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…

Catch me if you can!

I spoke on Sunday morning at our church in Cambourne on Philip the evangelist. It’s a treat for me to speak about his life and the biblical stories about him. He’s a bit of a hero of mine. As part of the talk I shared a poem that I had written years ago, but it…

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 paintings

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:

Thank God it’s Friday. A Poem

  Thank God it’s Friday But Why oh Friday are you called good? Is it that you are the day standing at the end all proud- who announces aloud The grand heralder of two days off An on your marks, get set go for the taxi-ing the kids to ballet or Jujitsu Seeing granny or…