Musician and podcaster Allen C. Paul is on the Creatively Christian podcast, interviewed by Andrea Sandefur. Allen and Andrea chat about encouraging and serving others through our creative pursuits. They discuss the evolution of his creative community, his books and podcast, his crowdfunding experience, and finding balance in our work. Allen also shares an encouraging word from his devotional book to wrap up. Allen C. Paul is a jazz musician and a music director at his church. He's also the host of the God and Gigs podcast and community. As an author, Allen was written God and Gigs: Succeed as a Musician Without Sacrificing your Faith and Your Art, God’s Heart: A 21 Day Devotional for Creatives. This episode can also be found on YouTube. Show Notes The following resources were mentioned in the show or are useful resources recommended by the guests. Links might be marked as affiliates, meaning we earn a commission if you buy through the link. Allen mentioned the 7 Service Steps for creative Christians:S – Stay connected to GodE – Establish prioritiesR – Respect the businessV – Visualizing your goalsI – Investing in yourselfC – Challenging yourself to growE – Evangelizing through your gift God and Gigs: Succeed as a Musician Without Sacrificing your Faith - https://amzn.to/3B8WKcR [Affiliate]Redeeming Your Time: 7 Biblical Principles for Being Purposeful, Present, and Wildly Productive - https://amzn.to/3rBJzxN [Affiliate]Your Art, God’s Heart: A 21 Day Devotional for Creatives - https://amzn.to/3oCdioz [Affiliate] Learn More About Our Guest You can follow this guest on several platforms, including: God and Gig’s Website: https://godandgigs.com/Allen’s Podcast: https://godandgigs.com/category/podcast/Allen’s Personal Blog: http://www.allencpaul.com/ Credits This show is produced by Theophany Media. The theme music is by Bill Brooks and Andrea Sandefur. Our logo is by Bill Brooks. This show is hosted by are Brannon Hollingsworth, Andrea Sandefur, Dave Ebert, and Rachel Anna. Jake Doberenz produces. Follow Theophany Media and the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.