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Creative projection is just a trend. But visual worship is a movement. For the last decade, a tribe has been forming around the radical notion that we can worship through what we see. Our tribe is made up of tech artists, creative directors, worship leaders, engineers, graphic designers, filmmakers, storytellers, volunteers, projection wizards, lighting gurus, […]

Many of you reading this article series may not find yourself in an “arty” type of community, and that’s ok. Not every community is designed to be the same. And not every church’s expression has to be filled to the brim with art. If every church was the same, how boring that would be! However, if […]

Articles of Interest

  • Brother Moon

    Over the past month, visual artists from around the world have been contributing work to visually interpret Gungor’s new song “Brother Moon.” The submissions were collected and edited together into a montage…a communal and collaborative work of art that played live behind the band for their CD release concerts. 16 artists contributed work for this […]

  • A Story of the Stations

    STATIONS OF THE CROSS: a story of ancient visuals for modern worship Bradley Hodges is a visual worship leader from Alabama who has greatly inspired me this past year. He & his church have been using my “Stations of the Cross” collection, & they’ve been so moved by the idea of the stations that they commissioned an artist to […]

  • Gear Doesn’t Matter

    I’ve got a secret that I probably shouldn’t tell you. The gear you use doesn’t really matter! It’s true. I’ve been reading “REWORK” by the founders of 37 Signals, and it’s been rocking my world. Finally, there is a book about business the way I am wired! One of my favorite sections is titled “Tone […]

  • A Neo-Liturgical Soundtrack

    (continued from “A Neo-Liturgical Convergence”) I heard Jeremy Begbie (my new hero) speak at a conference recently, and he shed some light on a growing frustration I’ve felt with today’s contemporary, modern worship landscape. “The emotional bandwidth of today’s worship music is very narrow.”  I would say the same goes for most of today’s worship media. […]

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