The Best Way to Reclaim Your Creativity Is To Love

Loving as God does and God encourages us to do, with our entire heart, mind, soul and strength, is how we recapture our creativity. The reason love is the key to creativity is because it’s the essential character of God the Creator, from whom all creativity flows.

Walt’s Breakthrough: 5 Ways Creative Vision Drove Disney’s Early Years

Most of us hope for a future with incremental growth. But what if you could just blow it all up and make something, without limitations? Thinking this way is what we call creative vision. It’s knowing what’s needed, not what already exists or even what’s requested. All great advances – in our personal lives, in culture, in business – start with it. Here’s how Walt Disney expanded his world.

How to Overcome the Lie of Lowered Expectations

We fear for tomorrow so we accept what the lie of lowered expectations offers, even when our acceptance sells out the greatness of the Holy Spirit’s descending spark in us. Here is how to overcome it.

Think Like a Five Year Old Study Guide (Free eBook)

Download my new, free eBook today! This is a study and application guide to my book Think Like a Five Year Old. The goals of this 40-page eBook companion are 1) for you to develop a practical theology of creativity and 2) to walk away with the necessary next steps and to-dos for getting started on the work of creating.

Join Me on a European River Cruise and Reclaim Your Creativity

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.

How to Overcome What Happens After Your Project Is Done

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.

Do This Thing First: Creativity According to the Bible, Part 4

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.

Unlearn Your Current Patterns: How to Find a More Creative Life 3

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.

Pre-Launch! 5 Ways to Help Others Think Like a 5-Year-Old

I believe my new book can help people learn their creativity story: what they once had, how they lost it, and how to get it back to create great things. Help me share the story of this book with others and maybe make the world a little better. Oh, and get two chapters for free!

Bob Dylan’s 5 Ways You Can Reclaim Lost Inspiration

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.

Join Me For The First Keynotes on My New Creativity Book

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.

You Were Once a Creative Genius

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You were once a creative genius. Discover what you once had in the beginning, how you lost it, and how to get it back in my new book Think Like a Five Year Old. Reclaim your wonder and create great things.