Pursued by Goodness and Mercy

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho June 25, 2017 There are so many images in this psalm, and each of them is lovely and memorable. It’s not surprise it is one of the most famous passages of scripture. Is there one for you that resonates more than another? Lately, I’ve been…

Making Me Lie Down

A Sabbath Sermon from Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho Psalm 23    (trans. by Robert Alter) The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. In grass meadows He makes me lie down, by quiet waters guides me. My life He brings back. He leads me on pathways of justice for His name’s sake. Though…

Bold Sheep

A sermon preach April 29, 2012 at Southminster Presbyterian Church, Boise, Idaho. Acts 4:5-31 Psalm 23 John 10 The day before our story in Acts begins, Peter and John were walking into the Temple in Jerusalem and a lame beggar, who had sat at the gate every day for years, asked them for a handout.…