The music therapist’s Presidents Day quiz stirs something in the nursing home residents, something they recall, and the answers come pouring forth, like responses to a Bible drill.
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Dave Young Kim's mural in Oakland, which is based the life of Yu Gwan Sun, a Korean folk hero and relative of the artist. At 17, she led a demonstration in 1919 for Korean Independence against the Japanese occupation. Her parents were killed by Japanese police during the demonstration, and she later died in prison.
Photo by Christian Janssen
The Oakland painter, muralist and community activist talks about blending his vocation as a Christian and an artist.
Finding time for solitude with God is a cornerstone to a healthier year in ministry.
Two strategies -- seeking solitude with God and companionship in stewarding one’s vision -- will help good intentions become realities in the new year, writes a spiritual director.
Murals depicting the strengths of the Harrison neighborhood in Minneapolis are one of the creations of the arts ministry of Redeemer Lutheran Church.
Photos courtesy of Redeemer Lutheran Church
Creators of successful arts ministries in two Minneapolis churches offer tips for starting community arts projects.
Gregory Wolfe is a writer, teacher and editor and is the founder of Image journal, which focuses on faith and the arts.
Photos courtesy of Gregory Wolfe
The founder and editor of Image journal talks about why it’s important for people of faith -- and those grappling with questions of faith -- to engage with art.
Young people today may be questioning the church, but they are doing so in a way that is faithful to the heart of the tradition. This has the capacity to fuel real spiritual renewal for our institutions, says the host of “On Being” in this interview.
Ryan Scramstad, Robert Salvador and Andrew Wheeler perform in Pacific Theatre's production of "The Rainmaker," directed by Ron Reed.
Photo by Emily Cooper, courtesy of Pacific Theatre
The founder of Pacific Theatre in Vancouver, British Columbia, talks about leadership, the arts and what it means to put on plays that ask spiritual questions from a Christian perspective.
Reconciling religion and rationalism is bigger than any one person, event or generation. But reconciling individuals caught in the conflict is well within our reach, writes a pastor who is researching the faith/science divide.
In this scene from "The Barber of Seville," Christopher Tiesi is Almavivia, Emily Fons is Rosina and Jonathan Beyer is Figaro in Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ 2015 production.
Photos by Ken Howard
At a time when opera struggles with declining support and an aging audience, it is thriving in St. Louis. Opera Theatre of Saint Louis is using innovative approaches to make the art form more accessible while being faithful to a broader artistic tradition.
Trends may come and go, but life in Christ is eternally relevant, writes a pastor.