A Rescuer's Moment

This commissioned mural is on the side of Hoerr's Berean Bookstore, Peoria, Il.  The Mural was painted in November 2001. A remembrance of the tragedy of 9-11-2001, but also a tribute to the men and women who put their lives on the line daily to help their fellow man in time of need. 

God did indeed have his hand on this project, as the weeks prior to it's beginning it was cold and rainy. We week set to paint -- sunny and warm! In fact we got a suntan.

9-11-2001, Twin Towers, Ten year anniversary of 9-11
Artist feelings on 9-11-2001
9-11-2001, Twin Towers, Ten year anniversary of 9-11
The mural still stands as a dedication to all Rescue workers around the world.
   St Jude's contacted us one year to create some mermaids for their summer camp.  Notice the yard stick by one, these whimsical characters are carved out of wood and can be displayed inside, or out as long as an acrylic protection is applied about every two years.

Each mermaid can be purchased at $200.00  or all three for $500.00  Please contact us for more information.

St. Judes, Children's cancer research
Bethany Baptist Church - Edwards, Illinois
    Bethany Baptist Church congregation grew to the point where they needed a bigger building. Located on North Knoxville in Peoria, Illinois for over 40 years they purchased land west of Peoria on North Heinz Road, Edwards, Illinois. There they built a beautiful new building. David stopped and inquired about mural work.  We were put in touch with Pastor Jerry and he asked us for our ideas. In the middle of that night, Dave had 'one of those' moments! He drew up his ideas and contacted Pastor Jerry.  Pastor then commissioned us to decorate the entry way to the nursery/children's area with God's delightful creation of animals with their babies.
    This was our largest mural and one that we thoroughly enjoyed.  Not only the painting but getting to know much of the staff and some of the members of Bethany Baptist.

    "We were blessed to have Dave and Betty Webster bring their gifts and talents  to us by painting walls and columns in our Nursery entrance area.  Not only have many in the congregation expressed their pleasure with the incredible artistry that is displayed now on our walls, including three-dimensional treatments on our pillars, I was blessed to work personally with Dave and Betty and witness their hearts to serve and glorify God while serving His people with their unique abilities.  I highly recommend Dave and Betty for any church looking to transform a bland space into a world of wonder that points people to the Lord Jesus Christ.  Feel free to call me at 309-692-1755 if you would like to speak with me personally about our experience with Dave and Betty."

Jerry Sanderson

Pastoral Associate

Bethany Baptist Church ? Peoria, IL

    To Bethany Baptist - thank you so much for this opportunity to decorate for your children and thank you all the Pastors on staff for all you do for The Kingdom of God. --- dave n betty