Imagining New Endings

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho October 21, 2018 2 Samuel 11:1-5, 26-27, 12:1-14 It’s been said that we are to read the newspaper with the Bible in our other hand. It’s the Bible that’s supposed to interpret the news. I confess that recent news in our society are causing me…

Well Behaved Women

This is a sermon I preached many years ago in chapel at Columbia Theological Seminary, in the days before Marci had a blog.  The story of Ruth is in the Narrative Lectionary this week, and while this is not the sermon I’m preaching Sunday, it still has something to say. Ruth 4:9-10a and 13-17 1st…