The Rev. Dr. Amy Butler, intentional interim Senior Minister of National City Christian Church, in Washington, DC, preaches a sermon from the Gospel lesson for this Sunday from Mark 8:31-38. She begins: “You may have noticed that it’s Girl Scout Cookie season.” Little girls in uniform, selling mouthwatering cookies door-to-door? How can anyone resist? Girl Scout Cookies practically sell themselves. But what do you do with a marketing slogan like, “Take up your cross and follow me”?