How, and Why, to Be More Creative

howandwhy “Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties.”
– Erich Fromm

Every day, every week, we go about our lives as Christians. We go out into the world, speak from the pulpit, sing behind our guitar, play in a band, write blogs, and/or paint canvases. Or we dream about doing that, and doing it with wild abandon for God. But often, we instead just do much less because it’s easier that way.

Why follow that creative urge, especially in the church? Why not just fall in line with everything the way we have always done it? Isn’t that much less risky and still getting the job done?

Well, sure, it is easier. But it’s not what God wanted from us. He wanted us to be creative.

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