Serious Art. Serious Faith
Founded in 1979, the organization’s longstanding vision is to help artists, collectors, critics, professors, historians, pastors and arts professionals explore the profound relationship between art and faith. With this as a point of beginning, CIVA’s broad range of conferences, exhibits, programs, and publications exists to help the art and faith movement flourish both in the Church and in culture.
CIVA encourages Christians in the visual arts to develop their particular callings to the highest professional level possible; to learn how to deal with specific problems in the field without compromising our faith and our standard of artistic endeavor; to provide opportunities for sharing work and ideas; to foster intelligent understanding, a spirit of trust, and a cooperative relationship between those in the arts, the Church, and culture; and ultimately, to establish a Christian presence within the secular art world.
The Visual Story Network is a global community of visual storytellers leading a movement so everyone can encounter Jesus and His kingdom. We do this as we…
1. Connect visual storytellers with one another.
2. Collaborate on projects, products, & partnerships.
3. Train new storytellers.
Mission Media U offers a variety of online “Live” 5 Week Courses to help improve your visual media strategies
The Mission America Coalition (MAC) is an alliance of leaders in evangelism and discipleship who have prayerfully come together to mobilize the Church to spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ in deed and word.
Born of the Lausanne Movement, MAC was established in 1995. Since that time, leaders from 81 denominations, over 350 ministries, and dozens of ministry networks have been involved in the Coalition.
The newest initiative of the Coalition, quickly becoming a movement in the Church, is LOVE2020. It’s vision is that EVERY person in America have the opportunity to be authentically loved by at least one committed follower of Jesus Christ within this decade.
Need evangelism tools? Check out MAC’s “tool” page https://www.missionamerica.org/tools