New Hope: A Hope Awakens

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho December 1, 2019 Jeremiah 33:14-18 Welcome to Advent! I know some of you think “Advent” is Latin for “why can’t we sing Christmas Carols yet?”, but in fact, adventus means arriving, or something about to begin. It is the beginning of the church year, and…

Voice

Today’s word is voice. This picture of me testifying at the statehouse this past winter on behalf of Add the Words is the image that comes to mind for me about voice. It is a privilege to live in a society where people can share their voice with their elected leaders. There are many ways…

Honest

Our Advent Word of the Day for today is “honest”. I was pondering what to lift up, of the many illustrations of honesty that cross my path each day, when the mail woman delivered a package from Doe Martin. She is the genius behind two of my favorite stoles (or “scarf things” as people call…