“If we are ever going to create anything beautiful, lasting, and worthwhile, it’s going to come from who we are when we are stripped of all our striving.”

CJ Casciotta in Get Weird

“The bigger the change we hope for, the longer we must be willing to invest, work for, and wait for it.”

Andy Crouch in Culture Making

“The desperate need today is not for a greater number of intelligent people, or gifted people, but for deep people.”

Richard Foster in Celebration of Discipline

“What do you think is the biggest waste of time?” “Comparing yourself to others”, said the mole.”

Charlie Mackesy in The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

“You have a masterpiece inside you, too, you know. One unlike any that has ever been created, or ever will be. And remember: If you go to your grave without painting your masterpiece, it will not get painted. No one else can paint it. Only you.”

Gordon MacKenzie in Orbiting the Giant Hairball

“…human creativity is supremely about sharing through the Spirit in the creative purpose of the Father as he draws all things to himself through his Son”

Jeremey Begbie in Voicing Creation’s Praise

“Let’s start seeing creativity as an investment rather than a cost.”

Luke McElroy in Creative Potential

“When Christians criticize, carp, and complain but offer no alternatives, the world rolls its eyes, snickers, and moves on. It is really only when we offer a ‘more excellent way’ that we command or deserve much attention.”

Robert Briner in Roaring Lambs

“When we make, we invoke the abundance of God’s world into the reality of scarcity all about us.”

Makoto Fujimura in Art + Faith

“To get the right things done, choosing what to ignore is as important as choosing where to focus.”

Peter Bregman in 18 Minutes