Seeking the Manifold Wisdom of God on Indianapolis' Near-eastside

Field Recordings – Summer Art Program

by csmith - August 12, 2008 - 8:06 am

Historically, field recordings of music were made within a community or region in order to document and preserve the songs and music of a local culture. In America, this was done particularly in regions with a strong musical identity, such as Southern farms or the hills of Appalachia. With the prompting of a collaborative artist [...]


by csmith - October 7, 2007 - 9:43 pm

Our friend Stan Wilson has written a lovely devotional on shalom posted today on the Christian Century blog. As part of that post, he gives a snapshot of our story here at Englewood. At Englewood Christian Church in Indianapolis, pastor Mike Bowling and the congregation have agreed that he’s not going to “get called” anywhere [...]

The Neighborhood.

by csmith - September 13, 2007 - 11:04 am

Some very exciting things are going on in our neighborhood these days.  The Near-east side of Indy has been named one of six “Great Indy Neighborhoods” — not that these neighborhoods are necessarily great right now, but this initiative intends to spur development that will make the neighborhoods great.  The challenge, of course, is to [...]