Falling Idols

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. December 3, 2017 Daniel 3 King Nebuchadnezzar made a golden statue whose height was sixty cubits and whose width was six cubits. If my biblical math is correct, that’s about 90 feet tall, and about 9 feet wide, which is maybe not a hallmark of…

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What are we building?

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho October 29, 2017 1 Kings 5:1-5, 8:1-13 Autumn has always been my favorite season. Crunching through the leaves as I walked to school. Making big piles of leaves into which we would jump with abandon. Even raking leaves, which at times feels like a sisyphian…