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Poems by John Janzen

Covid Level Care
I have been thinking much about the efforts applied to stifle this persistent virus. I wondered what that effort might entail applied in other areas of life and ultimately in our relationship with the Lord.

If the Dead Could Speak
Based on Luke 16:19-31. Hurting for those who've lost loved ones, not serving the Lord. If they could send one message back to the living, what would it be?

Ready, Aim, Fire! first in poetry contest
Taking a shot in life requires readiness, steadiness and courage to pull the trigger. This poem explores a few different approaches to choices or shots taken in the Christian life.

Covered first in poetry contest
What peace we are afforded being covered by the blood of Christ, cleansing us of guilt and shame.

Just a Man
Tammy Wynette released "Stand by your Man" in 1968. It became one of the best selling songs by a woman in Country music history. One of the lines goes "after all, he's just a man". I play off this idea thinking about what God can do with "just a man".

Ode to the Church Meeting first in poetry contest
How we have yearned to meet as a body for worship these last 3 months under Covid - 19 restrictions.

The Cross will Cost
Sometimes I find the Christian path inequitable. This poem is a reminder that I need to consider eternity over equality.

Best Laid Plans finalist in poetry contest
God has a remarkable way of producing life from death. He creates a calm in the midst of calamity and is able to bring about a blessing in the turmoil of disaster.

Going Fishing first in poetry contest
The Gospel is ready in and out of season, are we?