Ruth: The Making of a Hero | A Sermon on Ruth 3-4

Ruth: The Making of a Hero | A Sermon on Ruth 3-4

I love superheroes. On the count of three, I want everyone to say the name of your favorite superhero. Got it? One. Two. Three. The truth is that we like heroes of all kinds; The super ones, and the real ones. I had a conversation with some of our high school students...
Should Women be Offended by the Story of Ruth?

Should Women be Offended by the Story of Ruth?

We finish the story of Ruth today. Read Ruth 4:7-22. Let’s be honest. This story doesn’t make much sense to us in our culture. In fact, it can be quite offensive to women. What woman wants to identify with a story in which a woman has to sell herself to a...
Fair Weather Friends

Fair Weather Friends

It’s easy to do the right thing when it is…easy, right? Let’s say you’re driving around town and you come to a stop light right next to that guy who is begging for food on the corner. It is easy to give him something to eat if you’ve just...
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