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ep8 | PRESTON SHARPE { artist pastor }

ep8 | PRESTON SHARPE { artist pastor }

Why isn't the Church known for art anymore? What happened?

On the 8th episode of the ALT podcast, I sit down with my friend Preston Sharpe, who does a brilliant job at explaining why so much of the Church has become a creative wasteland.

Preston is an artist-pastor who leads Sacrament Church in East Nashville. We first met at the PRAXIS Conference where we both presented talks under the theme "Creativity & the Christian Imagination." His message mostly focused on two major events in church history: Iconoclasm & the Protestant Reformation.

These controversial movements sought to excommunicate & destroy all art & imagery in the Church. And the effects of these movements can still be seen in Western Evangelicalism today.

I asked Preston to share this message on the podcast. And as you can imagine, it made for a very illuminating conversation.

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Preston on Twitter: https://twitter.com/preston_sharpe

Preston on Instagram: https://instagram.com/

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