Wild geese

Just as the dove is commonly used as a symbol of the Holy Spirit the ancient Celts third person of the trinity was represented as a wild goose. Recently I was commissioned to paint for someone who wanted to give a gift to a friend… they asked me to paint something that would speak from…

God’s hand

Over the past six months I’ve been working on an idea for a painting that All Souls orchestra commissioned me to do for their conductor who is retiring today! When I started the process I had a picture of a river flowing down through and upon the conductor. Much like the promise given by Jesus…

Prophetic paintings from Fresh Streams conference 2019.

I had the joy of being prophetic artist in residence at Fresh Streams this year. What. A. Joy. I’m in my element when I paint and I created 3 new pieces: 1) Worship in the waterfall. I had a picture of a waterfall. A falling of the Spirit. A quenching that was relentless. A pouting…

Out from darkness into light.

For this time of year, as the clocks go back and Halloween is just around the corner this recent picture of mine feels somewhat apt. Not because it looks a bit spooky but because it’s about stepping out from the darkness into the light. It was painted at a recent worship service at Cambourne church…

2019 Chris Duffett Art calendars

I’ve just taken delivery of some of these beauties! £7 for an A3 full colour Chris Duffett ART Calendar. To order follow this link.

Paintings that bring hope

I love using what I’ve got to let others ‘in’ on the good news of Jesus. There were a few people I painted for recently who needed to know that they can have and hold on to hope. That they are known and loved by God. Each painting carried a specific message- they’re simple and…

“Do I still yearn for your glory to lighten on me?”

I have spent the past three days at Breakout gathering, a time for pioneers across the streams of churches to gather and support one another as well as have some direction and input. Roy Searle led us to consider the ancient Celts to help us pioneer today. Their Rhythm and Patterns in connecting with God…

Opening my eyes to what is right under my nose…

I’m still fascinated with the detail of the grasses and plants that are right under my nose wherever I go. Ruth and I are travelling around Italy, inter-railing with our 3 teenage children and celebrating 20 years of marriage. It’s a non stop jaw dropping ‘soak it all in’ kind of holiday with medieval scenes…