The Isles | Walking Together

As any hobbit knows, much of the joy of a good day's walk comes from the friends who travel by your side.

The Artist-Pastor Identity Crisis, Part 2

I was talking with a coworker recently. An English major when he was in college who loves writing stories and reading Dostoevsky, he is now studying at the seminary in order to hopefully plant a church overseas someday. We spoke of stories we liked and environments that seemed to inspire us, like gothic buildings and … Continue reading The Artist-Pastor Identity Crisis, Part 2

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 Spirituality of Vincent Van Gogh

When most people hear the name Vincent Van Gogh, they immediately think of a rather eccentric artist who painted in vivid color and violent brush-strokes and whose life was marked by the mutilation of his ear and a death by what we assume was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  He is well known for his rejection … Continue reading The Spirituality of Vincent Van Gogh