Category: Poems & Songs

  • Psalms for Doubters – Belief in the Absence of God

    Most times my doubt is stronger than my faith So often my doubt feels more like confidence –confidence my faith is in a God who isn’t there after all. I affirm the creeds the virgin birth, the resurrection the ascent into heaven and every now and again… I believe in them, too.

  • A Prayer Whispered Against The Darkness

    We kill each other all the time, often in the name of God. For thousands of years, they killed each other in the name of Jesus. Our Father And God seems far, far away, able to help us find lost car keys, but unable to do anything of actual use like rescue the hungry from…

  • [Don’t] Give Me Words to Speak

    “Give me Words to speak  Don’t let my Spirit sleep  Cause I can’t think of anything worth saying…” -Aaron Shust I don’t know what to say That hasn’t already been said I don’t know what to write That hasn’t already been read I don’t know what to play That You haven’t already heard So here’s…

  • Why Must God Be Great?

    The world is big and scary and filled with things that we can’t understand. We are small and weak and at the end of the day scared of things that we can’t understand. Worship is our exit. We have to believe that good will conquer evil that somehow in the end, we will be safe.…

  • Psalms for Doubters – Something In My Heart Believes

    Something in my heart believes Or wants to Sometimes it’s hard to tell So I take the rope again And pray there’s something at _____the top The way is dark, and sometimes lonely Sometimes the path is steep The road looks less like black and white When it appears _____at all. I had a dream…

  • Psalms for Doubters: And Yet

    I knew the answers, the replies, But no one ever asked the questions. When they did ask, they were harder, _______Stuff I was never prepared for:  _______How can God ignore an abused child’s prayer? I knew the verses, the chapters, the book But I never saw the genocide Until it hit me like a grenade…

  • Psalms for Doubters: Hey God

    Hey God They told me you’d show me where to go They said you’d always lead the way That I could count on you for direction But all I’ve been able to count on you for lately _____Is silence. Hey God They said you cause everything that happens But bad has happened And i can’t…

  • The Psalm Project

    My Old Testament Intro I class was assigned to write an original Psalm using the style in scripture. This is mine. God who loves all, ____God who is kind and gives to everyone, Where are you, God? ____And where is your spirit? Why do storms strike the coast and kill the innocent, ____And why do…

  • Online Debates, Political and Otherwise

    There once was a man named Tom Kimbelroy Fittens and he was a man who had many opinions on things ranging widely, from love to religion and politics, music, but least of all, kittens. Tom Kimbelroy thought (it was barely a whim) That kittens were better than puppies, to him. Now one day, as it…

  • In All These Things We Conquer

    The markets crash, they’re tumbling prophets on the corners are mumbling about judgment on America the free. The price of bread’s ten bucks a pound Terrorists attack and there’s the sound of the falling of America the free. but in all these things we conquer in all these things we overcome. There’s no way to…