Why speak God’s Word? Why be faithful to the call to “preach the word”? I ran across this great line by poet Sean Thomas Dougherty. I don’t know much about the author. He spoke the words for himself and other poets. But it strikes me as also deeply appropriate for those who speak God’s Word. Why speak? In his poem “Why Bother?” Dougherty answers:
I was recently interviewed by a local friend for his a Sorani Kurdish YouTube channel and asked to explain the unique perspective the Christian faith brings to the understanding of the love of God. For those who don’t understand Kurdish, I’m attaching a transcript of the interview in English (God of love video transcript).