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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.
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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).