This is wonderful, the (brilliant) painter Makoto Fujimura writes an open letter to north-american-churches (although I think that this also has resonances for all churches in the western world). Makoto writes about the how and why art and artists got pushed to the margins and in many cases outside the church. Of course there are… Continue reading Do you not know that we are planning a wedding feast?
There is a great deal to lament as we look around the world, with conflicts all around: from the small places with in ourselves and the communities around us to the more tragic and dramatic unrest in the middle east and further to Sudan, the Congo and Zimbabwe. It can leave us feeling overwhelmed and… Continue reading Beauty and Justice
This Image is a visual response to a collection of beautiful images created by my brother Paul. “Why is our world beautiful, and what are we as Christians to do about the fact that our world is beautiful? Why is our world ugly, and what are we as Christians to do about the fact that our… Continue reading Imagination and the role of the artist