A Modest(y) Proposal

I promise I would love to be done talking about dress codes and what people wear. I would. (Here are some other posts I’ve written. This one about Beyonce. This one about Hurricanes and covering shoulders. Or that time a woman was forced to take off clothes because she was wearing too many. And when Pope…

Pursued by Goodness and Mercy

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho June 25, 2017 There are so many images in this psalm, and each of them is lovely and memorable. It’s not surprise it is one of the most famous passages of scripture. Is there one for you that resonates more than another? Lately, I’ve been…

Programmed to Praise

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho June 10, 2017 Psalm 100 Today we begin a series of sermons on the Psalms. While I’ve preached from the Psalms before, including my very first sermon I preached when you called me as pastor 9 years ago this past week, you are more likely…

No Man’s Land

Since the movie was released last Thursday, I’ve seen Wonder Woman twice. So far. “Love” isn’t enough of a word for the way I feel about that film. The reverberations it is having in my life are strong. I suspect I will be feeling it’s impact for days to come. That may sound strong for…