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Creative Ministry

Creative Ministry is a group for church leaders who want to learn to utilize their creative folks in ministry and for creative folks who want to use their creativity to serve the Lord in the church and marketplace.

Website: http://amokarts.com
Members: 33
Latest Activity: Aug 23

Discussion Forum


Started by David Weiss. Last reply by Adam Garey Oct 17, 2016. 6 Replies

Adam Garey sent this…Continue

Tags: day, vBS, bible, school, arts

What Do You Think of This?

Started by David Weiss Jul 17, 2016. 0 Replies

Imagine this for your church or gathering. Saturday starts with a "paint party" where your people can learn to paint their very own acrylic painting. (You might even be able to use it as a fund…Continue

Tags: idea, ministry, art

How do you lead people into trying things?

Started by David Weiss Jun 23, 2016. 0 Replies

A big part of ministry is leadership. A big part of leadership is getting people to work to solve problems. Creativity is all about solving problems and in the church, we have a lot of problems. I'm…Continue

Tags: dave, weiss, speaker, artist, art

Viral Video

Started by David Weiss. Last reply by David Weiss May 30, 2016. 1 Reply

Have you guys seen this viral clip from Lowes yet?It's called House Love and it's brilliant. I decided to share it here. This is succinct storytelling at its best. What a great way to send a message…Continue

Tags: video, storytelling, viral, love, lowes

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Comment by Camden Ross on January 19, 2015 at 4:36pm

David -- those are fun. :)


Comment by Dean Mastern on January 19, 2015 at 4:11pm

Thanks for the invitation David!

Group Leader
Comment by David Weiss on January 19, 2015 at 1:46pm

This is miore under creative than ministry but I've been having some fun lately. I hear it's called Lowbrow art but I love it. It's art by guys like Ed Big Daddy Roth, Von Dutch, Von Franco and on and on. 60s and 70s car art. Here are a few pieces I've done recently. What do you think?

Group Leader
Comment by David Weiss on January 14, 2015 at 6:15am

Hi Melissa, Thanks for checking the new site out. One of the things that is important to me in that is getting my wife's work out to the world. She is also a very gifted creative in her own right. One of the things I have become convicted of is I travel the country trying to encourage everyone to use their gifts to serve the Lord in the church and marketplace but I wasn't going that for the ones closest to me. I too am really excited to see this community picking up and building. I am grateful to Dan for setting up this 48 days . net. What a great place to give and receive encouragement.

Group Leader
Comment by David Weiss on January 14, 2015 at 6:11am

Hi Christina, My experience has been this works with all ages. People get engaged with the painting, especially in the early stages when they are trying to decide what it is that I am making. By the time the piece is finished, the people are wondering what I am going to say about it and they are hooked. It's a big part of why I love what I do. It opens the door for the message. Give it a shot if you feel led to do that, but remember the stuff you're already doing has power too. Do what feels right and follow God's leading and I believe He will bring you to the expression that is right for you.

Comment by Melissa AuClair on January 13, 2015 at 11:01pm

David, your website with your new products is great- thanks for the link to it. It reminds me of Nick Loper's website (Side Hustle Nation.com) except for artists!  I've not been on the 48 days site in a bit but I see all the comments through the emails- it's great to see the community building on here :)

Comment by Christina Kaspersen on January 13, 2015 at 9:08pm
David, yes, it's me performing an original song. I am more comfortable performing music live than art. I have done live cartoon worship at my home church's kids church and at one other church. I will be looking for more opportunities to do it in the near future. I want to see if the idea of "family worship" works rather than just kids' worship because I think there is also something for grownups in the songs and images. It will be interesting to see if the concept of a blended audience works because so far I've only tried it with kids. :)

Group Leader
Comment by David Weiss on January 13, 2015 at 6:36pm

Did you all see we were a featured group on 48days.net. Exciting!

Group Leader
Comment by David Weiss on January 12, 2015 at 11:44am

Hi Christina,

I understand about live art. It can be messy, but the impact can be really great. But that's what I do. I really like what you do. Is that you performing that song? Is it original?

Keep me posted.



Group Leader
Comment by David Weiss on January 12, 2015 at 10:24am
Welcome aboard Brad. I could surely use some of what you do. I am in itinerant ministry combining speaking and speed painting to communicate the Gospel. I have been pretty active, having been in over 100 churches in the last three years. The issue is I have to monetize a bit more to go much further.

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