“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.

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Monday, 14 June 2021 15:12

'The Rain Will Come'

We are continuing to catch up with some Incarnate alumni as we reflect on all God did during the recent Incarnate Leadership Workshop. Read below about this beautiful and thought-provoking mural, 'The Rain Will Come,' painted by Wendy Bartel. 
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Wednesday, 26 May 2021 20:41

'The Secret Life of Trees'

This week, Inspiro is busy with the Incarnate Leadership Workshop. Participants in the workshop are preparing to help lead Incarante 2022 and are taking in lots of rich information about ethnodoxology, arts, theology, and so much more. As we think about Incarnate this week, we are taking some time to catch up with our Incarnate alumni. 

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Tuesday, 11 May 2021 17:32

'Omoghaka wa Nguru' : A Conclusion

Recently, we introduced you to Steven Chuchu and his new album, 'Omoghaka wa Nguru' and elaborated on the album's songs. Today, we will talk about the final song on the album and hear some remarks from Steve and Stephanie. 

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Friday, 30 April 2021 15:56

'Omoghaka wa Nguru' - Part Two

On Monday, we introduced you to Steven Chuchu from Tanzania and his new album, 'Omoghaka wa Nguru.' Today, we are featuring more about songs 3-5 on the album. Read below to find out about this beautiful new music! 

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Thursday, 22 April 2021 15:29

'Omoghaka wa Nguru' - A New Album in Tanzania

This week, we are thrilled to introduce to you Steven Chuchu, an amazingly talented musician and pastor in Tanzania. Steven has just released an album of traditional Tanzanian music called ‘Omoghaka wa Nguru,’ translating to ‘Mighty Elder’ or ‘Mighty Father God.’ We recently checked in with Steve and our staff member in Tanzania, Stephanie, to find out how things are going. Read more about Steven and his album below!

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Thursday, 15 April 2021 17:16

'Dalaygon Ka Oh Diyos': A Song

Soriano Catulay, a wonderfully talented musician, has served as a project artist with Inspiro in the Philippines for a number of years. Recently, he wrote a song of his own, and he has since recorded it. In March, Operation Mobilization had their annual International Leaders Meeting (the ILM), and Soriano was able to use some of his original music to help lead a worship session. Read below about his song 'Dalaygon Ka Oh Diyos' ('Praise You, O God') and follow the link to listen! 

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Monday, 29 March 2021 18:55

Get to Know Hal Wright

Among the unsung heroes in Inspiro Arts Alliance are the trained recording musicians God has sent the alliance to help capture the sounds of ethnic worship, often in obscure places where new songs have recently been birthed. When doing field recordings in non-western areas and facing unpredictable situations, these well-trained engineers learn various unexpected new techniques on the field.

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Last week, we saw how Jin was continuing to create in the midst of the pandemic. Today, we conclude our series with Jin, starting back at the beginning - with a recognition of calling and a challenge to consider yours. We are also sharing a special video put together by Jin's church (Island Evangelical Community Church) in which she shares her testimony.

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On Tuesday, we learned about how the Lord continued to work in Jin's life after Incarnate, and we heard the beginning of how she has continued to work on her art during the pandemic. Today, we get to see up close what Jin has been working on during COVID - and it involves toilet paper! Enjoy Jin's words and artwork below and take in her God-honoring creativity. 

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Article Image courtesy of Island Evangelical Community Church, Hong Kong 

Last week, we heard about how God led Jin to take part in Inspiro's Incarnate training and how He grew her in her identity as an artist while she was there. Today, we'll hear about how the Lord has continued to help Jin to see her identity since Incarnate and how she has continued to create during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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