Music that Touches the HeartThe original music and art from the MetaFormation workshops is available here, along with soaking music by our favorite artists (including our own performers!)
Performance and Music by Rebekah Van Tinteren and Lydia Hendrickson
Words by Tony Stoltzfus
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Relive the Taste of Heaven experience with this recording by the original artists! Composed of six songs written exclusively for the Taste of Heaven, this album will carry you into the presence of God while opening your mind to what your entrance to heaven will be like.
Beautifully performed by concert violinist Rebekah Van Tinteren and pianist Lydia Hendrickson, and recorded in the studio at Bethel Church, its a work you'll experience again and again.
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As one of our featured artists at Leadership MetaFormation events, Rebekah weaves a rich musical tapestry drawing from Australia, Africa and America to transport listeners into worship. Combining her training as a classical violinist with contemporary worship, this is an album that will appeal to those that like to soak in the presence of God.
Rebekah is a classical violinist who has played professionally with Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and State Opera (SA), toured with groups as diverse as the Adelaide Art Orchestra and Jango (a gypsy band), and performed with popular artists such as Josh Groban and K.D. Lang.
Creativity in Heaven
When you begin a creative project, there is always an image in your mind of what you want to create. However, when the work is done it never quite seems to capture that first picture. The artist’s vision of the work has a perfection that never comes out the same when you actually make it. You picture the beauty of a dance but your limbs can’t quite do it; you hear the piece of music in your head but when you finally perform it it seems flat. If you are highly skilled, the sculpture captures the form your mind saw, but something about it is still as dead as the inanimate stone it was carved from. Art contains an elusive element, just beyond your grasp, that your creative impulse can touch but never quite fully bring down to earth.
This creative ideal or artistic vision is a memory of heaven—a fleeting touch of true reality—that earth is only a shadow copy of. That first vision of the work is seen in your mind in the colors of heaven, and sung with the voices of angels. With the eyes of heaven you see the sculpture in living stone instead of dead marble, and you visualize yourself dancing with the power of a resurrection body. Creativity sees glimpses of heaven on earth, and attempts to translate it to others....
Soaking Worship Audio CD
Julie True's music is used during soaking times at the LMI events. If you have been to one of these events, you have probably already had the chance to soak to this CD.
Julie creates a beautiful atmosphere of peace and healing, where you will find rest for your soul on this audio cd. Julie’s new release, Find Rest, was recorded live during the Father’s Embrace Conference at Seattle Revival Center.
Soaking Worship Audio CD
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There is such peace and healing that comes from soaking in God’s Presence. We are able to receive and be saturated with His eternal love as we draw near to Him, and He draws near to us. Perfect for times of personal encounter with the Lord. Spirit to Spirit ushers you into the Lord's presence, providing an atmosphere of worship you will want to listen to over and over again.
by Eric Maisel
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Coaching the Artist Within is the first book to explain the techniques that creativity coaches use to help their clients survive and thrive in the arts. The book’s twelve lessons and numerous exercises explain how to coach artists beyond the obstacles that block creativity. Author Eric Maisel shares anecdotes about his creativity coaching clients, including painters, actors, screenwriters, novelists, dancers, and poets. Coaching the Artist Within will teach you to self-coach or coach creativity issues, and the results will transform your relationship with the creative process.
The Calling Journey fills a vital need for coaches by mapping out the progression of stages and transitions God moves us through on the road to our call. This path includes predictable mountains to scale and painful, disorienting valleys all leaders must navigate to fulfill their destiny. Each stage has a unique growth agenda and is beautifully displayed on this poster.
The Calling Journey Poster Is a presenters tool that will provide a powerful visual aid in a classroom or workshop setting. It is an exact replica of the picture found in The Calling Journey.