• Aesthetics in Recent History by

    Throughout history, various art forms have developed in every culture, yet as Christians, we don’t normally associate the concepts of beauty and art to God.  Yet the Christian church has produced some of the finest artists in the world …

  • Architecture by

    What message do our churches communicate today? What are our buildings saying? Walls, doors, windows, and whatever else that is incorporated into the design of a building, communicate something. Why does all of this matter to the Christian? In this …

  • Art by

    The history of art is replete with works created to the glory of God. But what does God think about art? How should the people of God respond to art? Should we have it in our churches? Can we paint …

  • Art for Whose Sake? by

    Art can broadly be defined as human skill applied to give shape or “form” to “something.” With that in mind, is it possible to avoid art in the church? In this message entitled “Art for Whose Sake,” Dr. Sproul teaches …

  • Drama and Cinematography by

    Following the advent of radio came the development of  television, which brought revolutionary changes to our culture.  With images produced for us, we were no longer forced to use our imagination. What has that done to western culture? How should …

  • Images by

    The history of art is full of biblical themes and Christian influence. Great artists such as Michelangelo and Rembrandt made dramatic contributions to the world of art. Where has the Christian influence in art gone? Is it proper to paint …

  • Is Beauty in the Eye of the Beholder? by

    Can beauty be objectively measured and thus deemed “good”?  Conversely, can it be judged as “bad”?  Or should we refrain from making such judgments and just accept everything as art permitting its value to be measured subjectively? Thinking of these …

  • Literature and the Christian by

    Art in any form is an expression of an idea or ideas. How much more is this realized in the world of literary arts? So, how can the Christian take advantage of the medium of literary art? In this message …

  • Music: The Handmaiden of Theology by

    It is no question that the words we sing in our songs to the Lord must be biblical. The theology of the lyrics must be in accord with the theology in the Bible. But, what about the music itself? What …

  • The Influence of Music by

    One of the biggest influences that contributes to the so-called generation gap is music. In the modern world, music in many ways defines the youth culture of today.  But is this really a modern phenomenon? Can the influence of music …