Hope Believed

  Easter Sermon April 16, 2017 Luke 24:1-12 The gospel writers don’t agree about every detail as they tell the story of Jesus. There are some big differences, in fact. And that doesn’t bother me too much. Each of the gospel writers sees different things in the story of Jesus. And that’s okay. Honestly, it…

When the Dust Settles

Job 14:7-15 Job 19:23-27 A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. July 17, 2016 We are in the middle of the Book of Job, the parable prose poem that addresses what happens after tragedy strikes. For Job, who has lost his family, his flocks, his fields, his everything—Job’s first response is to…

Looking for Land

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church at Sabbath Worship on Feb 21, 2015 Genesis 7:6-24 Genesis 8:6-12 Genesis: 9:8-17 I’ve always found it interesting how we like to put the story of Noah in children’s nurseries and on the cover of children’s bibles. Yes, there are pairs of animals and rainbows in the story.…