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Check out these spoken word films by poet Dai Woolridge, creatively bringing the Bible to life.

A Dylan Thomas inspired poem in response to Corona Virus || Dai Woolridge

In this time, we cannot escape the sheer devastation of the coronavirus. It has reminded us of our fragility and, tragically, so many have fought for their final breath. It is a stark reminder that though we are home to the ruach of God, we are formed from the dust.

This is a Villanelle inspired by Dylan Thomas’ ‘Do not go gentle into that good night’. It’s a poetic response to our current crisis. It is a plea to those in charge, a pep talk to the courageous frontliners, and a prayer to those fighting for their breath, to ‘breathe, breathe, against the final breathed out breath.’

(Job 33.4)

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Eden is a spoken word film, telling the story of scripture in four beats – creation, fall, redemption and new creation. Written and performed by Dai Woolridge, the story captures the essence of the Gospel narrative and the Bible story in under 5 minutes.

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Dai takes us on a journey through Scripture, from 'mess' to Messiah, showing us the Christmas story afresh in his usual lyrical and imaginative style.

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Mary's Song

Every year Dai Woolridge has taken on the challenge to present the Christmas message through the medium of spoken word.

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