Beauty in the Rearview

I haven’t published much lately about my birth family discoveries, mainly because some of the more recent ones are taking me a while to process. There continues to be much gift for me through all of the experiences I’ve had, whether they’ve been the joyful reunion kind or the painful answers kind.  I’m the kind…

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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…

Waiting as Justice

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho Saturday, June 9, 2018 Exodus 24:12-18, Exodus 31:12-18 Our story tonight begins where last week had begun, or maybe a different perspective of the same story. God calls Moses up the mountain, where he stays, surrounded by a cloud that looked like a devouring fire.…

Top 10 Ways to Improve Other People

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho June 3, 2018 Exodus 20:1-21 Last week, we were introduced to Moses, encountering God in a burning bush. His curiosity led to answering God’s call to lead God’s people out of slavery and into the Promised Land. We jumped over a lot of excitement, so…

The Curiosity of Call

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church on May 27, 2018 Exodus 3:1-17 Today we begin a sermon series about Moses. We will only hit some highlights (and a few lowlights). If you don’t know much about Moses, other than that he looked a lot like Charlton Heston, I hope it will inspire you to…