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…

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…

Prayer and painting retreat

Here’s some highlights from a prayer and painting retreat I led this week at the beautiful Foxhill Centre in Cheshire.

A message in Malaga

My socks and shoes are back on and the sandals and shorts are tucked away in my luggage. I’m on a bus back home and I’m mulling over my trip to Malaga where I have been the ‘key note’ speaker for the Missions Europa Network. And as I get used to a colder climate writing…

A pink teddy, red hat, a hand massage, and a heart to bring good news!

I’ve just spent the morning with Lowestoft town centre chaplains. They’re an inspirational bunch from different churches in Lowestoft. The team is led by The Light Project College student Esther Day who is in her second year of part time studies with us in a foundation degree in Theology, Mission and Evangelism. What I witnessed…