It Depends

Mark 9:14-29 February 28, 2016 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott One of the youth group’s favorite games is a card game called “Scruples.”  In this game, a player is presented with an ethical dilemma and asked how he or she would respond to it.  For example, a card might read, “The clerk at a … More It Depends

A Grown Up Faith

[This sermon is more of a reflection on the scripture than a sermon in the classic sense. Throughout this reflection, I will be using the word, “I” but I ask you to hear this “I” as a symbol for the ordinary Christian. When I say, “I”, hear “you, me, every person who professes to be … More A Grown Up Faith

Mastering Humility

Mark 4:26-29 February 14, 2016 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott The subject of today’s sermon was to be humility. In fact, I have sitting right now on my desk at home a brilliant exposition on the subject of humility, a sermon that I wrote to explain the the positive results that one can experience … More Mastering Humility

Our Last Best Hope

Mark 2:23-3:6 February 7, 2016 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Abraham Lincoln once said, “As we keep or break the Sabbath, we nobly save or meanly lose the last best hope by which man rises.” Lincoln tells us that if we keep the Sabbath, we can save the world and if we break the … More Our Last Best Hope