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Art, encouragement and stories from creative communities around the world.

When Your House is Called Good

Every Sunday, our church family has said a form of the following words as part of our weekly corporate confession: We confess that we have sinned against you, in thought, word, and deed, by what

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Humility that Harms

I wonder how many of us will go about our lives being artists unknown by the world. What glory is yet to be yielded to the Lord? What song, painting, or poem has yet to

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Corporate Lament

We allow our emotions to be formed by Jesus in corporate worship by singing the Psalms and praying intercessions as a corporate body. Lament softens our hearts towards the objects of our prayers and teaches

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Why Lament in Worship

Lament is expressing sorrow to God and asking hard questions in the face of trial. It is all over the Bible but is missing from the modern worship service.

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Ash Wednesday Hymn

Derek Boemler is an Online Team Leader with United Adoration. He worked on this song, “Ash Wednesday Hymn,” at an online creative session.

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Fostering Collaboration

This is the third installment in a series of interviews with Homero Garcia, pastor of La Iglesia in Mundelein, Illinois, and Matthew Pelletier, one of the worship leaders there.  

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You Made Us in Your Image

“You Made Us in Your Image” is a hymn based on a prayer in the Book of Common Prayer 2019. The prayer inspired an artist to make an image in their local church, which was

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Cultivating the Arts in the Church

This is the second article in a series of interviews with Pastor Homero Garcia from La Iglesia in Mundelein, Illinois, and Matthew Pelletier, one of the worship leaders there.  Our first conversation centered around the

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