Cultivating artists

Cultivating Artist of all Types


Whether someone‘s craft is photography, music, painting, dance, storytelling, or some other form of art, how do we in the church cultivate that person‘s ability in a way that honors the artist‘s gift and spurs the craft of the artist? This article holds many great ideas for cultivating the God given gifts in us and the people in our communities.  

Here‘s just a little excerpt:  „In church, it can be like that for an artist. All you hear is how anointed, talented and called you are but rarely do artists hear really great constructive critique that can enable them to grow.  Sure, we all like to edify, encourage and strengthen each other but sometimes we need to have a little bit of iron sharpening iron“ 

Cultivating Artists in Our Churches and Communities

I sure hope the link to this handbook works.  You’ll have the opportunity to bite off as much as you want to chew as this handbook is quite extensive.  If nothing else, check out a photo of the first page of chapter 5 which talks about why cultivating artists in our churches is so important.