The Big (Un)sort

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho March 24, 2019 Matthew 22:1-14 Parables do not have only one interpretation. So hear this invitation to reach your own interpretation of this story that is at odds with mine. Do I wish Jesus were clearer in his teachings? Most days, my answer to that…

Baptismal Names

This summer at our All Church Retreat, we baptized a young man who happens to be transgender. He was able to claim the name he wanted to claim when he was baptized because he had not been baptized as an infant, with another name. Two other members of the church were also there at the…