Sermon From Foothill In Which I Talk About My Geneva Trip

Here’s the sermon I preached on June 7, 2009.  In this sermon I tell a story from my recent trip to Geneva. I hope you enjoy hearing this sermon as much as I enjoyed preaching it.

Rev. Ben Daniel Sermon June 7, 2009 from Foothill Presbyterian Church on Vimeo.

Click here to watch a video of the worship service in Geneva mentioned in the sermon.

John Calvin’s 500th Birthday: Reason to Celebrate

At the end of this month, I will be traveling to Geneva to celebrate John Calvin’s 500th birthday, and I suppose the occasion of my pilgrimage to that city on a hill above the place where the Rhone leaves Lac Léman and begins its journey to Provence is as good a time as any to say what I like so much about John Calvin, a man remembered primarily for his stern demeanor, his commitment to the doctrine of predestination, and his abiding ability to make people feel guilty.
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