Poetry Archives

Writing his own ‘Psalm 151’

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

You sometimes hear of a group of Christians who describe themselves as an Acts 29 church, so committed are they to extending the Bible’s narrative of apostolic faithfulness into our own times. Similarly, a new follower of Jesus Christ whom I’ve recently met might be called a Psalm 151 believer. (more…)

When Jesus pursues, none escape

Friday, August 6th, 2010

Francis Thompson’s classic poem about Jesus in pursuit, “The Hound of Heaven,” came to mind yesterday after talking with Beth about her husband’s almost-there move from Christian Science to the Cross. (more…)

Run by faith

Saturday, October 11th, 2008

Editor: New contributor Dale Darling reflects on what Hebrews 12:1 has meant in his life. “Seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses,” the verse says, “let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience (more…)