Introducing The Stone Collective

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The Stone Collective is a community making much of Jesus as we create art, photography, prose, poems or music that commemorate the wonderful things God does in our life. Based on the passage in 1 Samuel 7:12-14, each month we will collect Ebenezer Stones as a regular practice in the art of worship via our creativity. 
Want to join in on The Stone Collective? Create your own Stone and link up to LIVE IT OUT! Blog. #TheStoneCollective
With a heart beating so fast out of sheer joy, I introduce you to a new monthly LIVE IT OUT! feature:
The Stone Collective {A Community Making Much Of Jesus} 
I’ve gathered a handful of my writer friends whom I’ve known and loved for a while now as well as some artist friends whom I’ve swooned over their art. Together we are making it a regular practice of taking note of the great things God does in our lives and creating a collection of Ebenezer Stones.

 

We invite YOU to join in as well as we cultivate a community of those who love to create {anything!} and make much of Jesus via art, poems, prose, photography…whatever! Be sure to check out the info below to find out how you can take part in The Stone Collective.
 
Each month on the 30th I will post links to my writer and artist friend’s blogs where they share their Stones and the stories behind them. Please feel free to click around on the links below and find inspiration to begin your own Stone Collection.

Sarah’s February Stone

My very first Stone is made out of my favorite medium these days, watercolors. Though I am by no means a “for real” watercolor artist, this piece was my offering to God as a means of worshiping Him for His sweet presence in my life.  As I take the seeds that He is lovingly planting in my heart, the soil He is tilling and roughing up to plant them, I look toward the beautiful reward of obedience when one day I will present the “flowers” back to my Lord as a gift in beautiful vases. By sitting still for a couple of hours to place color on the paper, I reflected on the lessons learned and the growth developing in me. I am thankful.

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I usually keep this kind of art private as I said, again, I am not a “for real” artist. But, by sharing…by being vulnerable…I want to encourage you to let your fingers work, let your mind imagine, let your words flow to make much of Jesus with your very own creativity.

Will you take some time to celebrate what God is doing in your life by celebrating alongside of my friends? Below are some amazing women who have their own stories to tell… Click on their blog links to see what beautiful Ebenezer Stones they have created. I know you will be inspired to create your own Stone.

 The Stone Collective

 

EACH MONTH you are invited to join in and {Make Much Of Jesus} by creating your own stone. There are two ways to share:

~Take a picture of your Stone and use #TheStoneCollective hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

~Or…write a blog post and link up below. (There is also a blog button below for you to use if you like)

Too easy…too fun! Now…grab your paintbrush, your pen and paper, your camera…whatever and get creating!

 **Feel free to leave any questions in the comments. :)

 

LIVE IT OUT! Stone Collective

 



Comments

Introducing The Stone Collective — 12 Comments

  1. Thanks for hosting Sarah! Such a great idea! Enjoyed all the creative posts!! Such a blessing! I love worshiping through creativity! I joined in/ participated, too… but Ha! I did see where I titled it wrong with His Loves instead of Love … here and on my blog … LOL!! Oh well…typing too fast with excitement! Anyway… Thanks so much Sarah!!!

  2. what a blessing i accidentally stumbled across the collective stone and i am so excited…THANK GOD 4 ur innovative Holy Spirit inspired idea…how awesome i cant wait 2 get started

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