Forgiving People

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church March 9, 2019 Matthew 18:15-35 The word that is translated as “church” in this passage is the word “ecclesia”, which means “called out of”. It was a term from Greek politics. It was the name of the assembly of citizens who came together to vote for magistrates, to…

"Being Church"

Matthew 18:15-35, Romans 13:814 Sept 7, 2008 A Sermon Preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church Boise, Idaho I recognize that these texts may not strike you as THE texts a preacher might select for her first Sunday at a new church. And, I confess, dealing with conflict, forgiveness, and throwing people into prison were not the…