Skip to main content

Creativity and Church

  • Reference work entry
  • 72 Accesses

Synonyms

Ecclesia; Innovation

Creativity God’s way is seen as an expression of His nature through His creation. Creativity without God is not meaningless as it still reflects Him since man was made in God’s creative image. If man can achieve such high creative acts such as visiting the Moon, how much more will the Church be able to achieve as a coworker with God, the Moon’s creator. However, the creative purpose of the Church may differ in its outcome to that of man. The Church’s purpose has been established to restore a relationship with Him. God is furthermore interested in restoring all things to His purpose: A place of His peace and abundance, a place devoid of poverty, greed or sickness. This is because Creativity God’s way and through the Church will always reflect His nature, His love, and His power and it is bound to surprise or offendus. A case in point is that Jesus Christ’s death on the cross was God’s creative act of salvation for mankind. Though God has shown Himself...

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

Buying options

Chapter
USD   29.95
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4614-3858-8_52
  • Chapter length: 4 pages
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
eBook
USD   1,100.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-1-4614-3858-8
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout

References

  • American King James Bible.

    Google Scholar 

  • Dedmon T, Johnson B. Born to create: stepping into your supernatural destiny. Shippensburg: Destiny Image; 2012.

    Google Scholar 

  • Johnson B. Dreaming with god. Shippensburg: Destiny Image; 2006.

    Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Authors and Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Hector Ramos .

Editor information

Editors and Affiliations

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

Copyright information

© 2013 Springer Science+Business Media LLC

About this entry

Cite this entry

Ramos, H. (2013). Creativity and Church. In: Carayannis, E.G. (eds) Encyclopedia of Creativity, Invention, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-3858-8_52

Download citation