Here is a wonderful poem by Mary Oliver about this great miracle of Jesus feeding the five thousand with just five loaves and two fish.
Pondering this Pandemic and the Sign of Jonah
As we live through this unprecedented pandemic, what can we learn from Jonah's time in the belly of the fish?
Sonnet for Psalm 24
Here is a sonnet that I wrote for Psalm 24, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
Mustard Seeds and Fine Pearls
What is the kingdom of heaven like? Jesus offers a number of parables to try and describe it. Here is my sermon on five of these parables, in Matthew 13.
The Dream by Anna B. Wright
A powerful and timely essay reflecting back on the day that Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated.
What the Kingdom of Heaven Is Like
What is the kingdom of heaven like? Not what we might expect. Here is a sonnet based on the description of the kingdom of heaven offered by Jesus in Matthew 13.
Sonnet for Psalm 103
Here is a sonnet that I wrote for Psalm 103, as part of my ongoing series of "Poems, Prayers, Psalms, and Promises."
The Parable of the Weeds among the Wheat
When we sow the seeds of the gospel in this world, an enemy sows weeds among the wheat. What shall we do about it? Here is my sermon on Matthew 13:13:24-30, 36-43.
Letters and Papers from Prison – Part 1
What does a pandemic and an unexpected prison stay have in common? Quite a bit, it turns out, and Dietrich Bonhoeffer's "Letters and Papers from Prison" has a lot to teach us as we live through this pandemic.
Lead, Kindly Light
This week's Poem, Prayer, Psalm, and Promise features a poem by John Henry Newman alongside Psalm 91, and is offered as an evening devotion.