Who is the Good Samaritan? Luke 10:25-37 October 25, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Jesus told a lot of parables but perhaps more than any other, the parable of the Good Samaritan lies at the core of how we think about ourselves as Christians. We are the ones who are supposed to stop … More Who is the Good Samaritan?
“If You Wish to Follow” Luke 9:21-27 Oct 18, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott The disciples had just entered the big time. For months they had been following Jesus around Galilee, listening to his stories, and watching him work, and finally Jesus decides that they are ready to try it on their own. … More If You Wish to Follow
II Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 18:9-14 October 11, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Do you suppose the Pharisee standing in the Temple praying noticed that he was so swelled with pride that he was in danger of bursting? He certainly noticed the abject state of the man with whom he shared that Temple sanctuary … More Noticing, Naming, and Neutralizing
Psalm 8 October 4, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott About 2000 years ago, in what is today western Illinois, a group of Native Americans buried a young bobcat wearing a necklace of bear teeth and shells. Archaeologists speculate that the villagers may have begun taming the bobcat, one of the … More Little Less than the Angels