Art as Listening

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to preach from 2 Peter 3:11-18 at Journey the Way. One of the guys in my Gospel Community commented to me that he had fun drawing during my message. At first this was a bit disconcerting to me mainly because I try to teach my children to pay attention during the service. However, for Brad drawing during a sermon is paying attention. The other day he gave me the picture he drew from my message and I wanted to share it with you.  One of the things that I've learned from this is that art has a place in our worship and listening. Some of us will take copious notes during a message, some will draw a picture, some will listen intently without doing any of those things. Yet each of these has a place in helping us learn, worship and grow in Christ.

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Thanks Brad for sharing this with me and my readers. If you want to listen to my sermon you can do that here. And then maybe draw a picture and send it to me. That'd be cool.