Trusting God in a World of Competition

Carey Bustard | September 24, 2015

Robert Bigley enjoys a multifaceted career as a performer, administrator, and educator. He is currently executive director of the Trust Performing Arts Center and director of choral activities at Lancaster Bible College. As an actor and singer, Bigley has performed with several theater companies and choirs and has appeared in both television and radio ads. He holds degrees from the Eastman School of Music, the University of Washington, and the University of Miami. Bigley lives in Lancaster City, Pennsylvania, with his wife, Kendra, and their three children.

How would you describe your work?

My job is to know great music, to cultivate the arts in Lancaster City, and to elevate our humanity and encourage excellence among local artists. As the director of a performing arts center that serves as a venue for music, theater, and dance, I plan the season, cast the institutional vision, oversee the operations and personnel of the center, and serve as the ambassador of the organization to the community-at-large.

As an image-bearer of God, how does your work reflect some aspect of God’s work?

In church we talk a lot about what it means to be human in the bad ways. While it’s true that we’re sinful and need a Savior, it’s…

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