A Summary of Why The Church Needs Art

These are a series of videos I made about some things I learned being the artist in residence at Ecclesia Church in Houston, TX from 2009-2012.

Part One

*In the first two speaking segments, the sound is not great. We lost that audio in transferring data. Just wanted to let you know that I know it’s not great.

Part Two

Part Three

Part Four

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Part Five
coming soon…..

*If you are interested in me telling these stories in a live setting… I have a full multi-media show (live painting, group singing, curated video) based on this content that is available for performing. Please email me here to find out more info.

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*Music
Thanks to these great bands for letting me use your fantastic music. Go support all these people!

Pale Pacific – itunes.apple.com/us/artist/the-pale-pacific/id55533233

Davis Harwell – itunes.apple.com/us/artist/davis-harwell/id373020312

Page CXVI – itunes.apple.com/us/artist/page-cxvi/id323916871

Sigur Ros – itunes.apple.com/us/artist/sigur-ros/id73720797

Aural Method – itunes.apple.com/us/artist/aural-method/id596843436

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08/12 Desperate Prayer

Speaker: Jack Wisdom

Jack gave an awesome talk on how Jesus lived a life of desperate prayer. The image is based on a lot of stories, ideas, and events that lead us to prayer often.

 

These were my last paintings as an Ecclesia staff member.

 

 

 

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08/05 Unity

Speaker: Chris Seay
Scripture: Ecclesiastes 4:9-10; Ephesians 4:16; Proverbs 18:24; Proverbs 17:17; Hebrews 10:18-25

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the image is three separate colors braided…. showing strength. there is strength in unity.

 

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07/29 Kicking Down the Door – Prayer

Speaker: Chris Seay   Scripture: Romans 8:12-28

This image was inspired by a Banksy art piece that i saw. it’s a whole wall of graffiti then with the rose window over it – finding sacred spaces amidst the chaos of life.

here’s the 9am painting below. i went to the rose window at the 11 and then for the 1 and the 5.

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07/01 Jesus Loves The Outcast

Speaker: Chris Seay        Scripture: John 4:5-26; 5:2-8

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This was a simple sermon… but subject wise was maybe one of the most profound I had heard in awhile. As for the images, I was inspired by artist Amose.

 

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06/24 The Parable of the Sower Revisited

Speaker: Elizabeth Korver-Glenn
Scripture:  Matthew 13:1-9; Matthew 13:18-23; Psalm 107: 35-38; Isaiah 32:1-4; Isaiah 41: 17-20

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06/17 Fear Of Failure

Speaker: Wayne Brown            Scripture: Genesis 12:1-7; Luke 15:11-32

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This image is fairly poignant for me now. Your failure can be your best story. The best way to be a beacon in the world may be through your greatest pain or failure.

My buddy Christopher got this painting.

and here’s the sexy Aaron Hale with his purchase.

 

 

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