INSPIRATION

THINGS THAT ENCOURAGE US TO THINK DEEPLY ABOUT OUR FAITH

Tori Kelly - I Am Second

“I didn’t have to change myself, I can just be myself.”

In this vulnerable piece, Tori Kelly shares her struggle with being an introvert in the world of flashing lights and media storms. Our hearts melt with her softness and honesty with sharing her story.

So Here’s The Thing... Light

Who: Graham Burt
Why: God defines his character as light. Why?
God doesn’t tell us what He looks like, but He does describe himself as light. What is that about? Graham Burt, the Executive Director of Festival One explains...

#2 Psalm 82 Is A Good Start

Who: Bono & David Taylor
Why: "This isn't charity, this is justice"

Bono, the lead singer of U2, and David Taylor, reflect on "unlocking" artists of faith, the relationship between Christ’s ministry and themes of justice in the Psalms, and the importance of adopting that same “manifesto” in our lives.

#4 Listen to the artists. Art is prophetic.

Who: Bono & David Taylor
Why: The Bible places high value on artists, craftspeople and musicians
Bono and Fuller Theological Seminary's David Taylor discuss the role of art - and by implication, artisan -  in society.

Music The Universal Language

Who: Strahan Coleman
Why: The power of being part of a creative community
We sat down with Strahan for a chat about community and the beauty of being part of the festival family. Prepare yourself for plenty of lush forest shots and some much needed positivity.

#3 Brutal Honesty

Who: Bono & David Taylor
Why: Our relationship with God is best when it is based on honesty. Our art is best when it is based on honesty.
Bono, the lead singer of U2, and David Taylor, assistant professor of theology and culture at Fuller Seminary discuss the “brutal honesty” of the Psalms.

#5 Where Death Died

Who: Bono & David Taylor
Why: Beyond the Psalms

Bono, the lead singer of U2, and David Taylor, assistant professor of theology and culture, discuss mortality, Bono’s pilgrimage to Jerusalem, and the day he’ll remove his sunglasses.