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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.
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Thursday, 14 July 2022 17:58

Finding New Ways to Pray

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On today's post from the Archives, we are sharing an article about prayer. The article discusses several different HSI trips and how Erica Logan (now directing the Incarnate program for Inspiro) and others implemented creative ways to pray on each of them. Read below to find out more about the trips! 

In this week's Post from the Archives, we are sharing an article about an HSI trip to Uganda in 2017. On this trip, the team was able to encourage the local artists to grow in their God-given creativity and to lead them in a songwriting workshop. The artists were excited to learn more about God's view of beauty and to begin composing their own songs. Find out more below! 

Tuesday, 14 June 2022 19:22

Music and Drama in Tanzania

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On today's Post from the Archives, hear from Stephanie Biggs as she shares about an HSI trip to Tanzania. This trip focused on theatre and music and encouraged the Jesus-followers there to consider local art forms. 

Tuesday, 14 June 2022 19:01

See the Lamb of God

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At the beginning of this month, our colleagues in the UK published an article about the Arts Experience Labyrinth taking place in Belgium. We have shared about this project before, so we wanted to share this article with you. 

Wednesday, 08 June 2022 14:30

The Importance of Sound

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After a brief hiatus, we are back with another Archive Wednesday! In today's article, read about HSI's work with audio engineers, helping people to record music in their heart language and cultural style. Specifically featured in this article is Southeast Asia and Mongolia, and you can follow the links to hear some of the recordings. 

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:47

Becoming Fishers of Men

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In today's Archive Wednesday, read about an HSI trip to South Asia that led to the discovery of a new style of music with a Biblical connection. 

Friday, 13 May 2022 17:43

Arts Plus Response to Ukraine

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Article Image: "The Things That Are Not" by Paul Hobbs

The ongoing crisis in Ukraine has been sobering for all of us. It has been the subject of much prayer and reflection, and undoubtedly for many of you, artistic response. Our friends at Arts Plus have been publishing weekly reflections along with the artwork of Paul Hobbs (an artist from the UK). See their explanation below and check out their website to view the Beatitudes series. 

Wednesday, 11 May 2022 19:39

Where do Beads Come From?

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This Archive Wednesday tells the beautiful story of an HSI trip to Tanzania in 2016. While there, a team member had the opportunity to bring clarity to an unusual question that resulted in genuine and culturally relevant worship. 

Friday, 29 April 2022 20:36

Easter in Italy

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In Italy, one of our Alliance members, Christine, worked on a special project for her church for Easter.

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