Mark 1:21–27 January 29, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott I was 12 years old when I had my first argument with a minister. No one else heard the argument, least of all the minister, because it all took place in my head during worship, during the time of prayer. Our pastor was leading … More Driving Out Demons
Mark 1:14-20 January 15, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott What would it take for you to follow Jesus onto the field of battle? For us peace loving types, that’s an uncomfortable question to consider let alone answer because we don’t want to think about following Jesus as akin to a military operation, but … More What Will it Take?
Mark 1:9-11 January 8, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Don’t kids grow up fast? Last week, it seemed like Jesus was just a baby and today, here he is, fully grown and stepping out of the water after his baptism. The gospels don’t spend a lot of time on Jesus’ childhood and of … More The Doctrine of the Incarnation
Luke 2:25-38 January 1, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott I have listed today’s sermon in the bulletin as a meditation because it is really more of an extended parable than a sermon. Specifically, it is a parable about this piece of paper and what it can teach us about our redemption, the redemption … More I’ve Been Redeemed