A year and a half ago, Pastor Daniel Przybylko was looking for ways that Woollahra Seventh-day Adventist Church (NSW) could connect with their community.
If God cared enough to dedicate entire books in the canon of Scripture to poetry and song; if Jesus cared enough to spend a significant portion of His time on earth to being a storyteller; and if He cared enough to fill His house with colours, music, texture and beauty, then He is a God who values and invests in the arts as a way of telling us and the world who He is. And maybe we should do the same.
A knock on the door, and a gentle conversation, saved Suzanna’s life.
An afternoon with the van Gogh exhibition in Melbourne reminded me of a quote I came across a while back about galleries and art lovers—and how they seem a lot like churches and believers.