Lesson

Creativity and Craftsmanship

Lesson Materials

Questions for Reflection

 

1) How can you encourage artists in your church to put in their 10000 hours?

 

Scriptures to consider: Proverbs 22:29

Artwork to consider: Buck 65- Craftsmanship

 

2) What boundaries would you use regarding the art you can consume with a good conscience? How can you apply this to others?

 

Scriptures to consider: Romans 14:13-23, Philippians 4:8

 

3) What can we learn from the example of Daniel about how we engage with art that is made outside the church?

 

Scriptures to consider: Daniel 1:3-4, Daniel 7:1-14

 

To fully benefit from the arts and to serve artists effectively, we must have an understanding of what art actually is. The first thing to understand is that art is about creativity but it is also about craftsmanship.