April 2007

Creative Communication…

Continuing on our Creativity & Spirituality series. Groups of four were gathered and given a single styrofoam cup. Everyone was invited to communicate to one another what their hopes for the church might be. The only catch was that they could only communicate in silence through manipulating the styrofoam cup. What we discovered during the […]

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Less is more…

Continuing on our Creativity & Spirituality series. I’ve been at IKEA seven times in the last eight days. I’ve found it extremely conducive for my school work, writing, scheming & dreaming. It’s got an excellent $1 breakfast, bottomless coffee or drinks, and a LACK of an internet connection. I absolutely love having the world at […]

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Spirituality in Hedley’s Trip…

Continuing the series on Creativity and Spirituality, the song writers today are the prophets and poets of our time. I think I’ve spent all my life looking for myself and God within music. My wife can attest to the number of songs I rant about endlessly in where I find faith and song converging. Here’s […]

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Cultural Innovators…

Innovation is a subset of creativity. It is about taking something that exists and transforming it into something new that is equally if not more extraordinary and beautiful. If you know anything about religious culture, it often has an ‘us’ and ‘them’ mentality. We’re the chosen few and the rest of the world is going […]

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Seeing the Divine…

Continuing our Creativity & Spirituality series… Seeing the Divine, takes time. In Exodus, after wandering the dessert for forty-years, it describes Moses seeing something there he had not ever seen before. He encounters a bush that did not seem to ‘burn up’. As Moses approaches he discovers God calling out to him from within the […]

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Links…

With the semester wrapping up I’ve been completely swamped with papers and projects. I’ll continue the series on Creativity soon after. For the mean time here are some sweet links. – A great article with accompanying art on Google. – Article on Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins returning to his spiritual roots. – Thanks to […]

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My moonwalking baby…

I think you’ll enjoy this one – recapping Stellar‘s first four months of life. Make sure you’ve got the volume up for this. If you’re having problems viewing the clip you can try here or here.

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Creation Re-imagined…

What if the whole earth was actually filled with the glory of God? What if all of creation is groaning and hoping for even more beauty yet to be revealed? What if since the beginning of time all creation has been screaming out that there is more to life than the visible? * You can […]

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