Planting Seeds in an Apocalypse

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho March 29, 2020 Mark 13 This passage from Mark is referred to as an “apocalypse” text. People tend to think of movies like “Mad Max” when they think of apocalypse. End of the world stuff. The Walking Dead.  Left Behind books. The world we’re in…

Heaven Torn Open

A Sermon Preached at Southminster Presbyterian Nov 30, 2008 Mark 13:24-37 Isaiah 64:1-9 For those of you who were hoping for a nice, cozy, and comfortable entrance into Advent, let me apologize right now. Our texts this morning are anything but comfortable. They are unsettling. If we’re listening, we should be both excited and horrified…