People in London didn't see the fog, until painters started painting it. Timothy Schmalz

Visual meditations

Murillo: The Birth of St. John the Baptist

by M. Louise Holert

Zechariah’s song is a helpful model to expand and enrich our own practice of prayer and praise.

read more Murillo: The Birth of St. John the Baptist, detail


Alan Wilson

Scottish Miracles and Parables Exhibition

Alan Wilson: "Can there be a renewal of Christian tradition in Scottish art, where ambitious artists create from a heartfelt faith, committed to their Lord and saviour as well as their craft?"

read more

Exhibitions and events


List of exhibitions in galleries, museums and churches.

Plus a list of conferences, lectures and events, with a special focus on Europe.

read more Eva-Maria Beller: Salzbuch

Christian calendar

Reformation Day: Luther and Durer

by Barbara Pitkin 

In light of Luther’s views on the primacy of the gospel the logic of the arrangement of these four apostles, though completely unprecedented, is easily grasped.

read moreAlbrecht Durer: The Four Apostles

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 New Testament.

read more

Church of the month

England: Churches in Little Walsingham

by Jonathan Evens

Walsingham is a village in North Norfolk, England, famous for its religious shrines and Catholic, Anglican and Orthodox pilgrimages in honour of the Virgin Mary. 

read more The Roman Catholic Church of the Annunciation

Art and Poetry

C.S. Lewis and Wayne Adams

And all men in their praying, self-deceived, address
The coinage of their own unquiet thoughts, unless
Thou in magnetic mercy to Thyself divert
Our arrows, aimed unskillfully, beyond desert

read more Wayne Adams: Prayer Painting I (I am Sorry Please Forgive Me Thank You I love you), detail

Art and Music

Gor Chahal: Protest Song, 1998, detail

Jan Krist & Gor Chahal

What makes the abused refuse to back down?
What makes the broken stand their ground?
What is the gift faith receives?
What breaks the hold of brutality?
Hope with its eyes wide open

read more

In the Spotlight

ArtLyst Interview Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker

By Jonathan Evens

It is the limiting of Christian art to only religious themes that I would suggest is not Christian art at its best. Then art becomes dualistic, flowing from a dualistic theology.

read more Marleen Hengelaar-Rookmaaker