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.

How Pastors Can Support Artists in Their Church

Thomas Terry, Ryan Lister, and Brett McCracken provide practical helps for discipling artists and creatives in and through the local church.

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