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On today's Archive Wednesday, read about an HSI trip to Northwest India in 2014 during which they discovered that the believers they were visiting had written many indigenous worship songs based on the metanarrative of Scripture. The team was profoundly encouraged and excited, looking forward to finding ways to continue partnering with these Jesus followers in the future. Read more below! 

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Thursday, 04 August 2022 22:37

A Week of Hope

On this week's post from the Archives, read about an HSI trip to North Africa in 2016. On this trip, the team ministered to refugee and street children, using music as therapy. The children found joy and hope as they used music to process their experiences and learned that God cares deeply for them.

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Wednesday, 27 July 2022 21:02

A God Who Overcomes Obstacles

On today's Archive Wednesday, read the story of an HSI trip to North Africa. On the trip, the team saw the Lord work powerfully to bring people groups together to produce new music. Relationships were built, and the trip ended with the participants expressing a desire to learn more! Find out more below! 

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Recently, two of our team members, Mat Carson and Daniel Lim, took a trip to the Republic of Benin (located in West Africa) to set up a recording studio in conjunction with Africa Sings. Africa Sings is a ministry that seeks to foster peace between Christians and Muslims throughout Africa. This was a short 3-day trip filled with set-up and teaching, but the Lord worked to encourage and equip all involved.

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Thursday, 07 July 2022 20:15

God's Artists: Songwriting Workshop in Uganda

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! 

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Wednesday, 29 June 2022 21:30

Witness to New Beautiful Worship

Today's Archive Wednesday is a trip report from an HSI project in South Asia in July of 2018. During the trip, the team conducted a songwriting workshop with local pastors and musicians, teaching them to write worship songs in their language and traditional style. The team was ecstatic when the pastors created a benediction song - a new genre for them. Read more below about the trip! 

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Tuesday, 14 June 2022 19:22

Music and Drama in Tanzania

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. 

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Wednesday, 25 May 2022 15:47

Becoming Fishers of Men

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. 

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Thursday, 14 April 2022 20:36

From Rejection to Hope

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. 

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Wednesday, 23 March 2022 21:21

God Works Through Numerous Art Forms

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! 

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