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Is Secular vs. Sacred Real?

1 Corinthians 10:31, “So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

Secular vs. Sacred. It’s a dilemma that plagues many Christian Creatives. If you ever wished your body desired vegetables more than dessert, you already have a pretty good idea what this feels like. You want to write a space-opera or paint a unicorn but feel obligated to sculpt angels and write devotionals. It’s a real shame too, isn’t it? To feel like the same faith that frees you from sin chains your imagination to the pew? Well, what if I told you that God never said it had to be that way? What if I told you your faith really does free you to paint those unicorns?

As believers in Christ, we entered a new life with new habits. The problem is, we tend to bring our old habits with us. That’s how falsehoods sneak in, and this idea that the Bible labels certain things as secular and other things as sacred is just another form of legalism, spawned from the idea of earning ‘greater’ holiness. We assumed making things like cars and fantasy fiction is worldly while writing prayerbooks is Godly. However, the Bible never said that. We did.

Consider this. God’s Word says every good and perfect gift comes from the Lord. That would include all the talents and good ideas He’s given you too. If a person composes a non-religious symphony, d