Karla Kincannon

Karla M. Kincannon is an artist, author, teacher, spiritual director, and United Methodist minister.  Karla believes God’s gift of creativity is an essential tool for navigating the spiritual journey, and a necessary element for the corporate life of the church.  She invites others to be courageously creative as a way of knowing God, embodying God’s image, and building God’s kingdom on earth.

Karla is the founder of SpiritArt Ministries and the author of Creativity and Divine Surprise: Finding the Place of Your Resurrection. Karla lectures, leads workshops, and facilitates retreats in a variety of ecumenical settings nationwide.  She is the Director of Field Education and the Director of Vocational Formation and Church Leadership at Garrett-Evangelical Seminary in Evanston, Illinois.

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April 24, 2015

Glimpses of Grace

On a small scale, the artist experiences in the "Aha!" moment what the pilgrim knows on a larger scale. Reality is more than what can be perceived through the senses, and grace – like creativity – abounds. In the pilgrim's illuminative moment, God breaks through ordinary life to reveal a deeper, everlasting reality. The pilgrim becomes one read more