“It was the first time I realized that painting could capture the Word of God, speak into people’s lives and give me the opportunity to share my faith.”

Janice T. (Alliance & Short-term team member)

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Every day all around the globe, artists on mission are creating, cultivating, and contributing in their communities. As they seek to see their art used in the work the Lord is doing, we want to share their stories to encourage and inspire.
This blog is a place to read those stories, giving you a glimpse into how the Lord is using the arts around the world.
Thursday, 08 December 2022 19:27

"The Advent Project" - Resource for Advent

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In our previous article introducting the Advent season, we encouraged you to engage with good art this season. We wanted to provide a practical way for you to do that! 

Tuesday, 06 December 2022 22:22

Hope and Peace

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Hard as it is to believe, the Advent season is upon us. Over the next several weeks, we have the opportunity to take time to prepare our hearts to celebrate Christmas. Advent is meant to slow us down, to cause our hearts to focus on the attributes of God that find their fulfillment in Jesus Christ. 

Thursday, 03 November 2022 21:30

Completing Part of the Journey

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On today's Article from the Archives, read about an HSI project to build a recording studio in Africa! The project was the culmination of many years of prayer and preparation. The team members and local pastors both were tremendously excited and could not wait to see how the Lord would use the studio. Read more below!

On today's article from the Archives, read about an OM Arts trip to L'Aquila, Italy after the earthquake in 2010. The team was tremendously encouraged by the story of Antonella, a student who survived the earthquake and became a Jesus follower. The team created an art exhibition in the town square, artistically depicting Antonella's story in the very center of it. Find out more below! 

We are privileged to share this article that was recently published in Grace Go Bloom's magazine. The article tells the story of an Incarnate graduate, Heidi Salzwedel, and her experience during the program. Incarnate 2022 is happening currently, and we are praying for many more stories like Heidi's. 

Wednesday, 12 October 2022 19:54

Sounds of Global Worship: Mongolia

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Last week, we shared an article about an HSI trip to Mongolia during which the participants were able to record Mongolian worship songs. We have an update!

Friday, 07 October 2022 21:27

Outer Mongolia: National Worship Council

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In today's post from the Archives, read about an HSI trip to Mongolia in 2015, during which they recorded new Mongolian worship songs. The team was so excited to hear these songs and to see how the Lord would use them in the future. 

Thursday, 22 September 2022 23:55

African Hope Songwriting Workshop Video

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Recently, we shared an article from the archives (A Week of Hope) that told the story of an HSI team who conducted a songwriting workshop with refugee and street children in North Africa. We wanted to share this video that one of the team members made so you could see what they did and they joy that was experienced by all involved!

Friday, 16 September 2022 19:28

Bringing Light into Darkness

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In today's post from the Archives, read about an HSI trip to Tanzania. On the trip, the team members led a workshop and were tremendously blessed to hear the participants' responses of praise and worship. Read more below!