Evangelism and art

Recently I led a small team of 7 people to explore different ways of painting with the hope that together we would then give some of the paintings away. For some, this was a brand new experience so I gave plenty of time to 'play' with the materials and explore different techniques as well as … Continue reading Evangelism and art

Instead of throwing it away I rolled the painting up and stored it in my studio thinking I would never see it again…

After taking this painting off the frame, rolling it up and putting it way back hidden away into the depths of my studio it then featured in two magazines including the front cover of this summers Baptist Together magazine! Last week I sold the original to a baptist minister who bought it for a present … Continue reading Instead of throwing it away I rolled the painting up and stored it in my studio thinking I would never see it again…

Painting and talking about Jesus down the pub as part of our Baptist Assembly

Last weekend was our annual assembly for the Baptist Union, and what an uplifting time it was too. It happened in Telford and rather than teach some seminars about evangelism I was asked to lead some outreach into the town centre for an opportunity for people to have a practical go at evangelism. In the … Continue reading Painting and talking about Jesus down the pub as part of our Baptist Assembly

So, I bought 1000 paint brushes to help me share the Christmas story…

It's a bit of a crazy idea really I know, but I wanted to encourage people to remember the Christmas story. I often meet people who think Christmas is about the birth of Santa, or about getting stuff, feasting or just a holiday. 'Do you need to brush up on the Christmas story?' is the … Continue reading So, I bought 1000 paint brushes to help me share the Christmas story…

A morning of painting and just being…

I spent the morning painting at Argo Lounge in Peterbough . It's a trendy place, comfy and retro rolled into one. The staff are awesome and they welcome the chaplaincy team every Friday, this morning our two amazing chaplains John and Margaret couldn't make it so I stepped in and covered for them in a … Continue reading A morning of painting and just being…

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 … Continue reading Out from darkness into light.