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provocative discussion questions and practical action steps
four-color art plates and literary quotes
It’s not easy
being an artist in the church.
your passion—music, visual art, drama, dance, writing, technical arts—you can
not only survive, but thrive. And the rewards far outweigh the pressures of
weekly services, artistic differences, and relational conflicts. After all,
where else could you consistently make a contribution of eternal significance,
experience deep community with other artists, and grow closer to God as a
Thriving as an
Artist in the Church is a practical guide, full of wisdom and pastoral
guidance, that will help you surmount the obstacles and flourish in your
ministry. It’s packed with examples, discussion questions, personal action
steps, and mega-doses of encouragement. Most important, it tackles the
real-life issues every artist in the church has to deal with:
• Developing key
• Dealing with
rejection and failure
• Cultivating confidence
• And much more!
Written by an
artist for artists, this book will help make your ministry experience
sustainable and life-giving so you can fall in love with the church all over
Rory Noland is
director of Heart of the Artist Ministries, 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.
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