Category Archives: Poetry

The Good News of God’s Welcome

This poem was originally written in 2016. I revised it on Holy Saturday 2022 for Easter Sunday with Williamsburg Christian Church. Born a child in a manger,Son of Mary and Son of the great I Am,Outcast as a stranger,He extended God’s welcome … Continue reading

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And the Sun Stands Still

As the pandemic continues my friend Cheryl McCarthy leads a night watch prayer during the midnight hour. She is the director of Ananias Project, a prayer ministry for Fresh Expressions US. After last night’s prayer call, I couldn’t sleep. I … Continue reading

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Jesus Will Be

“He may fit ‘inside’ our hearts,
But he will not fit inside our preferences.
He may stoop down to us in love,
But he will not comply with our politics.”

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It Will Be Done

We were born in a system doomed to fail built on the back of oppression hidden in a fairy tale of greed-laced delusion, seduction and confusion. It’s easy to forget where we belong. The promises of empire and disordered desire, … Continue reading

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Crown Him

Crown him when you’re lonely. Crown him when you’re afraid. Crown him when you’re angry. Crown him when you’re in pain. Crown him when you’re in good company. Crown him when all is well. Crown him when you’ve taken courage. … Continue reading

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