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Unlocking the Heart of the Artist
Unlocking the Heart of the Artist by Matt Tommey


 
Price: $14.99
Author: Matt Tommey
Subtitle: A Practical Guide to Fulfilling Your Creative Call as an Artist in the Kingdom
Format: Paperback
Length: 184 Pages
Published: 2010

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It’s taken most of my adult life to really get in touch with who God has called me to be in His Kingdom. Most of that time has been spent, not in trying to figure out what God wants, but figuring out who I am and what I was created for. Something powerful happened inside my heart and my very spirit when I started to get it – I mean really get who it was I had been created to be. The pint of convergence in my life came after many years of struggle, confusion, and years of trying to achieve the results of a life I thought I wanted. I’ll be sharing my story with you throughout this journey of unlocking the heart of the artist!


Table of Contents:
About the Author
Acknowledgments
What Others Are Saying
Foreword by Ray Hughes
Introduction
Chapter 1: Your Calling as an Artist in the Kingdom
Chapter 2: Your Spiritual Lineage as an Artist in the Kingdom
Chapter 3: Roadblocks to Your Creative Expression
Chapter 4: Take Out the Garbage
Chapter 5: Discover the Father’s Heart for You
Chapter 6: Release the Dreamer: Co-labor with the Father in the Kingdom
Chapter 7: Develop Your Unique Prophetic Voice
Chapter 8: Reveal the Testimony of Jesus
Chapter 9: Prospering Artists, not Starving Artists
Chapter 10: The Promise of Abundance
Chapter 11: Embrace Community
Chapter 12: Glory to Glory: The Artist and Spiritual Discipline
Chapter 13: Worshipping the Word of Our Very Own Hands
Chapter 14: Close the Gate: The Artist, Temptation and Habitual Sin
Chapter 15: Turn Your Heart: Raising Up the Next Generation
Appendix #1: The Leader’s Guide
Appendix #2: The Vision of the Worship Studio
Appendix #3: There is a Non-Physical Reality


Endorsements:

This is a remarkable book. If there is another even remotely similar, I have not seen it. It speaks to a largely untouched area in our society and represents the happy and significant fact that God has left no venue in our world without a witness of His cosmic plan, His eternal kingdom. Thanks matt for your strange and remarkable “hobby”, for your wonderful understanding of the whole, big story of God and human redemption and, most of all, for your willingness to put it in print for all of us.
Jack Taylor, author, Christian leader and President of Dimensions Ministries

Unlocking the Heart of the Artist is a must read for those who have had their creativity blocked or dormant as well as those wanting to take the next step in advancing His Kingdom through their own creative expression. As one who leads prophetic art and creativity seminars, I will be encouraging my students to devour every morsel of this amazing book.
Janice VanCronkhite, nationally acclaimed artist and speaker


About the Author:
Matt Tommey is the founder and visionary for The Worship Studio – a movement to raise up creative, Spirit-led artists in the Body of Christ who are committed to pursuing personal wholeness, engaging the Holy Spirit in their creative expression and developing artistic skill. He is also a worship pastor, entrepreneur, basket maker and member of the Southern Highland Craft Guild in Asheville, NC.

As a father to artists, Matt has a vision to raise up an army of artists to reveal God’s glory in the earth through their unique creative expression. Matt has been engaged in creative ministry for over 15 years and lives in Asheville, NC with his wife, Tanya, and their son Cameron.