Naming the Animals
An Invitation to Creativity
Stephen Roach Ned Bustard
Square Halo Books
OverviewA brief invitation to all people to live creative lives. Stephen Roach is host of the Makers and Mystics podcast and founder of The Breath & the Clay creative arts movement takes the reader back to the initial creative acts of God at Creation and explores the implications of Adam naming the animals, drawing out applications on how that merciful gift informs creative acts today of all kinds.
Author BioStephen Roach, founder of The Breath & the Clay creative arts movement, an international community of artists and creatives. Stephen travels as a keynote speaker and creative coach, conducting workshops and live events centered on the exploration of creativity and the spiritual life. He is the author of four volumes of poetry, an illustrated children's book titled Satchel Willoughby & The Realm of Lost Things, and Five Creativity Killers and How To Avoid Them. In addition to speaking and writing, Stephen is a multi-instrumentalist with a background in ethnomusicology and composing for film and television. His band, Songs of Water, has toured internationally and contributed music to the works of many other recording artists. Stephen lives in North Carolina with his wife, Sarah, and children Evangelyn Belle and Isaac Brighton.
Ned Bustard is a graphic designer, illustrator, and author. A few of the books he has written, illustrated, or edited include: It Was Good: Making Art to the Glory of God, History of Art: Creation to Contemporary, A Book for Hearts & Minds: What You Should Read and Why, Bible History ABCs, Every Moment Holy, and Revealed: A Storybook Bible for Grown-Ups. He is a founding member of Wheatland Presbyterian Church, creative director for Square Halo Books, and curator of the Square Halo Gallery. He and his wife, Leslie, have three daughters, one dog, and an unreasonable amount of books.