For many years Art Bush has had the opportunity to speak and sing for Christ on the road. For the first 11 years he traveled with a group called "The Jackson Brothers" and in that time recorded 5 albums. Art has released 15 solo recordings since that time and has assisted with other recordings as a background vocalist.
In addition to this, Art has been speaking to young and old alike over the years in a variety of settings. Art has done High School assembly programs, sung in city parks and on college campuses, and shared just about anywhere the opportunity presented itself. Art continues to minister in many different settings by using a wide variety of musical styles utilizing keyboards, 12 string and 6 string acoustic guitars.
After earning a degree in Mechanical drafting and design from a technical school in Pittsburgh, PA, Art began his ministry education at Eastern Christian College, in Bel Air, MD. He further pursued his education and graduated from Great Lakes Christian College, in Lansing, MI. Art received the Church Growth Award from the National Church Growth and Research Center in Washington, D.C. for recognition as an outstanding student in the field of evangelism and Church growth. In October of 1993, Art was presented with the Distinguished Alumni Award by the Alumni Association of Great Lakes Christian College. In 2006 Barnabas Ministries presented him with the Encourager Award for the ministry he continues to perform among the Churches. Art was ordained October 3, 1971 into the ministry by the First Christian Church in Turtle Creek, PA.
After working in Public Relations for Eastern Christian College for 3 ½ years, Art began his work with "Operation Evangelize Ministries" in 1976. In 1991, at the close of that ministry, Art established his own ministry based in Chesapeake, Ohio, Art Bush Ministry Inc. is sustained by the offerings and the monthly support of various Churches and individuals.
It is a special wife and family that allow Art to perform this kind of ministry. Art and Jean have been married for 35 years and have two children. Art stands for the proclamation of New Testament Christianity. Art states, "The communicative power of music must not be minimized. Music is a valuable and important tool for the Church today to communicate its great message. We must be sure not to surrender it but rather use it to encourage and build up lives for Christ