An Example of How to Exegete Image in Worship

The root word for religion is the same root word found in ligament. A ligament is connective tissue that holds two body parts together. In the church, we are the body of Christ and our religion is the connective tissue that holds us together. What if you were to build a worship service around this image? Here’s a quick brainstorm about how that might look.

How to unleash your church creative arts ministry in 8 big steps

There’s a tragic, invisible barrier that prevents churches from using talented artists and artists from serving God through ministry in the local church. Both churches and artists want to collaborate, but neither can seem to figure out how. To help, I’ve made a creative arts and communications ministry development roadmap.

The 10 Most Helpful Creativity and Creative Arts Posts of 2015

These are ten posts from 2015 that have been the most helpful to this blog’s readers – the ones that have gotten the most shares, likes, comments and so on.

4 Rules for Getting Healthy Feedback For Your New Creative Work

One of the great ironies of the creative process is that when we create, we want recognition and affirmation for our work, but the need to validate ourselves through other’s opinions is the very thing that almost always does damage – at times devastating – to our creativity.

5 Lessons on Using Digital Technology in Church

The following is excerpted from my book, The Wired Church 2.0.

Message Series #3: Seven Deadly Seductions

Here are my notes on creative worship development for a sermon series on the Seven Deadly Sins.