How does poetry impact our spiritual formation, as well as our ability to read the Bible? The challenging text of the slaughter of the innocents in Matthew 2 offers a powerful case study.
Check out my new poem "A Turn in the River," and learn about the ancient (and Biblical!) poetic form known as chiasm.
God spoke to me, and surprised me, through my own words as well as the words of a colleague this past week.
How does poetry help us to know God, as well as ourselves? And how can we find new treasures in ancient words? This Trinity Sunday sermon, which weaves together ancient and more modern poetry, explores these questions through three key Biblical words.
Check out these poetry readings in celebration of National Poetry Month, which demonstrate how poetry can connect us across time and space, and offer us some much-needed perspective.
This year, I've celebrated Black History Month by learning from Black artists and poets, past present, and future. The more I learn, the more I want to learn.