A Force Awakens

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho December 20, 2015 Luke 1:5-13, 57-66 If pastors were honest about it, Zechariah is probably one of the stories we like the least. He is one of our own, a priest, serving God in the temple in Jerusalem. If you remember back to your readings…

Annunciation, the Musical

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. December 15, 2013 Luke 1:39-55 A few weeks ago, NBC aired a ‘recorded live’ presentation of the Sound of Music. And despite what the critics said, I thought it was worth it just to hear Audra MacDonald sing Climb Every Mountain. But when you’re watching…