When Meadow Rue Merrill met her, Ruth was a sixteen-month-old child that some church friends were hosting from an orphanage in Uganda. She had cerebral palsy and was so weak she couldn't lift her head. Meadow had always felt a call to adopt, but was this what God meant? Part family drama, part travel adventure, and … Continue reading “It hasn’t been easy, but it has been good”: A Q&A with Meadow Rue Merrill
What does it mean to develop true community in our churches—and how do we get there? In Soulmates, David Horn addresses these questions with creativity, wisdom, and pastoral love, equipping you with a practical roadmap to achieving deeper relationships within your church community. By setting the utterly unique relationship, fellowship, against the backdrop of another … Continue reading How to develop true community in your church — Q&A with David Horn
With his characteristically engaging writing style that couples detailed exegesis with philosophical meditation, professor and author T.A. Perry interacts with the Psalms from a Jewish perspective in his newest book, Psalm 19: Hymn of Unification. Perry's intensive and guided reading of Psalm 19 advances his thesis that Psalm 19 presents a vision of "universal unification" … Continue reading Exploring Psalm 19: A Q & A with T.A. Perry
Hendrickson recently published 101 Tips for Evangelism: Practical Ways to Enhance Your Witness by R. Larry Moyer. Dr. Moyer, founder of the well-known evangelization organization EvanTell, offers some of the practical wisdom he's gleaned in over four decades of evangelism. His 101 brief, easy-to-read tips address dealing with difficult people, balancing grace with truth, asking God … Continue reading How to Evangelize — An Interview with R. Larry Moyer
Hendrickson has the exciting opportunity to interview Kevin Brown, the author of Designed for Good. Designed for Good is a study of classical virtue ethics from a Christian perspective. This book shows Christians that their faith contains resources to help them recover the idea of virtue in the face of our modern moral bewilderment. 1. What … Continue reading What is Virtue and What Does It Have to Do with Me? — Q&A with Kevin Brown
Read John Mark Miller’s (Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, Dallas Baptist University) review of Putting Art (Back) in Its Place!
For more information about Putting Art (Back) in Its Place, feel free to read this Q&A with the author John Skillen, read this article that Skillen wrote for the Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) quarterly magazine SEEN, or visit our website!
“A visually-oriented culture needs a visually-oriented church if it is to evangelize effectively and to give the congregation a culturally up-to-date experience.” – John E. Skillen
From the beginning, great art has always been inspired by religion and religious ceremonies have been greatly enhanced through worshipful art. It is a relationship which simply makes sense, since taking the gifts God has given us and offering them back to Him is the very definition of worship. Strangely enough, however, we have begun to fall away from this union in recent years. Now, there are those who fear allowing quality art back into the church, fretting that this may draw attention away from God.
In his book, Putting Art (Back) In Its Place, John E. Skillen examines the historical relationship between art and worship and makes a solid case for bringing art and the church together once more. As a specialist…
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Hendrickson had the pleasure of interviewing John Skillen about his new book Putting Art (Back) in Its Place. In Putting Art (Back) in its Place, Skillen offers readers a compelling call to foster a vibrant culture of the arts by restoring and cultivating active and respectful relationships among artists, patrons, scholars, communities and the art they create. The … Continue reading Q & A with the Author of Putting Art (Back) in Its Place
In the spirit of the Easter holiday, we have been sharing quotes from our new release The Glory of the Cross by James Philip that reflect on the major stages of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Visit our previous posts—The Last Supper & Gethsemane, Reflections for Good Friday, and In the Tomb—for sneak peeks into this … Continue reading The Glory of the Cross – Resurrection
In the spirit of the Easter holiday, we’ll be sharing quotes from our new release The Glory of the Cross by James Philip that reflect on the major stages of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Visit our previous posts—The Last Supper & Gethsemane and Reflections for Good Friday—for sneak peeks into this intellectual and moving book, … Continue reading The Glory of the Cross – In the Tomb
In the spirit of the Easter holiday, we’ll be sharing quotes from our new release The Glory of the Cross by James Philip that reflect on the major stages of Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection. Visit Hendrickson’s blog tomorrow and Sunday for more sneak peeks into this intellectual and moving book, as well as thoughtful passages … Continue reading The Glory of the Cross – Reflections for Good Friday