Matt Rodriguez
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  • Dallas, TX
  • United States
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Organization or Business Name
Rodriguez Project
Contact Email
matt@rodriguez.la
Website
http://www.rodriguezproject.com/
Art Interests
Arts Ministry, Arts Organization, Education, Graphic Design, Illustration, Media, Painting, Theology, Web Design
Artist / Personal Statement
My goal is to "share the heart behind my art." In doing so, I create graphic designs and written prose describing spiritual topics.
Accomplishments / CV
I am the Creative Communications Specialist at Park Cities Presbyterian Church. I designed the Arts Festival online gallery at www.artsfestivalgallery.org. I also serve on the Board for the Arts Festival ministry. And I recently taught at our Art+Spirit discussion series on "The Content of Art in Christianity."

I also am the founder of an evangelistic art blog at www.rodriguezproject.com. I create digital illustrations and then accompany each art piece with a written prose discussing various spiritual topics.

Regarding education, I graduated with a Masters in Media and Communication from Dallas Theological Seminary in 2010.

You can reach me online at: www.facebook.com/aboutmattrodriguez
www.twitter.com/rodriguezprojec

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Matt Rodriguez's Blog

Bible Pictures

Posted on May 25, 2012 at 10:06am 0 Comments

A picture is worth a thousand pixels. Everyone loves images. In email, images spice up the sender's message. On websites, graphics give splashes of color. And from our phones, we capture photos and enjoy sharing them with our friends. Pics are cool.



Using images to communicate important messages is commonplace. So it's no wonder we see images in Scripture. The Bible is full of pics.



One powerful image is when Jesus washed His disciples' feet. Dirty, grimy, and smelly feet.… Continue

The Bible and Our Luggage

Posted on May 23, 2012 at 8:20pm 0 Comments

Everyone carries luggage. Those memories of past mistakes we carry around. Those hurts we endured for years. Weaknesses we can't seem to fix but others are quick to point out. Everyone has luggage.



Instead of letting others help, we close our lives. We carry our burdens alone. Quietly. Afraid to let others inside. We wince at letting them see the real us, luggage and all.



As time passes, we grow used to our luggage. We find sophisticated ways to hide it or laugh it off.… Continue

The Greatest Love Story

Posted on May 21, 2012 at 8:17pm 0 Comments

You and I love love. We need it. Crave it. Offer it to our families. And hope to receive it.



We all admire stories demonstrating true love. The kind that is real. Sacrificially given despite difficulty or even tragedy.



One ancient love story is found in the biblical book of Ruth. Having lost her husband, Ruth decided to leave her country Moab and follow her mother-in-law Naomi to Bethlehem. They arrived during the barley harvest, which was ripe for love.



Ruth… Continue

Scripture Sings Grace

Posted on May 20, 2012 at 2:42pm 0 Comments

Grace is amazing. Always has been. Always will.



So what is grace? And if it could be heard, what would it sound like? What is this melody we call grace?



No other voice better represents grace than Jesus's. While hanging on a cross, Jesus responded to one thief's request. The thief humbly asked Jesus to remember him in His Kingdom.



Instead of critiquing this criminal, Jesus sang grace into this man's soul. Let's hear what He told this thief.

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At 9:49pm on April 4, 2012, Melissa Beck said…

great topic to discuss on your blog post!

At 1:17pm on April 4, 2012, Matt Rodriguez said…
My latest post discusses the difference between morality and Christian spirituality. Let me know what you think! http://www.rodriguezproject.com/
At 7:51pm on March 1, 2012, Matt Rodriguez said…
My latest blog post discusses why sin is a problem. Let me know what your thoughts are. Read the post at www.rodriguezproject.com.
At 8:01pm on February 28, 2012, Matt Rodriguez said…
Check out my latest art post about sin at www.rodriguezproject.com. Let me know your thoughts.
At 9:18am on December 23, 2011, Calvin Jeffrey Duke (Jeff) said…

 Matt, I hope you have a Merry Christmas and a great holidays!...Jeff Duke

At 6:59pm on December 16, 2011, Matt Rodriguez said…
For those interested in Photoshop, Michael Ninness has a great tutorial course on lynda.com.
 
 
 

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