Art is no fringe attached to the garment, and no amusement that is added to life, but a most serious power in our present existence.
Abraham Kuyper


A Mission Center a Patron of the Arts - T. Carnes

The Good News in Oil and Acrylic

A missions center becomes a patron of the arts
Tony CarnesChristianity Today, 2008
Visitors here don't expect to be challenged, diverted, distracted, and exhilarated when they walk into a missions building," says Jonathan Bonk. But when they enter the Overseas Ministries Study Center (OMSC), whose walls are lined with contemporary paintings, Bonk says, "The sheer beauty of the art causes people to light up. As visitors walk around, they are reminded of the gospel."