How to Discourage Artists in the Church

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This post is a link (below) to an article about Artists and the Church. When I was 8, I became a musician, and when I was 18, I became a Christ-follower, and it took all of about 3 weeks in the church-o-sphere for me to realize the (sad) truth of these observations. Vocationally, I work with a team of missional artists who use beauty and artistry to create a vision of the world that should be. Part of the reason I refer to that as 'dodging traffic in the intersection of art and mission' is because of the truths in this article. (I'll write about the other part in the future, maybe.) If you know me, you'll understand that I don't mind at all that this piece takes a slightly sarcastic…
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