Len Wilson

Why Most Visual Art in Worship Isn’t Really Art

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  • Posted on August 27th, 2013

Don’t confuse art and design. Each employs different worldview. Designers create solutions. Artists create questions. That’s a tweet I shot off one day recently…

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Len Wilson

About This Author

Len Wilson is Director of Media and Communications at Peachtree Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA.

Len is a leader in the worship field with an emphasis on the use of image. He has 15 years of experience in the local church and has spoken at hundreds of conferences on the use of art and media in ministry. Over the last decade, he co-founded and operated two digital media firms: Midnight Oil Productions and Lumicon Digital Productions. He pioneered digital worship for congregations as Media Minister for Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church in the 1990s and holds a Master of Arts in Religious Communication from United Theological Seminary in Dayton.

An Abingdon author, he has written five books on media and worship including Taking Flight with Creativity: Worship Design Teams That Work (2009),The Wired Church 2.0 (2008), Design Matters: Creating Powerful Imagery for Worship (2006), Digital Storytellers: The Art of Communicating the Gospel in Worship (2002) and The Wired Church: Making Media Ministry (1999).

Len blogs at LenWilson.us.

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