For the Eve of Christ the King

On Good Friday, one man knew Jesus was a king: the condemned thief dying right beside him. Jesus was mocked by Romans, rejected by Jews, and abandoned by his own disciples that day. But for a man at the end of his rope, the only hope was in Jesus being the king he claimed to be.

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.

My Top Five Resources on Art and the Church

Last week, I posted that the lead pastor of my church, Daniel Montgomery, had given his “top five books” (though  the last two ended up being persons rather than books) … Continue reading My Top Five Resources on Art and the Church

Review: Word Pictures

Godawa, Brian. Word Pictures: Knowing God Through Story & Imagination.  Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 2009. There seems to be a recent movement within the Protestant community to finally start talking … Continue reading Review: Word Pictures

The Gospel in Images: Representational Imagery and Worship

(This paper was originally written for the seminary course Biblical Theology of Worship in Spring 2009) THE GOSPEL IN IMAGES: REPRESENTATIONAL IMAGERY AND WORSHIP by Jacob A. Davis Introduction Throughout … Continue reading The Gospel in Images: Representational Imagery and Worship

A Divine Calling to Creativity

From the very first passage of the Scriptures, we see God as a creative being; indeed, he shows himself to be the ultimate creative being. We behold him establish the whole created order, including mankind itself. He then lays before us an astounding pronouncement…