The Big Reveal

Here is the sermon I would have preached on Jan 8, if we hadn’t canceled worship for the day because of weather. We will still speak about Baptism and Epiphany on Saturday, Jan 14, but I’m writing a different sermon for that day. Luke 3:1-22 Two of my favorite “churchy” holidays fall in the same…

Stumped

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho,  December 8, 2013 Isaiah 11:1-10 Matt 3:1-12 These passages have had me thinking about tree chopping this week. Sometimes it sounds like bad news. Threatening. We think about ancient beautiful redwoods chopped down in the middle of the night. We conjure up images of clear…