Pentecost Festival interview

Jonathan Evens was interviewed by the Pentecost Festival team prior to the Run with the Fire exhibition. This is what he said: Can you tell us about yourself and a little bit about the work you do?   I am a minister, writer and visual artist located in East London.  I’ve been writing poetry and short […]

Exploring the nature of Christian Art

Jonathan Evens gave the following talk about commission4mission and the nature of Christian Art at West Mersea Parish Church yesterday, as part of their Learning Supper: commission4mission was launched in March 2009 by our Patron, the Bishop of Barking, to encourage the commissioning and placing of contemporary Christian Art in churches, as a means of […]

‘Condemned’: Lent/Easter Series – Week 1

commission4mission has created a Lenten and Easter journey for 2012 using images by our artists combined with passages from Isaiah 53. Throughout Lent and for the first two weeks of Easter, we will post images and words from ‘Condemned’ here on a weekly basis. Our first image is the work of artist, silversmith, Fine Arts lecturer, and Chair of Faith […]

Dedication of ‘The Baptism of Jesus’

Yesterday, Revd. Jonathan Evens dedicated ‘The Baptism of Jesus’ by Rosalind Hore which his family have donated to St Edmunds Tyseley, through commission4mission, in memory of his father, Revd. Phil Evens, Vicar of Tyseley from 1989 – 1999. Jonathan introduced the painting and its donation to the congregation as follows: “The painting that is to […]

Commission dedication: ‘The Baptism of Jesus’

The dedication of our third completed commission – the painting ‘The Baptism of Jesus’ by Rosalind Hore will take place on Sunday 2nd January 2010, 10.00am, St Edmund’s Church, Reddings Lane, Tyseley, Birmingham B11 3DD. Rosalind Hore’s painting sees water, fish, cross, crown, dove, fire and light – all the signs and symbols of his […]