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How does creativity intersect with our spirituality? Conversations with artists to explore our humanity and spiritual identity through the integration of art and faith.

Art & Faith Conversations Libby John

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    • 4.9 • 59 Ratings

How does creativity intersect with our spirituality? Conversations with artists to explore our humanity and spiritual identity through the integration of art and faith.

    Season 7 EP 5: The Artist/Pastor

    Season 7 EP 5: The Artist/Pastor

    Michael Gatlin, along with his wife, have served as senior pastors of the Vineyard Church in Duluth, MN since 1997. Michael is also a member of the National Board of the Vineyard movement and has helped plant many churches over the years. Before his full time career in pastoral ministry, Michael worked as a designer and also had a thriving vocation as a watercolor artist. He has walked through many highs and lows in his art and faith journey and shares a unique perspective as a pastor and an artist who continues to pursue beauty and joy in everything no matter how challenging life can be. To connect more with him: https://duluthvineyard.org
    https://jmichaelwatercolors.com
    We reference the Brehm Residency, to find out more visit:
    https://www.fuller.edu/brehm-center/brehm-for-artists/
    The podcast and more:
    https://vividartistry.org/podcast-1
     
     
     

    • 43 min
    Season 7: EP 4 Found in Beauty's Path

    Season 7: EP 4 Found in Beauty's Path

    Allison Davis is a writer and photographer who chose to embark on an adventure of photographing the west coast of the United States in 30 days. It was the height of the pandemic, her calendar of doing wedding photography was wiped clean and she was ready to take a risk. Fueled by passion and faith, she set out to capture all that she could with her camera in a 30 day trip along the west coast. Not knowing what each day would hold, she found herself bearing wtiness to unfathomable beauty all along the way. She encourtered endless wildfire smoke, high winds on the edge of cliffs, sun breaking through the darkness and countless other captivating moments. She's compiled them all into a book called, Revealed at the Edge, which is available to pre-order and includes prayerful meditations as a compantion to the stunning landscape images.  To find more out more visit:
    https://www.revealedattheedge.com
    https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/revealedattheedge/west-coast/
    https://www.AllisonDavis.co
    To connect with the greater work of the podcast visit:
    https://vividartistry.org
     

    • 36 min
    Season 7: EP 3 A Cynic's Rehab

    Season 7: EP 3 A Cynic's Rehab

    Ryan Diaz is a writer, a poet and a theologian from Queens, NY. He  talks about the deep well of cynicism he had found himself in even though he had been active in the church most of his life. It was his return to reading and writing poetry that revivied him and awakened him to the awe and wonder of God all around him.
    Ryan is an award winning writer, poet, and theologian from Queens, NY. He holds a BA in History from St. Johns University and is completing a MA in Biblical Studies. His writing has appeared in publications such as Transcendentals, Dappled Things, Ekstasis, and Premier Christianity. His first poetry book, For Those Wandering Along the Way, debuted in 2021. 
    You can find his book at
    https://bookshop.org/books/for-those-wandering-along-the-way/9781666716559
    To connect with the greater work of the podcast visit:
    https://vividartistry.org
    Follow us on social media
    https://www.instagram.com/artandfaithpodcast/
        

    • 47 min
    Season 7: EP 2 A Few of Our Favorite Things

    Season 7: EP 2 A Few of Our Favorite Things

    Hosts, Joy Ike and Libby John, wrap up 2021 with reflections on the year and how things have gone. They then each share a few of their favorite things they've been enjoying recently which range from a favorite album or podcast to a favorite food or spiritual practice. Links to favorite things shared in the episode:
    Sara Groves New Album
    Being Known Podcast by Curt Thompson
    Alaya Naturals Collagen & Biotin
    Commoners Communion Prayers & Podcast
    The Podcast:
    Contact the podcast
    Music Provided by Dear Gravity:
    Music for the Podcast 
     
     
     

    • 45 min
    Season 7: Advent Meditation "Into the Darkness"

    Season 7: Advent Meditation "Into the Darkness"

    An audio contemplative meditation on Advent with scripture reading, reflection and poetry. "Into the Darkness" reflects on the dark or desert places we find ourselves in, waiting for God to answer our prayers. Through this Advent meditation, we are reminded that we are witnesses to the light and the darkness has not overcome it. 
    Poetry by Madeline L'Engle "Into the Darkest Hour"
    Music provided by Dear Gravity https://deargravity.net
    Join our mailing list to stay connected to the podcast https://vividartistry.org

    • 10 min
    S7 EP 1: The Prophetic Artist

    S7 EP 1: The Prophetic Artist

    Matt Tommey is an author, mentor and woven sculpture artist based in N. Carolina. He teaches and leads visual artists through his mentorship program, The Thriving Christian Artist, where they gain skills in their craft and business but also in co-creating with the Holy Spirit. in his new book, "Prophetic Art", he talks about what prophetic art is, some misconceptions about it and simple ways to invite the Holy Spirit into the creative process.
    https://www.matttommeymentoring.com/what-is-prophetic-art.html
    Prophetic Art Book
    Art & Faith Conversations Podcast
     
     

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