Each Other’s People

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church October 12, 2019 Ruth 1 This story, we’re told, takes place during the time of the Judges. A famine in the land caused Naomi and her family to leave the Promised Land and go back across the river to Moab, modern day Jordan. Her husband, Elimilech, and then…

The Found

A sermon preached at University Presbyterian Church in San Antonio, TX Sept 16, 2019 Luke 15:1-10 note–this weekend, Covenant Network hosted an event at University Presbyterian in San Antonio. I am thankful to their pastor, Dries Coetzee, for allowing me to preach in worship Sunday after the event. UPC was my church home in college.…

How We Abide

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho. Aug 25, 2019 Gen 2:1-3 John 15:9-17 As I mentioned last week, in one of the versions of the Ten Commandment stories, we’re instructed to Observe Sabbath because God rescued us from slavery in Egypt. Sabbath becomes a political statement against slavery, and against economies…