Birthright of Abundance

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho July 5 2020 Genesis 25:19-34 As a mother of sons, not twins, but sons, I confess that this passage gives me pause. My boys are wonderful young men, and I can’t quite imagine Elliott trying to buy Alden’s birthright for a chicken burrito, but I…

Wife Swap–Genesis Style!

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho July 24, 2011 Gen 29:15-28 When I read this story, I feel like I’ve just read someone’s diary and exposed the hidden secrets of a family. It just doesn’t seem right. Surely Rachel and Leah deserve some privacy so that they can deal with the…