Creative / Artistic Expression

God is a creative God (the ultimate artist, you could say) and has given human beings made in his image a certain, but imperfect propensity for artistic expression. As a reflection of his creativity—which is fully expressed in the gospel—we value human creativity such as music, poetry, and the visual arts and affirm their effectiveness in communicating the realities of our spiritual condition and the redemptive work of Jesus for us.

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning, God created the Heavens and the Earth


Exodus 31:1-6

The Lord said to Moses, “See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship, to devise artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze, in cutting stones for setting, and in carving wood, to work in every craft. ...