Art and the Kingdom is a place to:

Connect: art, beauty, and the imagination to the Gospel

Inspire: creators and cultivators to make art that embodies the goodness, truth, and beauty of Jesus and the Gospel.

Equip: artists, intellectuals, and cultural innovators for the common good of all.


Your hosts:


Paul is the founder of the Two Tasks Institute (TTI) and author of Cultural Apologetics: Renewing the Christian Voice, Conscience, and Imagination (Zondervan, 2019) . Paul is married to Ethel and has four children.


Lucas Shipman is the founder of, Two Tasks Institute (TTI) Fellow; Arts Initiative leader at
He is a graduate of Liberty University and currently finishing a masters degree at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Natalie and has three children.
Contributing Editors:


Nathan is currently in the Philosophy of Religion PhD program at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he previously finished his Master of Divinity. Nathan currently works as a manager of the catering kitchen at Southwestern. Previously he has served in diverse ministries such as ESL teacher to refuge children, a pastoral intern, nursing home minister, and college minister.

Caleb is currently Pastor of Administration and Theology at Wadesboro Baptist Church in Ponchatoula, LA, where he and his wife, Carsyn, currently live. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Ministry at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, and hopes to continue his education in a similar field of study. Caleb loves to read and write about culture and theology.

Travis attended and graduated from Word of Life Bible Institute and The College at Southwestern with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Humanities. Travis looks forward to graduating with two Masters degrees in Spring 2018 from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Theology and Christian Apologetics. Travis is husband to Jillian and father to two boys, Shiloh and Thaddeus. He is currently the Student and College Minister of Woodlawn Baptist Church in Baton Rouge, LA.