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Sermons on Art

Embracing A Beautiful God

Scripture: Genesis 1:26-31 Jill A. Kirchner-Rose October 18, 2015 There was an elementary school class who was performing the play, Cinderella.  As the teacher was giving out parts, a sea of arms waved wildly.  Each child trying to get the teacher’s attention.  “I want to be Cinderella!” the some of the girls yelled.  “I want…

Pastor David Clark’s sermon: Art for Heaven’s Sake

Art as a form of prayer makes so much sense to me. It’s when you just let what is in you flow out, it may be the most honest form of prayer that we have, just to let it bubble up, instead of trying so darn hard to say the right thing or to let language become an obstacle—it’s really so limited. Art is prayer in its purest form, that’s why you can just lose yourself in it and time itself becomes different. You lose track. What? Three hours have past? I didn’t even notice. Many artists talk about moments where things start coming together, when inspiration hits and surprises them like a gift, and they feel connected to their spiritual selves and maybe even that creative energy that is God that courses through all creation.