This is the script for a short comedy sketch I wrote back in June 2014 for a talent show at Taylor University. If interested, here's a video of its only performance with some improvisation. “YouTube Anonymous” by G. Connor Salter 1 INT. SELF-HELP CLASS 4 people, sitting in chairs in a circle. They look a lot like … Continue reading YouTube Anonymous
To: Utter Discontent, Regional Manager for Church Manipulation Services (N. America) From: Discord N. Malice, VP for 8th Circle of Hell (Global Initiative branch) Subject: New Developments, Artist Project Date: [this line damaged in transit] My associates and I are very pleased with your progress on the Art Project. I spoke with the CEO yesterday, … Continue reading Memo From One Demon To Another
What is art? “Art” can mean many things -- in this context, art refers to any time people make things and use aesthetics, the study of beauty and ugliness. In other words, if people make beautiful things (buildings, stories, even clothing) and make them well, they’re performing an artistic process. The Guggenheim debate is a … Continue reading Doesn’t God Value Art And Beauty?
Here's "Tiger Moon," the photo I mentioned in my first post on photography. Below are some other photographs of the same subject:.
(This article first published by Taylor University's The Echo On February 14, 2016) Eight months ago, I was in Asia with a friend of mine. We were working on a tree farm as part of a three-month mission trip. One afternoon as we sat on the porch talking, the topic turned to relationships. My friend felt … Continue reading Darling, you will always be number… two
Ever had an experience you wanted to share? It doesn’t have to be something you wanted to publish, just a life story you needed to write down and share even if it was only with your family. If you haven’t, that’s fine -- but you might in the future. William Zinsser, who among other things … Continue reading Five Tips for Writing Your Life Story
Christian entertainment has issues. It’s been rightly accused of being shallow, poorly produced, and many other things. But this isn’t always true. In spite of production issues and a target audience with some unhealthy hang-ups about artists, there are people who've learned to make overtly Christian art that works. Here are some artists who’ve created … Continue reading 5 Christian Artists You Should Give Another Chance
This is a photograph I took of the Great Wall of China, changed into a new style (the wall is the light line you see running around the mountain range). For comparison, this is the original photo: Image Copyright 2015 by Gabriel Connor Salter.
THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: “Suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope.” Romans 5:3-4 (NIV)I went to China on a mission’s trip. When my team and I arrived in Beijing, I looked out from the airport windows at the city, a landscape covered in I went to China on a mission’s trip. When my … Continue reading Beauty in Hard Times
I've dabbled in photography for a while. Two photographs (which will be added to the site soon) were featured in 50 Images by 50 Students, an exhibit of work by myself and other students from Eagleview Middle School, in December 2010. One of my photos will be featured in the 2017 issue of Parnassus, Taylor University's literary … Continue reading Photographs