The spirit of Africa cannot be easily grasped. Nigerian poet and novelist Chris Abani attempts to do so through poetry and stories, including his own story of artistic and political awakening, which began with an inventive teacher who taught him the forbidden history of his own people. How, he asks, can we reconcile stories of terror, war and corruption with one's enduring sense of wonder?
If your a designer like me, you may experience this question very often, “Lord, Where is my creativity?”
As a designer you are usually required and expected to have a good, creative, and imaginative mind, but that’s not always every designers strong area. Yes, sometimes you have a splurge of creativity flowing in your brain whenever your pushed or under pressure working on a project, but what about when your project is done, and there is no project…..what would you do then to spark your creative flow?
Author and journalist Carleen Brice did something unusual. The activist/author of Orange Mint and Honey started a blog, WelcomeWhiteFolks.blogspot.com , and declared December to be National Buy a Book by a Black Author and Give it to Somebody Not Black Month.
John's year-long replicable project is a very detailed 11-week curriculum with focus on drawing and sketching. This is an 11-week course where a class will meet once a week for 45 minutes to an hour. Each week's lesson plan is designed to inspire and inform students on how to express themselves through art.
El espíritu de África no puede ser fácilmente comprendido. Poeta y novelista nigeriano Chris Abani intentos de hacerlo a través de la poesía y cuentos, entre ellos su propia historia del arte y despertar político, que comenzó con una actividad inventiva maestroque le enseñó la historia prohibida de su propio pueblo. ¿Cómo, se pregunta, ¿podemos conciliar las historias de terror, la guerra y la corrupción con la permanente sensación de maravilla?Read more
This compilation of books can serve as a supplement to the work of Christian Community Computer Centers across the globe. The books provide important research, practical tools, and teaching about the three core values of TechMission - Jesus, Justice, and Technology - while having a strong focus on the digital divide beyond the USA and Canada.
When a single ministry program creates a positive impact in a variety of ways on a diverse group of people, I get chills. Besides the fact that it is an economical use of resources, there's something aesthetically beautiful about the way these inspired programs work. It's like seeing the incalculable benefit of community before your eyes. That is the feeling I had when I learned about the African Children's Choir.
But, what is considered too much? They're about to announce the lottery numbers. They need to accept your invite and once accepted you can start networking with them by sending messages, pictures, videos, etc. If you have long thread on some of your status, you can access to all comments and rejoice yourself by reading them. Some men are like mascara, they usually run at the first sign of emotion. Instead, you are asked to pay the price that is defined by the market, or other advertisers of similar category.
The approach of transaction in any of the mentioned commercial schemes is usually similar.Read more
The Blazing Grace Radio show is Jayson Graves of Healing for the Soul and Taff Wennik of Legend Counseling taking on the topic of sex and porn addiction with brutal honesty, a little bit of humor and tons of blazing grace. Jayson and Taff are Christian therapists who specialize in helping those who struggle with sex addiction and/or unwanted Same-Gender Attractions.
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Member Name: Sean McDonald aka StRo "The New Jack"
Service Site: Salvation Army
Site Location: Compton, CA
Sean McDonald spent his first service year with the Salvation Army in Compton, California. At the Salvation Army, Sean initiated the construction of a music studio as a tool for teaching youth about music.
If you are going to be in the Boston, MA area September 26 please consider attending the free CRIS Conference at MIT. The focus of the conference is on using creative mediums such as cinematography, photojournalism, graphic design, and more to give God glory and further the gospel. The conference is free and includes free breakfast and lunch.Read more
Reject Apathy presents an article which discusses the pros and cons of the surge of non-profits which market consumer goods to raise awareness or support for humanitarian causes. The author Jarrett Stephens offers an insightful perspective on "aWearness" and offers some suggestions for taking involvement to the next level.
Pastor Mark Driscoll calls movies the new church in America and explains, "there are 'preachers' who are called filmmakers promulgating worldviews, philosophical systems, morals, and values." (listen to the sermon) There is no question that movies are one of the most powerful expressions of culture and values in our country.Read more
[img_assist|nid=48509|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=67]In honor of National Bible Week, let's look at a few ways the arts appear in the Bible, and see if we can find any trends that can inform our own art.