This work of poet and Christian theologian Jerome Blanco holds the tension of devastation in the world with the promise of God’s restoration from Joel 3.
Beginning with Joel 1 and then expanding to the entire book, poet GC Waldrep explores the divine act of artistically creating while addressing the book’s warnings of destruction in this stunning long poem.
Poet Lauren Russell explores heartbreak, despair, and the impossible as inspired by Psalm 22:20-21.
Multi-talented artist Janielle Kastner explores the similarities between us and those whom we would distance ourselves from in this vulnerable and raw poem based on Jude 1:5-7.
Playwright Caroline Turner Cole explores Jude 1:20-23 through the lens of addiction and the path of recovery in this one act script with a reading performed by Stacy Ann Strang, Alexandra Hulme, and Taylor LeBaron.
Comedian Paul Schissler explores the unseen side of the comedian’s life in response to Ecclesiastes 4:13-16.
Iv Amenti’s ‘silent film’ contemplates the juxtapositions of reality and dreams, foolishness and wisdom found in Ecclesiastes 5:3.
Crystal Irby’s poem in response to Ecclesiastes 3:3 examines the painful road to hope and healing.
Poet Darryl Ratcliff dreams of a life-filled future while wrestling with current injustice in response to Ecclesiastes 9:4.
Cartoonist Drew Dernavich explores chance, fate, and absurdity in this work he created in response to Ecclesiastes 9:11: I have seen something else under the sun: The race is not to the swift or the battle to the strong, nor does food come to the wise or wealth to the brilliant or favor to the learned;…