We Americans are much slower to see the idols of our own times and cultures.
Michael Stalcup is a biracial Thai American missionary living in Bangkok, Thailand. His poetry has been published in Sojourners Magazine, Commonweal Magazine, Ekstasis Magazine, PAX, and elsewhere. He co-leads Spirit & Scribe, a workshop integrating spiritual formation and writing craft. Read more of his poetry at michaelstalcup.com.