Series 1, Episode 7
If an artist visited your church, how would they know they'd be welcome? How does a congregation become a place known for its hospitality to artists? How can church leaders foster ministries that nurture artists, so that the arts become not simply a fun add-on or gimmick, but an integral part of the life of the church?
In this episode, we talk about five things we've seen churches do to start to become more artist-friendly places.
Anselm artists Teressa Mahoney and Mandy Houk join the table to share their old beliefs about Christianity and the arts, and why they changed their minds.
Friends, we made it to the final week of Orthodoxy!
“There was some one thing that was too great for God to show us when He walked upon our earth; and I have sometimes fancied that it was His mirth.”
Brian Brown appears on the FORMA Journal podcast to talk about how Christian art got crippled, and how we’re going to heal it.
"The chief mark of our epoch is a profound laziness and fatigue; and the fact is that the real laziness is the cause of the apparent bustle."
Is the world getting better and better? This week we discuss the myth of progress and the eternal revolution. Join in!
Many of the things which make the church unhealthy for artists are equally applicable to pastors. In this episode, we explore the gulf that often separates pastors and artists...and wonder if it's not nearly as wide as one might think.
Boze Herrington joins Joy to discuss the beautiful paradoxes of Christianity as it has tumbled through history.
How is possible that we both belong in the world and feel homesick in it?
In the afterglow of Marvel's Avengers saga, Baylor professor Junius Johnson joins the table to talk about the moral landscape of the films, and their enduring legacy.