Faith: The Engine of God’s Creative Redemption

Guest Blogger Steven Hovater Incarnation and Imitation The incarnation revealed what is possible when a human moves in God’s will, and by God’s power. In Jesus, God acted, but also demonstrated what human action in the name of God looks like. For I have set you an example, Jesus says, that you also should do…

Increase our Faith(fulness)

Over the next couple of months God thru the Arts will be hosting a series of posts by guest bloggers as I will again participate in our annual Summer Blog Tour. I hope you follow along, check out each author’s personal blog, and find ways to unshackle your faith.  I will also be looking for…

Simplicity Inside/Out

Just received a stack of new books and so started The Art of Pilgrimage by Phil Cousineau this week. One of the questions he asked was “Ask yourself what is absurd in your life right now.” My answer came back as worrying about things you have no control over. I loved these pictures taken by my…

Transformation from the Inside Out (Blog Tour 2016)

I noticed these beautiful flowers spilling out of a neighbor’s yard as I went on one of my early morning walks last week. The flowers of the butterfly bush, name this as they attract these transformative beauties into your garden, are one of my favorites and I thought an appropriate image for Ryan’s blog below. May we all…

Inside Out (Summer Blog Tour 2016)

For the past couple of years I have enjoyed participating in a “Summer Blog Tour” with a great group of christian writers. I have come to know the warmth of their fellowship and I trust in their wise  counsel. Our theme for the summer will be learning to live “Inside Out” and I know you…

The Power of a Biblical Story by John Mark Hicks

Summer Blog Tour #9 The Power of a Biblical Story  Special Guest John Mark Hicks Bible stories… Many of us have heard them since we were children. Daniel and the Lion’s Den. Noah’s Ark Three Angels Visiting Abraham. Moses and the Burning Bush. David and Goliath. And many more! Bible stories are important. They do…