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Posted May 12, 2009
"There are two amazing forces that exist in the world: Compassion for those in need and Art that helps us see beyond ourselves." - Martin Smith
At first, I saw this book and thought that it would be a great read because I saw many of my favorite singers and songwriters listed on the cover. But really, what is The Art of Compassion?
CompassionArt is a charitable project founded by musician Martin Smith of Delirious and his wife Anna. A few of the artists involved were Darlene Zschech, Chris Tomlin, Paul Baloche and Michael W. Smith.
The Art of Compassion is more than a book written about twelve famous Christian songwriters and their wonderful holiday in Scotland. Through the eyes of each of these artists, they share a glimpse from their hearts, of how it all came about, the joys and pains were real but with the help of the Holy Spirit, they were victorious.
I must confess that I get very emotional when I read or hear the testimonies of others. I hope that you will be just as inspired, as you read each chapter of this wonderful book.
Join numerous Christian artists on their journey through self-discovery and compassion, as they unite to develop an amazing album to help fund a charitable cause for the prevention of global poverty.
Posted February 15, 2009
Recorded here are the results of twelve Christian musicians who collaborated to make a difference in the world. First, they met at a retreat in Scotland where they were challenged to write a new set of worship songs that would eventually be recorded. The profits from these songs would go to fund charities around the world. The motive is to love the world enough to make a difference. They pledged to tackle a world filled with great need. This book grew from that song-writing retreat.<BR/><BR/>Each story of compassion is told in its individual chapter, so that the book reads like a short story collection. These artists put worship into action. Their inspirational stories are diverse and interesting to read.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted April 23, 2009
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