Analyzed was the art educator’s belief system in connection with pedagogical practices of art teaching in the areas of art history, art criticism, and art making. This qualitative case study analyzed one art education professor who teaches at a Protestant Christian Church of Christ affiliated university. People are behaviorally and psychologically complex to a point that we cannot separate ourselves from our values, beliefs, and assumptions. This research utilized literatures from art education, teacher belief research, and Christian theology, analyzing the interconnectedness of personal and professional belief systems in shaping and influencing pedagogical practice in art education! In education, beliefs influence what, why, and how something is taught.