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Engaging the sphere of Arts and Entertainment: Getting Out of the Box

How do you connect Christian artists with artists in restricted-access or closed nations? How can Christians rub shoulders with non-Christian artists in these places?  How is compelling art created when creativity can be so stifled in nations that are traditionally closed to the Gospel? Marcy sums up the answers to these questions in two words: Prayer and networking.

“You need to be able to sit down with someone and in five minutes know where their passion is,” she says.

To open an art gallery in a large East Asian nation, for example, Marcy (names and locations have been changed for security reasons) and her teammates had to find people skilled at making contacts with officials, others with a keen business sense, and still others that could encourage local artists to take bold risks in their work. Most artists who become Christians in this nation believe they should only paint crosses and other iconic Christian symbols. Marcy and her team dialogue with such artists to help them see their work differently.

“We bring in Christians who understand that all art brings glory to God,” Marcy says.

To open the art gallery, for example, Marcy and her team had a successful Christian artist come and stay for six months to work with local artists and help prepare their work for exhibitions. God led them to rent a space in the largest art district in this major city. Their art gallery attracted up to 500 people on a good day, and gave local artists a chance to be able to talk about their work and what inspired them to create it, paving the way to talk about their faith.

The goal of Marcy’s team is to reach non-Christian, professional artists in restricted places around the world, encourage Christian artists in these nations, and mobilize Christian artists to see the mission field in a new light. This is all done through networking and relationship-building, not through preaching Christ in a way that will automatically shut doors. “We’re careful in the way we present our faith and how we reach out to people.”

Marcy and her team are currently working to put together a week-long arts festival in a Muslim nation with no known Christian church. This nation is particularly known for a youth culture of drugs and drinking because there is little hope for the future. In this culture, the arts can be one key to unlocking potential. 

“The question in (this nation) is : ‘What is your dream for tomorrow?’,” she said. “We’ve got to get them out of this sense of hopelessness, and we need them to start dreaming again.”

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