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THESE WERE ARTISTS CALLED BY GOD TO SERVE AS ARTISTS – BECAUSE THE AESTHETICS MATTERED.
If you are an artist, you may feel like a misfit in the Church. But, in reality, you have an ancient biblical calling to be a “wise-hearted one.” Exodus shows us a story of makers tasked with building nothing less than a dwelling place for the Spirit of God.
Bezalel, Oholiab and the “Wise-Hearted Ones” are a forgotten priesthood of sorts whose prayers were physical acts of making offered up to God for the good of the people. This is your story.
Rev. Lisa Cole Smith is actor, director and pastor in the Washington, DC area. She is the founder of Convergence: A Creative Community of Faith and is currently finishing a grant project called; “Artists As Culture Makers” from the Louisville Institute to create training and spiritual formation resources for artists as culture makers (soul|makers).