The Crossings

The Intersection of Faith and Art.


March 2019

Ceramics by Stephanie Hickner

But now, O Lord, you are our Father;    we are the clay, and you are our potter;    we are all the work of your hand. Isaiah 64:8 (ESV)


It Does Not Speak, But Still, It Moves

By Rachel Stevenson It does not speak, But still, it moves Trapped within its bony cage the weaving of a tapestry ensues Grasping at scraps of thought and word It swiftly stitches them together Impatient for something profound to occur... Continue Reading →

Impractical Jokers

By Bryce Yoder I don’t understand Jokers. Their place in a deck seems like it went unchecked, like the first man to make some playing cards forgot to inspect his work cause Jokers get no respect - as an avid... Continue Reading →

How do I write effective dialogue?

Writing dialogue that is both natural and engaging can be a tricky task. We want a dialogue between our characters to be realistic, but we also need it to advance the plot or reveal important information. Thus, writing dialogue effectively... Continue Reading →

Wounds are Where Light Enters by Walter Wangerin Jr. – Joanna Smith

            Wounds are Where Light Enters is an extraordinary book that explores God’s grace being shown in many unexpected ways. Walt Wangerin Jr. emphasizes how God’s grace can be seen through the unlikeliest of people and through the strangest experiences... Continue Reading →

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