You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. I needed to paint. It’s a way to recreate and be at peace and in this global pandemic I needed to meet with God afresh. Besides, things were getting a little stressful in the Duffett household, with … Continue reading Stressful times and creativity…
I got to spend the day creating and painting with my daughters. I was commissioned by my friend Andy Putt (in the picture above) who leads 'streetlight project' in Wimborne, Dorset. He asked me to paint a corridor by the loos of the centre. And seeing as it was him who asked me, I said … Continue reading Night and day shining!
We can have courage because we are loved. In this new series of paintings for 2020 Chris Duffett shares 4 unique limited edition prints of the original prophetic art work painted at Fresh Streams annual gathering 2020. They all have the theme of courage and Chris took the courage to paint in a different and … Continue reading Courage: Because I am loved
So, what do you actually do for nearly 2 weeks on an island without WiFi and electricity? Check out this short film from Chris’ latest experience of serving as Bardsey Island Chaplain.
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
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…
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 … Continue reading Wild geese
It was fairly quiet at our weekly community lighthouse cafe this week so I did some prayer paintings for some of our regulars to encourage them. Each one carried a simple message and encouragement:
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
Here's some highlights from a prayer and painting retreat I led this week at the beautiful Foxhill Centre in Cheshire.