

Donald Miller on Creating

"We are all creators, but too many reject the God-given right to create and instead become consumers."

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Church Communication Hero: Madeleine L’Engle
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
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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5 Minute Church Logos
January 9, 2013

5 Minute Church Logos

If your church is thinking about a logo redesign maybe you could use the kind of creative refresher offered by 5ive Minute Logos. They create five minute logos for $5 ...

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Boring vs. Fun: Stay Grounded in the Basics
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
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: Walt Disney
July 3, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Walt Disney

The imagination and follow through of Walt Disney make him an inspiration and example for church communicators.

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Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon
April 30, 2012

Steal Like an Artist by Austin Kleon

Steal Like an Artist is a quick read (seriously, you can finish it in 45 minutes) and a friendly inspiration. Grab a copy and add it to your creative rah, ...

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Interview with Austin Kleon
April 30, 2012

Interview with Austin Kleon

We talk with Austin Kleon, author of Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative, about creativity and the church.

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