From Disciples to Apostles

Mark 1:16-20; 3:13-19 January 24, 2016 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott There was once a young man who led a wild life. He cared little for the feelings of others, cultivating their favor when it suited his needs and casting them aside when he was ready for other pleasure. This selfish lifestyle concerned his … More From Disciples to Apostles

Outward Bound

Mark 1:12-13 January 17, 2016 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Martin Luther, the famous Protestant Reformer lived in the German state of Saxony-Anhalt, now central Germany. If you were to toodle around that region today, you might stumble upon a sandstone rock nearly 1000 feet tall and on the top of that massive hill, … More Outward Bound

Prepare the Way

Mark 1:1-11 Janurary 10, 2016 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott “Prepare the way of the Lord, make his paths straight.” These words are the words we usually hear during Advent along with sermons telling us that we must prepare ourselves for the coming of Christ into our world. Every December, we preachers trot out … More Prepare the Way

New Year’s Resolutions

John 1:1-18 Jan 3, 2016 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott It is a tradition upon the arrival of January 1st to make resolutions concerning desires for improvement in the coming year. And it is nearly as dependable a tradition for columnists, commentators, and preachers to pontificate upon the tradition of making resolutions. I would … More New Year’s Resolutions