Why Should Christians Care About Art Part 2

Here's where you can read Part 1 Reason Number 2: Art May be Temporary, But We Should Still Care About It One common objection evangelical Christians make when you try to talk about art is that all art is "earthly" things. Art is made from physical materials and if Revelation shows Earth will be destroyed …

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Quotes from a Recent Interview

I've mentioned a few times before that I make short films with a group called Robotic Flyers Productions. Recently, the group decided to interview members and post the interviews online. You can find my interview here. For those of you who can't understand someone speaking  thirty words a second, here's a transcript of some of …

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Why Should Christians Care About Art Part 1

I've written a lot about art - how being a Christian and being an artist connect and conflict, how to help artistic Christians thrive, and common reasons artists don't feel like they belong in churches. This all raises the question, "Why does it matter?" "Why should Christians care about paintings, movies, books, stories, and all …

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3 Books to Read After The Screwtape Letters

C.S. Lewis didn't just write a good book when he wrote The Screwtape Letters. He uncovered a highly entertaining and clever way to satirize heavy topics like Hell, Heaven, and even human topics like education or philosophical trends. The format is so popular that dozens of writers have written Screwtape-style stories. Walter Hooper, who worked as Lewis' secretary, even …

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4 Things Artists Can Learn From Steven Curtis Chapman

Steven Curtis Chapman may be the famous Christian musician of his generation. You’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who’s been nominated for more awards, or released as many albums. Here are four things artists can learn from Steven Curtis Chapman, taken from his book Between Heaven and the Real World. 1. Art Can Talk About …

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4 Lessons Artists Can Learn from VeggieTales

There’s one kid’s video series that most Christians love: VeggieTales. As VeggieTales creator Phil Vischer has noted, the show became one of the bestselling direct-to-video series ever. Here are 4 lessons artists can learn from VeggieTales and its creator Phil Vischer. Many of these lessons are taken from Vischer’s book Me, Myself, and Bob 1. …

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10 Movies Starring Peter Cushing

What do Dr. Who, Star Wars and Sherlock Holmes have in common? The actor Peter Cushing. In a recent Odyssey article, I talk about some of Cushing's most memorable roles, from playing Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars: A New Hope to playing vampire hunter Van Helsing in various Dracula films. Check it out here: https://www.theodysseyonline.com/top-10-peter-cushing-movies