One Identical Stranger

We saw the film Three Identical Strangers last night. Here’s the synopsis of the film from its website: Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with fame and celebrity, however, the…

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My People

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho July 22, 2018 Ruth 1 The Book of Ruth begins by telling us the story took place during the time of the Judges, which is the book immediately before Ruth in the Bible. The Book of Judges ends with this: “In those days there was…

Perfect Love

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church July 14, 2018 1 John 4:7-21 As we’ve already discussed as we’ve read through this book, love that is of God requires us to move closer to other people because we are all connected to each other. God’s love requires our action. And all that we struggle with…

Move Closer

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho July 1, 2018 1 John 2:1-14 Last week we heard the first chapter of 1st John. Today we get most of the second chapter. And the theme of koinonia, or fellowship, that began last chapter continues in this one, even if the word does not…