Christ-followers need an understanding of playfulness if we are going to take sanctification by the Holy Spirit seriously. Calvin Seerveld

Visual meditations

Aidan Hart: The Transfiguration

Everything about the way icons are painted manifests the world in its transfigured state. Icons suggest a world that is aflame with the Lord’s love, like Moses’ burning bush.

read more Aidan Hart: The Transfiguration, detail


Aram Bartholl: Weeping Angel

Pilgrimage to Venice – The Venice Biennale 2017

When I start to look at the art works, I notice a strange rift between this pleasant environment and the angst and political engagement present in the works of the artists. 

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Exhibitions and events


Here you find a list of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches in the winter and spring. There is also a list of conferences, lectures and events all over the world, with a special focus on Europe.

read more Eva-Maria Beller: Salt Book

Christian calendar

Year A, 10th Sunday of the Summer

"In my work every individual finds herself at one crossroad or another on a spiritual/psychological journey. My works are emotionally charged narrative fragments, filled with a certain mystery."

read moreCarol Aust: Night Sky

Materials for Churches

Theodore Prescott: Taste and See, detail

Materials for Churches

Here you find materials for use in churches, categorized according to the Christian calendar. There are also materials about the Old and the New Testament.

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Church of the month

England: Chichester Cathedral

“It has been the great enthusiasm of my life and work to commission for the Church the very best artists I could, in painting, in sculpture, in music and in literature.” Canon Walter Hussey

read more Bishop Otter College Chapel with Geoffrey Clarke’s aluminium Crucifixion sculpture

Art and Poetry

Denise Levertov & Diego Velazquez

She listens, listens, holding
her breath. Surely that voice
is his—the one
who had looked at her, once, across the crowd,
as no one ever had looked?
Had seen her? 
Had spoken as if to her?

read more Diego Velasquez:The Servant Girl at Emmaus, detail

Art and Music

Marc de Klijn: Messiah I, detail

G.F. Händel & Marc de Klijn

The Making of Messias I and IV 

Marc de Klijn painted one image on top of another. 'This alternation of images was a breathtaking adventure, for the people watching but also for myself.' 

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In the Spotlight

Modern Art and the Life of a Culture - Review

The authors focus on what they see as Rookmaaker’s dark take on modern art rather than giving proper weight to his appreciation of the good job modern art does in addressing the negative implications of a culture that is turning its back on God.

read more Window by Fernand Léger in Audincourt, France, 1951