Edge of Faith March 2017 - Page 2

Makoto Fujimura

Silence and Beauty

Makato discusses the movie Silence, Shisaku Endo’s book, “Silence” and his own new book, “Beauty and Silence”.

Kimberly McOwen Yim Refuse to Do Nothing

Kimberly talks about modern day slavery and her book, “Refuse to Do Nothing”.

Rhondda Robinson

Thomas Claiming Exodus

Rhonnda shares a fascinating historical dichotomy of perspectives in her book,

“Claiming Exodus: A Cultural History of Afro-Atlantic Identity, 1774-1903”.

Sarah Safari

Climbing Mount Everest through the Quake

Sara has a conversation with AOF about her heroic experience on Mt. Everest as she climbed the mountain to bring awareness to the Nepali girls and sex trafficking, and finds herself in the middle of a terrifying earthquake.

Table of Contents

"I saw the angel in the marble and carved

until I set him free." - Michelangelo

Welcome to Issue I of "Edge of Faith", as we begin our journey to explore great art, movies, short stories, music, historical tidbits, global awareness and a biblical worldview of art and culture. Our quest is to provide you with the thoughtful imaginations of the visual artist, the theological examinations of the poet, the heart for God poured out by the author, the idea of Shalom from the Father and the need of his hands and feet to move His Word and desire around the globe. To move church and art closer to one another and open the expanse of the creations seeds of creativity provided by the Father.

In Genesis 1:28 it states:

And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth

It is our command from God to continue to develop His creation.

Being created by God means we are the created, not


Cover art: Rachel Williams and Matt Kime

Senior Editor: Michael Porter

Editor: Anne Porter

Senior Marketing Director: Anne Porter

Transcriptions: Madison Williams

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