Artist and author Christ John Otto is on the Creatively Christian podcast, interviewed by Rachel Oxborough. Christ describes the importance of struggling as an artist and shares his advice to never take advice. He also dives into an important theme in his theology of art: trusting in God and living without fear. Christ (rhymes with "wrist") John Otto directs Belonging House, an international hub for artists which aims to build Jesus a throne on earth. He has published ten books for artists. Originally in pastoral ministry, he eventually found his calling as a full-time artist and encourager of Christian 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. Very God: An Artist Explores the Nicene Creed by Christ Otto: https://amzn.to/3S9AoznChrist's Poetic Theology for Artists books: https://amzn.to/3qXzc6FAn Army Arising: Why Artists are on the Frontline of the Next Move of God by Christ Otto: https://amzn.to/3BH2aOd Learn More About Our Guest You can follow this guest on several platforms, including: https://www.christjohnotto.com Credits Today's episode is hosted by artist and art therapist Rachel Oxborough. With her company ColorMeIn Wellbeing, Rachel has worked with individuals, businesses, and government programs to support mental health using art and creativity. Follow Rachel on Instagram, or Facebook. Support this show and get access to exclusive content by donating at https://www.patreon.com/creativelychristian. This show is produced by Theophany Media (https://www.theophanymedia.com). The theme music is by Bill Brooks and Andrea Sandefur. Our logo is by Bill Brooks. This show is hosted by Brannon Hollingsworth, Andrea Sandefur, Dave Ebert, and Rachel Anna. Jake Doberenz produces. Follow Theophany Media and the podcast on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.