Aside from being entertaining, creative mediums play an important integrative role in our lives. There is a reason why we are moved by a scene from a movie or a lyric from a song or a character in a story. The arts serve to integrate the mind, soul, and body, connecting ideas with tangible realities in ways that inspire and motivate.
Many of formed our ideas about God in a rather abstract way, seeing spiritual beliefs more like math or science than literature or history. As if it's all about the facts--though by themselves the facts can't motivate us to action if they are divorced from the stuff of life. Creative expression helps us dwell in the intergrated space of truth statements grounded in our experiences and humanity.
So Paul took his stand in the open space at the Areopagus and laid it out for them: "I'm here to introduce you to this God.... He doesn't play hide-and-seek with us. He's not remote; he's near. We live and move in him, can't get away from him!" ~Acts 17