Selah

Selah Psalm 46 November 22, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott For the past six weeks, I have led an adult study on Methods of Biblical Interpretation, and when I began my study, I told the class that each week on the following Sunday, I would preach a sermon using the approach we had … More Selah

A Liberating Gospel

Luke 4:16-30 November 8, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott I received my training for ministry at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School which has a long tradition of equipping ministers for work in social justice and so as part of our curriculum, we read the works of Walter Rauschenbusch, the founder of the Social … More A Liberating Gospel

Blurry Vision

Blurry Vision Mark 8:22-26 Nov 1, 2015 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott The 19th century biologist Ernst Haekel once proposed that “ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny.”  In regular English, what he meant was that while you were in your mother’s womb, for a while you looked like an amoeba, then a sea squirt, then a fish, … More Blurry Vision