Beauty as Oxygen, Part 2
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Today we are continuing the conversation with special guest Wesley Vander Lugt and Steve, as they continue to discuss beauty as oxygen and Kinshop Plot, a mission that is all about the deep belonging, resonant relationships, and entangled identities that bring us fully alive.
Thanks for joining us in today’s conversation!TODAY’S GUEST - WESLEY VANDER LUGT
Wes is a pastor, theologian, writer, educator, nonprofit leader, and arts advocate with a passion for beauty, slowness, cultivation, kinship, and theodramatics.
Wes currently works as the Acting Director of the Leighton Ford Center for Theology, the Arts, and Gospel Witness and Adjunct Professor of Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Charlotte. He is also the Co-Founder of Kinship Plot, a community of learning and practice who imagine and embody resonant relationships of every kind.
Wes holds a PhD in Theology, Imagination, and the Arts from the University of St Andrews. His publications include Living Theodrama: Reimagining Theological Ethics, and he is currently working on a book called Beauty is Oxygen: How Buffered, Battered, and Bored Souls Can Breathe Again.
Learn more about Wes on his website - www.WesleyVanderLugt.com
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN PODCAST
Kinship Plot - founded by Wes and his wife Stephanie
Music Break at 16:05: Serse (Xerxes), HWV 40: Larghetto - from the Album Klassiska Favoriter
Music Break at 33:43: Create In Me- written by Terry Talbot.
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