The Artist-Pastor Identity Crisis

I’m beginning to think that if I don’t have an identity crisis at least once a month, I’m simply not taking in enough good art.

The Gospel, The Cathedral, and the Dracula Blu-Ray

We long for a restoration like this in our world. We look around and see so much beauty in the world, but we also know that it isn’t what it could be, what it should be. It is but a shadow of what once was.

Hans Memling Scenes from the Passion of Christ

Passion Week

Tomorrow, Palm Sunday, beings Passion Week (or Holy Week) in the Western Christian calendar. I will be blogging through the week, reflecting on the significance of the days, the ways broader Christianity commemorates this week, and particularly how it has been expressed in artwork.

Pastor Daniel’s Top Five “Books” on Art and the Church

Daniel Montgomery, the lead pastor of my church here in Louisville, Sojourn Community Church, recently posted a list of his top five favorite “books” on art and the church. I … Continue reading Pastor Daniel’s Top Five “Books” on Art and the Church

The Catalyst: An Artistic Challenge to the Church

(This posts was originally written for my personal blog, The Sojourner’s Journal, in November, 2008.  It served as one of my first expressions of my discontent with the church’s modern … Continue reading The Catalyst: An Artistic Challenge to the Church