Dr. Byron Spradlin - Artists in Ministry & Missions

What Business Are You In?

by Byron L. Spradlin He was brilliant. Clearly a child prodigy . . . the pride of Salzburg . . . a performer par excellence. At age five, he wrote an advanced concerto for...

November 5, 2021

Ministry and Imagination

No one can believe anything they can’t imagine. This reality makes artists and evangelism intimately go together. “But what about the importance of the content of evangelism?” one might ask. Most of you reading this blog agree...

May 11, 2022

12 Roles For Artists in Life & Living

Artists Artistically gifted people have been endowed with “unusual wisdom at imaginative design and expression” (the definition of the Hebrew term “craftsman”—see e.g. Ex. 31 or Ex 35). Hopefully these categories will help you...

April 27, 2022

Is Artistic Leadership Necessary?

Artistic leadership in biblical times was necessary for instruction and admonition. Throughout the Prophetic Books of the Bible one sees serious dramatic teaching, instructing, and admonishing. This was done through media (vision), story and...

April 20, 2022

3 Truths About Artistic Specialists

Three Biblical Truths God Reveals About Artistic Specialists There are three biblical truths God reveals about uniquely capacitated artistic specialists. It is God who is the prime mover in all this. And God did...

April 13, 2022

Imagination & Imaginal Intelligence

The Hebrew term for imagination is either yatsar or yetser. Yatsar means to fashion in the mind before forming in time and space. That is, to fashion in the mind also holds in its...

April 6, 2022

3 Concerns With Imagination

Despite the marvelous assets God gave to humans through imagination, Protestants historically manifest three concerns with the human capacity to imagine. One challenge is that this term can be used to underscore wrong or...

March 21, 2022
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