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Taking the Gospel to National Arts Festival
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Taking the Gospel to National Arts Festival

Originally published in OM News A focused quietness fills the room as four painters carefully apply their paintbrushes to the motifs in making. A Namibian desert, a peaceful creek and a powerful blue ocean wave take shape on canvas. It’s Wednesday morning at Operation Mobilisation (OM) South Africa’s base, and […]

Christian artist is drawn into journey of transformation with prisoners
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Christian artist is drawn into journey of transformation with prisoners

What happens when an artist who loves Jesus and believes that art transforms people is invited to conduct a 3-day art workshop for convicted criminals under the watchful eye of Correctional Services officials? God is present and lives are touched, answers Lisa Crumpton, a Johannesburg artist, after her latest interaction with prisoners during […]

Famous painting of Jesus by Piero della Francesca in danger
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Famous painting of Jesus by Piero della Francesca in danger

Originally published by Christian Today An Italian Renaissance masterpiece that English novelist Aldous Huxley once described as “the greatest picture in the world” was saved from destruction in World War Two by a British artillery officer who defied orders to shell the town. Today, Piero della Francesca’s 15th Century fresco […]

The Sistine Chapel gets R40m makeover
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The Sistine Chapel gets R40m makeover

Originally published in Christianity Today The Sistine Chapel is more dazzling, and its artwork better preserved, due to recently completed lighting and ventilation system upgrades. The three million euro (R40m) renovation included the installation of 7 000 specially-designed LED lamps, and a state-of-the-art ventilation system, according to Yahoo News. The […]

Meet our new cartoonist!
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Meet our new cartoonist!

Destined to draw for the Kingdom Gateway News is delighted to introduce and welcome Bernard de Jager — otherwise known as Barry — who will be drawing a topical cartoon for our readers to enjoy each week from now. Barry lives and works in the Helderberg area as a creative editor […]