The best preachers are poets, using words to open up windows in the minds and souls of those listening to a world ignored and unseen by a world mesmerized by trinkets and tech.
As such, they subvert the status quo. They jam the machine. They point us to the Holy and invite us to participate.
Poet Malcolm Guite says it better, so here’s a brief video of this wonderfully alive hobbit of a man telling of how poetry jams the machine.