Over 100,000 sold *Great for individuals and teams *Includes provocative discussion questions "I wish I had your gift!" How do you handle those words as a creative artist? Somewhere between pride and self-abasement lies true humility--just one aspect of the balanced character God wants to instill in you as an actor, a musician, a visual artist, or other creative person involved in ministry. God is interested in your art and your heart. The Heart of the Artist deals head-on with issues every person in an arts ministry faces: *Servanthood Versus Stardom *Excellence Versus Perfectionism *The Spiritual Disciplines of the Artist *The Artist in Community ...and more The Heart of the Artist will give you a better understanding of yourself and your unique place in the body of Christ. You'll find wisdom and encouragement that can help you survive the challenges and reap the rich joys of a ministry in the creative arts. "Breathtakingly personal, practical, and poignant."--Timothy Tien, New York, New York "I am better for having applied these principles...A must-read for church staff, creative types, growing Christians, human beings."--Rev.
Ginny Allen, Jackson, Mississippi "Rory Noland pinpoints issues that often arise in the life of the artist, and gives good, biblical solutions. A must-have for Christian artists in any field."--Tom Hinkle, Tulsa, Oklahoma Rory Noland is director of Heart of the Artist Ministries (www heartoftheartist.org), an organization dedicated to turning teams of church artists into communities of grace. A composer songwriter, author, and speaker, Rory is a graduate of the Chicago Musical College at Roosevelt University and served for twenty years as music director at Willow Creek Community Church.
Rory Noland is the director of Heart of the Artist Ministries, an organization dedicated to serving artists in the church and to helping turn teams of church artists into communities of grace. A composer, songwriter, author, and speaker, Rory is a graduate of the Chicago Musical College at Roosevelt University and served for twenty years as music director at Willow Creek Community Church in South Barrington, Illinois. He is the author of two books published by Zondervan, The Heart of the Artist: A Character-Building Guide for You and Your Ministry Team and Thriving as an Artist in the Church: Hope and Help for You and Your Ministry Team. Rory Noland, es director de Corazon del Ministerio de los Artistas, una organizacion dedicada a regresar equipos artistas de Iglesia asia comunidades de gentileza. Un componente, escritor de cansiones, escritor y hablador. Rory es graduado del colegio musical de Chicago en la Universidad de Roosevelt y sirvio por mas de 20 anos como dirigente de musica en Willow Creek Iglesia de la Comunidad.