Hi, I’m Christine Woolgar. Here at Faith in Grey Places, I explore Scripture through creative writing—whether that’s poetry, prose or drama.
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Most recent posts
- A blackout poem on the Trinity (a poem)
- Three haikus on the Trinity (a poem)
- Three limericks on the Trinity (a poem)
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Browse by series
Matthew on Money: eight short sketches exploring what the gospel says about finances
Agency in Passiontide and Easter: fourteen poems exploring agency and choice in stories of Jesus’ passion and resurrection
Living with conflict: six duologues as Samuel meets with the young girl from Israel (2 Kings 5), Ezekiel, John the Baptist, Peter’s wife, Jonathan and, lastly, Jesus
Songs of the Spirit: nine poems on the fruit of the Spirit
The God who…: twelve poems celebrating God’s actions, inspired by Hebrew verbs
Cloud of witnesses: twenty letters to the people listed in Hebrews 11, from Abel to Samuel
Christmas ‘nine lessons’ poems: nine poems based on the nine readings in a traditional carol service
Advent to Epiphany daily studies: forty reflections and studies to explain Christmas (no prior knowledge assumed)
Other narrative sermons in the form of monologues
- Two Boys From Nazareth (a sketch about John the Baptist’s ministry)This is a monologue / narrative sermon based on Matthew 3:1–12. It explores repentance from the point of view of an anonymous man.
- Skandalon: Mary teaches the boy JesusA monologue based on Luke 2:41–50. Mary describes her experience and heartache from when Jesus visited the temple as a boy.
- His name is John: Elizabeth writes to MaryA monologue based on Luke 1:5–25,57–80. Elizabeth writes a letter to Mary shortly after the birth of John the Baptist.
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