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The week before Easter, Stephanie Biggs travelled to a country in West Africa* to work with OM’s partner in the Sahel Region. In the midst of a very hot season, skilled and experienced musicians came from around the country to participate in an arts seminar. Read more...
In our previous article introducing 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!
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.
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.
In today's Archive Wednesday, read about an HSI trip to the UK to encourage North African believers.
“So that is the outline of the official story—the tale of the time when God was the underdog and got beaten, when he submitted to the conditions he had laid down and became a man like the men he had made, and the men he had made broke him and killed him. This is the dogma we find so dull—this terrifying drama of which God is the victim and the hero.”
- Dorothy Sayers, Letters to a Diminished Church
On this Archive Wednesday, we are sharing a Heart Sounds International (HSI) article from a trip to South Asia in 2019. Read below the beautiful account of people groups learning to see each other and experience the gospel through the arts.
Before merging with OM Arts to be come Inspiro Arts Alliance, Heart Sounds International (HSI) had their own blog on which they shared trip reports, exciting stories, opportunities, and more. For the foreseeable future, we would like to share some of these archived articles with you. It is our hope that these "Archive Wednesdays" will encourage you as we look back on what the Lord has done! In today's article, read about how the Lord worked through different types of art during a trip to the Philippines!
“The Lord said to Moses, ‘See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs [. . .]’”
Exodus 31:1-4a ESV
Our dear friend, Werner Geischberger, recently shared this article with us. It is such a beautiful reminder of our call to reach the world around us. Read what he has to say below!