Stories in Art

Sunday, May 1, 2016

For my son Nur Amar. God is my light [nur] and my salvation – whom shall I fear? (Psalm 27). His name [nur] means “light.” —Lamia’ Bahnam Yshua This artwork by an…

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May cover image

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Rachel Junghans (right) with one of three girls in her charge for the week, at SOAR’s midweek carnival, a joint effort of all SOAR groups leading children’s ministries….

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Revealing the gospel in colour

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Congregation fills 100 panes with stained glass WINNIPEG As fire transforms sand into glass, so God’s power transforms people into his beautiful reflections. For a group of 20…

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Anabaptist martyr fires artist’s imagination

Friday, September 19, 2014

Persecution. Not a popular word; however, it’s a reality in countries like Iraq and Sudan. Raised up in the Mennonite Brethren church tradition, artist Faye Hall knows the denomination is no stranger to persecution.

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Christian artists “bound” together in new volume

Monday, September 1, 2014

WeMakeStuff Volume 01 is much more than a book. It’s an emerging community of Christ-centred artists, an introduction to the intersection of faith and arts and a platform for sharing stories with fellow Christians and artists.

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Everyone’s an artist at Steinbach MB

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Electronics repairman Henry Kasdorf never considered creating artwork as a sermon response. But after Steinbach (Man.) MB Church’s Respond & Reflect coordinator Pat van Nes encouraged him to…

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Artist moves to rhythms of grace

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Painting created during worship service blesses family “I love how something that I’m doing on stage through worship is able to connect with someone watching,” says Cyndi Koshowski. “It…

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Healing Art

Friday, November 1, 2013

As a fourth-year art and design major at Trinity Western University, and exhibition and public activities manager at The Reach Gallery Museum Abbotsford, B.C., Diana Hiebert is both exploring her own creative ability and empowering community artists to do the same. She participated in last year’s Sand and Polish: Making Things New exhibition, organized by Artisan Church in the Vancouver Public Library’s Moat gallery, and is currently working toward her graduation exhibition at TWU.

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Art In Focus

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

We have many talented artists within the MB community, and we like to highlight what they’re up to! Here are two creations by Port Rowan, Ont., artists, giving…

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The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Monday, July 1, 2013

Jesus’ parable of the mustard seed begins with the whimsical and poetic statement, “The kingdom of heaven is like…” (Matthew 13:31). I imagine Jesus stroking his chin and…

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“Along the Road to Freedom”: Suffering mothers model grace

Monday, October 1, 2012

Artist tells stories of refugee women To keep a memory alive, curator and artist Ray Dirks reached for an unusual solution. Dirks has embarked on a project to…

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Expressing common humanity

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Southridge Community (MB) Church, St. Catharines, Ont., nourishes body and soul at homeless shelter.

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Dining under grace

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The public works of Krista Reimer Krista Reimer lives in Port Rowan, Ont., with her husband and two daughters, and is a member of Port Rowan MB Church….

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Creativity begets creativity 2: poems by Malcom Guite

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Mozart at Greenbelt, 27.08.01 for Niki and Sarah We lie upon the grass on God’s good earth and listen to the Requiem’s intense, long, love-laden keening, calling forth…

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Creativity begets creativity

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Faye Hall used her art to “pay it forward.” She describes the chain reaction creative collaboration she contributed to when she painted a picture based on a photograph of a poet whose sonnets inspired her boss to use them as lyrics on his CD project.

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