The Author

J. Ryan Lister is associate professor of theology at Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. He is the author of The Presence of God: Its Place in the Storyline of Scripture and the Story of Our Lives (Crossway, 2014). You can follow him on Twitter.

Why Is Christian Art So Often Bad?

Brett McCracken, Thomas Terry, and Ryan Lister talks about why Christian art is often bad and what we can do to make it better.

Is the Church Where Creativity Goes to Die?

In this podcast, Thomas Terry and Ryan Lister talk

Why the New Creation Matters to Your Creativity

Without a future hope, our creativity quickly becomes shortsighted

Why Your Creativity Matters to Christ

King Jesus does not stand against your art, but