Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Restoring the purpose of beauty

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Beauty echoes the goodness of creation and artists have a sacred commission to help others see beauty in a chaotic and broken world. However, the art establishment tends to turn in on itself and reward sensationalism and originality at the expense of beauty and truth. Therefore we suggest that a high value art prize is […]

Reforming history broadcasting

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We affirm that it’s essential to celebrate the truth of our story as a nation in order to be wise and realistic about shaping our future. However, history programmes are often made in a politically correct way that seeks to airbrush out or undermine the Christian foundations of many principles we recognise as essential for […]

Resisting a post-truth world

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We affirm that truth is intrinsic to God’s nature and worthy of pursuit and protection. However, we recognise our world has corrupted the notion of truth to the point many would deny it exists. Mass media, whilst offering a window into the triumphs, suffering and creativity of people around the globe, has too often abused […]

Fine Art for Worship

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Fine arts reflect the creative nature of God in us. Reformation gave us right doctrines and renaissance expressed them with Fine Arts. Artists painted on surfaces that normally would not even be seen. It was their act of worship. Nowadays, painting is eclipsed by music and dance as main expressions of worship in church liturgy. […]

A case for creative writing

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God created this beautiful earth through words and passed on His creativity and love of beauty to humans. So they practice different art forms, including word-art. A creative writer also creates worlds through words, in a sense, and speaks with power to the heart and mind of the reader. However, imaginative literature is not given […]

Restoring the arts in the evangelical tradition

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The arts are given to us by God, not just for our pleasure and entertainment, but to help us understand reality better, including our humanity, God’s word and salvation. However, the Protestant (especially evangelical) Church has been ambivalent about art since the Reformation. To avoid risk it has ended up diminishing the visual arts in […]

Respect of Media Ownership

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We affirm that the ownership of property is an important and necessary reality in our world. However, the internet has vastly increased the ability of others to misuse, borrow without permission, and even steal property that belongs to others. This is especially true for artists of all kinds who make their living from their original creations. […]