Spirit of Adoption

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho Pentecost June 4, 2017 Acts 2:1-4 Galatians 4:1-7 Today we celebrate the birthday of the church, as we remember the day the Spirit descended and helped a bunch of disparate Jesus followers coalesce and come together with one purpose—to proclaim the good news of God,…

Courage to Understand

A sermon preached on Pentecost at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho June 8, 2014 Acts 2:1-21 Today we celebrate the birthday of the church, as we remember the day the Spirit descended and helped a bunch of disparate Jesus followers coalesce and come together with one purpose—to proclaim the good news of God, regardless…

Done Waiting

A Pentecost sermon preached June 12, 2011 at Southminster Presbyterian Church, Boise, ID Acts 2:1-21 If you recall, last week we left our disciples standing there, jaws agape, staring into Heaven as Jesus ascended up to God. But before Jesus ascended, he told them to go and wait for the Holy Spirit to come upon…

Pentecost

May 23, 2010 A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Gen 11:1-9 Now the whole earth had one language and the same words. And as they migrated from the east, they came upon a plain in the land of Shinar and settled there. And they said to one another, “Come, let us make bricks, and burn…