Kent Sanders | Equipping Artists & Creatives

Equipping Artists & Creatives

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Five Reasons I Started Blogging and Why You Should, Too


This is a guest post by Jennifer Hawks, who is a wife and full-time working mom from St. Louis, Missouri. She is a 2012 graduate from St. Louis Christian College and enjoys writing as she journeys through life. You can connect with her via email, her blog, and Facebook. Let’s be honest. Blogging is something […]

Please Take My 2015 Audience Survey

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I want to make sure that I’m producing content that meets your needs. In order to do that, I need your feedback. I’ve created my 2015 Audience Survey to give you an opportunity to share some insight into your interests and the best ways I can help you. The results of the survey are completely anonymous, […]

3 Frustrations of Every Artist (And What to Do About It)


I’ve worked with creative people my whole life. During junior high and high school I was a part of many different bands, choirs, and stage productions. In college I began to play guitar, lead worship, and travel with performing groups. In my 20’s, I worked with all kinds of creative people as a creative arts […]

5 Ways You May Be Killing Your Own Self-Esteem


This is a guest post by Anna McConnaughhay. She is a writer and college senior whose passion is to help others move forward and inspire growth in their lives. (She also happens to be one of my students!) You can connect with Anna at her website, Annamotion, as well as email, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram […]

You Can’t Do This Alone (Really, You Can’t)


  When you think of the word “artist,” what comes to mind? Most of us picture a solitary figure, alone in the studio or in front of a computer, toiling away to produce their art. But that’s not how creativity really works, and it’s not how great things are accomplished. Almost everything noteworthy in human […]

How to Make Time for the Creative Work You Love


  One of the best episodes of the original Twilight Zone series is “Time Enough at Last.” Burgess Meredith plays Henry Bemis, a man who is obsessed with reading. One day at his job as a bank teller, he goes to the bank vault to read during lunch. Suddenly there is a violent explosion that […]

7 Things No One Told Me About Self-Publishing (Part 2)


This is Part 2 of a post sharing what I’ve learned from self-publishing my book The Artist’s Suitcase: 26 Essentials for the Creative Journey. Click here to read Part 1. In Part 1, I shared three important lessons about self-publishing. These lessons are: 1. Give yourself at least twice as much time as you think […]

7 Things No One Told Me About Self-Publishing (Part 1)


Last week I released my first self-published book, The Artist’s Suitcase: 26 Essentials for the Creative Journey. It was such a great joy to finish the book, hold it in my hands, and finally get to hear people’s reactions. I’ve even had people ask for a signed copy! (That’s kind of surreal.) But I have […]

The Real Reason I Wrote The Artist’s Suitcase (and a Special Deal for Launch Week)


Today is a big day for me. It’s the official launch of my book The Artist’s Suitcase: 26 Essentials for the Creative Journey, and I couldn’t be more excited! I had no idea that when I started to write the book in the Summer of 2013, it would be over two years before I would […]

4 Leadership Lessons from Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation


This is a guest post by Don Sanders. He is the Discipleship Pastor at Harvester Christian Church (St. Charles, Missouri) and an adjunct professor at St. Louis Christian College. He is also my brother, and we share a love of action movies, U2, and late night runs at Denny’s. This post is also part of […]