slide

Imagination Study – Creation

The creation story in Genesis is not the only creation story, nor is it the earliest. Moreover, stories like the Enuma Elish also have some parallels to the Genesis creation story. What’s signficant is the portrait of God in Genesis. It differs greatly from the stories where the gods fight…

slide

Is there such a thing as Christian music? – Part 3: Lyrics

1. Does a song need to mention God or Jesus, or imply that God exists in some way? There are numerous Proverbs in the Bible that don’t mention God. There is even an entire book in the Bible that doesn’t mention God in any way: Esther. Based on the example…

slide

Chesterton on the importance of play

Particularly in his masterpiece Orthodoxy, Chesterton insisted that we are created to live our lives as an adventure and that such things as art and wonder and play lie at the very core of the Christian faith rightly understood. Indeed, in his Autobiography he wrote: [B]ut I for one have…

slide

Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

I came across this 20 minute talk by Sir Ken Robinson a few months ago, and it’s both challenging and inspirational: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/iG9CE55wbtY” height=”355″ width=”425″ /] “We are educating people out of their creativity,” Robinson says. I was just reading a post at Presentation Zen that reminded me of the…