Darrow Miller and Friends

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There’s a Place for Art in the Great Commission

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth,” Genesis 1:1. An architect could read the verse as “In the beginning God designed the heavens and the earth.” An engineer could read it as “In the beginning God built the heavens and the earth.” As an artist I read

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Christian Artists: Imitators of the Grand Creator

Darrow Miller and Friends is a big fan of Christian artists. That flows from the Cultural Mandate of Genesis 1:26-28 and 2:15. Darrow writes about this concept in his book, LifeWork. What God made in Genesis chapter 1 was perfect, but it was not finished yet. God is the primary Creator; humankind,

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ART for the Community’s Sake: Christians Using the Arts to Shape the Culture

A number of years ago my wife, Marilyn, and I had the privilege of attending a Christian arts festival  in Estes Park, Colorado. One afternoon we decided to visit the dance venue where we witnessed Mona and Jeremiah Enna dance. I commented to Marilyn that something was different about the Ennas.

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A Call for Balladeers

Recently I had the privilege of teaching at the YWAM base in Puerto Rico. I love being with these folks because of their heart for the message of Biblical worldview, and their readiness to apply DNA teaching in creative art forms. These young people are seeking to be balladeers. For

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Calling Christian Artists to Reach a World Desperate for Beauty

“He has made everything beautiful in its time.” Ecclesiastes 3:11 Christian artists today have a terrible conflict understanding the purpose of their gift. If their work does not talk about Jesus directly, does it still have value? Can they work on productions with non-Christians? When some see a magnificent building, painting,

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Beauty As a Moral Necessity

Cynthia Pearl Maus (1880-1970) was an author and editor who inspired many with her writing on beauty and the arts. We are so accustomed to thinking of beauty as merely decorative and ornamental that we forget that beauty is a moral necessity. God wrought beauty in the structure of the

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