Creativity is perhaps the hot topic of the decade. More and more people are exploring the generative power of creativity, including in church life. Consider these 5 reasons creativity can benefit your church.
If you create something, you want it to find a home in the wild. You want your baby ideas to grow up and have influence. It’s why you raise them! But for them to live well on their own, you need to understand this critical aspect of the market.
Join me on a European river cruise, discover the beauty and history of the Dutch and Belgian waterways in the spring, and reclaim your creative wonder. I am headlining a European river cruise sponsored by EO Tours on April 2 – 10, 2016.
With the release of a book, I am hearing my share of congratulations and well wishes from people. A couple of really honest colleagues have shared their intense envy that a book exists in the world with my name on it. But I am wary of accolades, because I believe they are damaging to creativity.
If you want your big idea – your sermon, talk, presentation, film, video, marketing campaign, you name it – to resonate with the ones to whom you’re communicating, you need to learn what makes for a good story and how to apply it to any situation.
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 fourth entry in the series.
A lot of us have ideas. The problem is learning to clear enough of life away to capture, remember, and use them. These five tools helped me to learn how to capture this hum, which has exponentially increased my creative output.
I write about creativity, Christianity, art, and communications. My goal is to help you be more creative, and through your creativity to be a better communicator, in work and in life. I am the Creative Director at Peachtree Presbyterian, a large church in Atlanta. Learn more about this blog and me here.
Find Your Lost Creativity
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