It is such a joy for us when we get to highlight the fruition of our artists' projects. Last year, we shared an article with you written by Pat Butler about the process of writing her book, Collision: How I Found My Life By Accident. We have an update for you!
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.
“And when he had said these things, as they were looking on, he was lifted up, and a cloud took him out of their sight.”
Acts 1:11 ESV
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.
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.
In Italy, one of our Alliance members, Christine, worked on a special project for her church for Easter.
On today's Archive Wednesday, read the story about an HSI trip to Southeast Asia and the bold young artist they met there.
“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 (coming a day late this week - apologies for that!), read about a man from Kurdistan who longs for his music to reach his people with the gospel.
Last week, we had the privilege of talking with one of our team members in Hungary. Recently, she had the opportunity to travel to the border between Ukraine and Hungary and work with the aid organizations offering help there.