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This year’s milestone is one that I would never have asked for. Actually each year, month, week, day, hour, minute, breath….you get the idea. As I start to write this in July for later this year I am concious that this has been in the back of my thoughts more than any other year since […]

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w a y m a k e r

Waymaker is an artwork that has developed over the last Month or so inbetween other works that have developed in the studio. As the church announced their next series on prayer, I realised why this image has taken some time to work on. It’s larger scale having something to do with it, but also more […]

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p r i d e v t r u t h

Studio time today had me completing this work I started yesterday, already having insight into how it could look when finished, but not knowing for sure until it was finished. Each week for me this time in the studio is reflecting on prayer. Church today, through worshipping in song and worshipping through the word feeds […]

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m u l t i p l y i n g h o p e

This was started last week in Church as a response to the theme multiplying hope. It is also about getting back on the studio horse in my new studio space after a very disjointed finish to an overly tormultous 2020. This image marries together the eye witness of Jesus life, death and resurrection seen by […]

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e m m a n u e l

“God with us” As the celebrations of Christmas become the focus this time of year, I am reminded of some things. Historically and culturally Jesus is not white. I struggle everytime I see white baby Jesus now that I understand this myself. Jesus was Middle Eastern. Historically visual translations of the bible throughout art history […]

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p a s s o v e r

As the series “get us out of here” comes to an end in iso church, I am reminded of how the narrative of the Israelites leaving Egypt talked about over the last few months, has given me fresh insights into “known” scripture. This artwork has developed over the last couple of weeks. Today I’ve been […]

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s t u c k

In iso church studio time today. Lots of meaty stuff in the menu. This one thing stuck. “God isn’t rescuing the Israelites for them.God rescued the Israelites for him.” He’s doing the same in all our situations. If we are honest with ourselves our focus is often, way too often, on what and how we […]

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l e t g o

The journey to this work has come from the devotions I’ve read this week, as well as the book of Acts chapter 2 – 4 as I travel through this again, but slower and seeing what images come to mind, and online church. Last week online church was about using what’s in your hand. My […]

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r e f l e c t

This artwork draft comes to life as a response to not just iso church today and the series talking about Moses and the Israelites travel plans. It’s also a heart response to my desire to reflect the Creator of the Universe no matter the trials I may face. It seems simple enough, right? But faced […]

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r e c a l i b r a t e

“What’s in your hand” are the words God asked Moses when Moses tried to convince God he wasn’t the man for the job. He was much older and no longer the man of his youth willing to embrace the vigor of justice by any means. Maybe now he stands before God questioning his life purpose. […]

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a b b a . . . f a t h e r

As I prepared myself emotionally to attend a father’s day online service this morning, I realise it’s one I could easily skip and no one would know. I usually skipped fathers day at church in the past. Too much of that “good dad” feels for someone whose dad didn’t fight for his own. I would […]

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s e e

I just want to speak the name of Jesus, over every heart and mind. Your name is power Your name is healing Your name is life Break every stronghold, shine through every shadow Burn like a fire As these words were sung in online church today, in the song, “I speak Jesus”, and as we […]

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n o i s e

Over the last 2 weeks online church has talked about finding your fit. What are your spiritual gifts? We all have been gifted spiritual gifts, they all look different, but how do you discover them? This image has been a hard one to make. It had been taped to the drafting desk for a week, […]

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e m p t y

In iso church today this image emerged. As we finish up on 1 Corinthians the letter from Paul leaves us with this. Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love.1 Corinthians 16:13‭-‬14 NIV The strength we need for each day is something I don’t have on […]

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n o r m a l

What we call normal, God calls broken. ~Steven Furtick It’s now level 7 of Jumungy as the state I live in has more lockdowns due to COVID effecting people in the second wave. I wrote what follows at the start of the first wave lockdowns. It goes like this…. This morning when I couldn’t sleep […]

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