Author Archives: Michelle Pelsue

What We Do

Today we are sharing a little bit about what we do here at AEM. We encourage you to get involved and if you haven’t attended the Arts & Entertainment Institute that’s a great place to start!  

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AEM: Our Story

Welcome to our new AEM blog! We hope this is a place where you will find resources, both creatively and spiritually. AEM is committed to bringing you thoughtful articles, stories, videos and more that will encourage you in your faith as well as your creative process. Enjoy this video as we share how AEM came […]

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Power of Beauty

A few months ago I spoke at the headquarters for the largest non-profit in the world, World Vision International. As I spoke in their chapel, I challenged them to consider the role that beauty and art play when God transforms entire cultures. I showed them the often overlooked passages of scripture which make this clear […]

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Narcissism & Hollywood

So Hollywood is narcissistic?  Tell me something I don’t know, right?   Well, though we live here in Los Angeles, and we see our share of fantastically ridiculous behavior, I was recently surprised and grieved to learn more about the narcissism in this city and how it is effecting our culture at large. Now, I must […]

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God’s Imagination & the Incarnation

“The Word became Flesh” –John 1:14 “We cannot begin to live a life we cannot first imagine, and images stock the imagination’s repertoire.” –Margaret Miles, Seeing is Believing: Religion and Values in the Movies. If God has an imagination, then Christ in human form is the ultimate expression of that imagination, and the incarnation itself […]

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