Fear, Faith, and Foxes

Luke 13:1-9, 31-35 A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. March 11, 2017 Jesus’ followers want him to answer the questions we always want God to answer for us too—why do bad things happen to good people? Let us recognize that Jesus, the ultimate “good people” is on his way to Jerusalem,…

Fox in the Hen House

A sermon preached February 24, 2013 at Southminster Presbyterian Church, Boise, Idaho. Luke 13:31-35 In the section immediately preceding what we heard this morning, Jesus is causing a ruckus. He has healed on the Sabbath, and then shamed his critics with his response to it. And shamed critics end up being angry critics. He has…