My new book Think Like a Five Year Old is undergirded by a theology of creativity. I am highlighting and expanding on some of the biblical passages that form the basis for the book, telling the story of God’s promise to us for a more creative life in Christ. Here’s the second entry in the series.
In the book, I define creativity as having fun and making stuff. The problem for many of us is that we used to do it without thinking, and now we can’t find that same spark to save our lives. As Dylan said, we’re an empty, burned out wreck. There’s perhaps no worse fear to an artist. How did these iconic musicians rise from their discomfiture and recover their spark? Here are 5 crucial things you can do to find your missing inspiration, keep making stuff and having fun.
This blog exists to live out a life mission statement I’ve followed since I was a young student, frustrated with the esoteric language and symbols of the church. I have dedicated my career to helping the local church improve its ability to tell the story of Jesus. Here is why I do what I do and the core commitments I believe can make a difference.
The last week in June will be my first opportunity to present a set of talks related to my new book, Think Like a Five Year Old, and the study and research I’ve been doing on creativity and the life of faith and church over the past few years. I’d love for you to join me. Every registrant receives a free copy of my book.
Creative Works is a blog series devoted to turning creative ideas into complete innovations. Every space tells a story. if you’re not intentional, the story your space tells about you may not be a good one. Here’s how I gave a dated church facility a facelift and made the walls a canvas for storytelling.