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OM Artslink, is a missions trip organization specifically designed for visual artists. It is part of a larger global effort known as Operation Mobilization. OM Artslink gives visual artists and art ministry groups the opportunity to travel globally of short term missions trips to evangelize people in nations around the world. “OM Artslink has a passion to see visual artists get involved in the great commission”

Basically, if you or your visual arts group would like to impact the world for Christ through your talents, creativity and love for others, this is a great opportunity for you. They plan several trips each year. Contact them through their website, and sign up with the Yahoo group for periodic announcements.

There is also a wonderful opportunity for artists to provide art trading cards to be distibuted to others overseas. This is a great ministry and a wonderful tool to share the gospel using your talents!

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Being an artist and being a Christian is one of the greatest joys of my life. I love to  paint, draw, look at the beauty of God’s magnificent creation in new and fantastic ways. Isn’t it amazing how God gives each person exactly what they need in the measure of talent, endurance, wisdom and heart that they need to not only fulfill His will for their lives but to give them a life that is wonderful, full and joyous beyond imagination.

Take Stephen Hawkins for an example, he developed a degenarative disease at an early age which subsequently lead to his current wheel-chair bound, paraplegic state. But before he was born God gave him and incredible mind, one he has used to think beyond the boundaries of the everyday and even beyond the realm of well bodied scientists, to contemplate, understand and verbalize incredibly complex and thought provoking astorphysical theories. God gave him that mind and he has made a good use of his life with the mind God gave him.

Dennis Swanberg a Christian comedian once witnessed an incident at a church in which a man’s legs fell partially through the ceiling during a service. His discription of the incident from his point of few left me rolling on the floor with laughter. God gave Dennis the ability to see things in very humorous ways that those of us without that talent would never contemplate.

It is just such a wonderful God we serve who instills in each of us as whether, painter, illustrator, photographer, muralist or sculptor the talent, drive, creativity and spirit we need to weild our craft. We serve an amazing God.

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