Art – a universal language to preach the Word

Neil Breebaart is a Christian artist whose unique art conveys abstract Christian concepts and messages in a simple but striking way. Art Refined, his full-time ministry, was founded in 2019 with the motto, “Art with a message”. The mission is “to restore art to our Creator’s original intent; touching people’s hearts, spreading the Gospel message, and, above all, to glorify God”.

“I am not a pastor, but I do ‘preach’ through art. God brought together my love for art, my love for Him, and my love for people,” says Neil. The Lord gave him 1 Corinthians 14:10, “Undoubtedly there are all sorts of languages in the world, yet none of them is without meaning.” “I felt He was saying that art is a universal language; one that reaches across all language boundaries. It bridges the gaps between races, genders, and age groups. A good illustration can illuminate a Bible verse and stay with someone for a long time. That is what makes it such a powerful tool,” Neil explains…

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