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Art Ministry Resources
None of us can do it all. That's why we have the body of Christ! Check out this growing group of resources, designed to help you grow in your knowledge, skills, friendships and impact. While the following are not all directly connected to Created, resources have been carefully curated or recommended.
If you've found great and helpful resources on your journey, please share the treasures! (email Ashley)
God Loves Art
-continued art ministry training and community
Eagle Rock Creatives
-creative retreats and enrichment
Created to Thrive
-mentoring for artists and creatives
CIVA- Christians in the Visual Arts
-resources and global community for artists of faith
Creating with the Creator, Ashley Rogers
-introduction to the Created story and art ministry
Art and Faith, Makoto Fujimura
-a theology of making
Healing Through Creativity, Fionna Horrobin
-a beautiful testimony and textbook of art ministry
Unlocking the Heart of the Artist, Matt Tommey
-a practical guide to fulfilling your call as an artist in the Kingdom
Kingdom Creativity, Scott Howe
-understanding the creative ways of God and your place in the Kingdom
Outreach and the Artist, Con Campbell
-sharing the gospel with the creative arts
The Creative Call, Janise Elsheimer
-an artists response to the way of the Spirit
The Color of Grace
-the story that begins Exile International- a beautiful ministry using art to heal child survivors of war through the arts
Returning to Joy Podcast
-unlocking joy, hope and healing
Thriving Christian Artist Podcast
-exploring creativity in the Kingdom
We don’t always see the full picture or concept when art ministry doors present themselves. So let’s look at which doors are already open and be good stewards of what is in our hands. Use this PDF flow chart to help you navigate questions to ask Jesus as you prepare together.
Have you received training but are wondering what to do now? If you feel stuck, paralyzed at the possibilities or simply need a tool to help you take the first step of faith, this tool will help! You will find the full video version at the end of the online training.
The Trinity- Father, Son and Holy Spirit have been asking amazing questions since the creation of time. Here is a (non) exhaustive list of some of the amazing questions we can learn from and use in our own lives and ministry environments.