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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (200 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Rory Noland Narrator: Maurice England Publisher: HarperCollins Christian Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Over 100,000 sold •Great for individuals and teams •Includes provocative discussion questions “I wish I had your gift!” How do you handle those words as a creative artist? Somewhere between pride and self-abasement lies true humility—just one aspect of the balanced character God wants to instill in you as an actor, a musician, a visual artist, or other creative person involved in ministry. God is interested in your art and your heart. The Heart of the Artist deals head-on with issues every person in an arts ministry faces: •Servanthood Versus Stardom •Excellence Versus Perfectionism •The Spiritual Disciplines of the Artist •The Artist in Community . . . and more The Heart of the Artist will give you a better understanding of yourself and your unique place in the body of Christ. You’ll find wisdom and encouragement that can help you survive the challenges and reap the rich joys of a ministry in the creative arts. “Breathtakingly personal, practical, and poignant.”—Timothy Tien, New York, New York “I am better for having applied these principles. . . . A must-read for church staff, creative types, growing Christians, human beings.”—Rev. Ginny Allen, Jackson, Mississippi “Rory Noland pinpoints issues that often arise in the life of the artist, and gives good, biblical solutions. A must-have for Christian artists in any field.”—Tom Hinkle, Tulsa, Oklahoma Rory Noland is director of Heart of the Artist Ministries (www.heartoftheartist.org), an organization dedicated to turning teams of church artists into communities of grace. A composer songwriter, author, and speaker, Rory is a graduate of the Chicago Musical College at Roosevelt University and served for twenty years as music director at Willow Creek Community Church. Download and start listening now!

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Bob | 12/3/2013

    " One of the most useful books I've found about Christian artists and their approach to life, faith, and art. A must read for anyone who considers themselves an artist (musician, designer, painter, writer, etc) and a Christian. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Carolina | 11/15/2013

    " wow... i'm still trying to absorve the lessons from this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Erin | 10/12/2013

    " I read this book several years ago, but I really, really want to read it again. It has made a huge impact on the way I live life and how I've learned to manage (somewhat) my perfectionism. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Shawn | 9/10/2013

    " A great book that talks about people with an artistic temperament and the struggles that they can have as they try and serve God. "

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