Remembering an Abundant Future

A sermon preached at (an empty) Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho on Palm Sunday April 5, 2020 Mark 11:1-11, 14:3-9 Mark tells us the crowds quote Psalm 118 as Jesus enters Jerusalem—“Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!”. This psalm is often sung at Passover, when the Hebrew people…

The Harmony of Joy and Sorrow

    A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho April 8, 2017 Palm Saturday Luke 19:29-44 You get extra Jesus points for coming to Palm Sunday worship on Saturday night. We joke about traditions and how sacred they can be, but we know there are good reasons for tradition. I’m grateful to…