Dear Vincent

But for all of your suffering and broken life, Vincent, I want you to know something: you continually point me back to God. In my darkest moments, I look at your paintings and see all the vibrancy of creation on full display.

Christians and Horror

“This genre deals more overtly with the supernatural than any other genre, it tackles issues of good and evil more than any other genre, it distinguishes and articulates the essence of good and evil better than any other genre…”

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

Contributing “Art”

“This word–this idea of Art as creation is, I believe, the one important contribution that Christianity has made to aesthetics.  Unfortunately, we are apt to use the words “creation” and … Continue reading Contributing “Art”

New Images of the Fujimura Gospels

Renowned abstract artist and writer Makoto Fujimura has recently posted an update regarding the illuminated edition of the Four Holy Gospels (English Standard Version) being released next year by Crossway … Continue reading New Images of the Fujimura Gospels

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

Fujimura to Illuminate Bible

This could be very big news on a couple of counts.  One, this marks the return of illuminated manuscript-style bibles, and in the English Standard Version, one of today’s most … Continue reading Fujimura to Illuminate Bible

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…