Ninevite Lives Matter

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho November 6, 2016 Jonah 1:1-17; 3:1-10; 4:1-11 We humans often have a bad habit of “othering” people. By that, I mean we look at someone’s life that seems very different than our own, and we place them in some category at a remove from our…

A House United

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church on June 7, 2015. Mark 3:20-35 The gospels of Matthew and Luke start out the story of Jesus with accounts of a little bitty baby in a golden fleece diaper, shepherds or angels in attendance. They give us a while to get used to this Jesus. That is…

One Flock, One Shepherd

A Sermon preached at Boise Presbytery meeting May 14, 2011 John 10:1-19 We are in good company when we disagree over interpretation of Scripture. In our text this morning, we’re told that the community was divided because of Jesus’ words. They weren’t even dealing with issues of translation or cultural context, as we must, when…