A Holy Priesthood

Excerpts from Exodus 28 October 29, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott Wow, as I listen to the long descriptions of the priestly garments that God orders Aaron to wear, I can’t help but think, “I’m glad I am a Protestant minister and not an Israelite priest. Those robes must have been sweltering in … More A Holy Priesthood

The Myth of Scarcity

Exodus 16 October 22, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott How much must you have to have enough?  When should you worry that you don’t have enough and when should you consider whether what you have is too much? The story of manna in the wilderness is a story about what is enough.  It … More The Myth of Scarcity

Us Only?

Genesis 17:1-8, 15-19; 18:9-15; 21:1-6 October 8, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott In a Calvin and Hobbes comic, Calvin says to his tiger friend Hobbes, “Isn’t it strange that evolution would give us a sense of humor? When you think about it, its weird that we have a physiological response to absurdity. We … More Us Only?

Not a Children’s Story

excerpts from Genesis 6-9 October 1, 2017 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott [Scripture Reading Genesis 6:5 The Lord saw that the wickedness of humankind was great in the earth, and that every inclination of the thoughts of their hearts was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that he had made humankind on … More Not a Children’s Story