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…

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Looking For Land

A sermon preached at Southminster Presbyterian Church in Boise, Idaho Sept 8, 2018 Gen 6:5-22, Gen 8:6-12, Gen 9: 8-17 Our Narrative Lectionary year begins today, not with the story of creation in Genesis, but with a story of destruction. This story, where the earth is buried and drowned under the waters of a divine…