Faith and creativity have a lot more in common than you might think. Obviously both are important to how we live and both require the courage to take the next step even when we don’t know where that step might lead.

Faith is the evidence of things unseen. Creativity is uncovering the unseen.

Faith grows with work and is dead without it.
Creativity gets better when it’s worked and shrivels when it’s not exercised.

Faith strengthens with experience.
Creativity strengthens with experience.

The more we’re exposed to faith, the more faith we have.
The more we’re exposed to creativity in our lives, the more creative we become.

Faith is broad and can be expressed in many ways
Creativity is best when expressed in multiple ways.

Faith is intangible, but can be felt.
Creativity is elusive, but also is felt.

Faith is built on a foundation based on the Creator.
Creativity is expressed through creators who were formed by the Creator.

Faith causes change as it seeks a greater understanding of God.
Creativity causes change as we get a better understanding of the elements around us.

Faith has a conviction of truth.
Creativity has a conviction to share truth.

Our creativity only gets better when we focus on the Creator as much as His creation – or the manifestation of His creation through our creations.

Do you see any other connections between faith and creativity?

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