Mark 9:2-8February 23, 2020Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott If you remember from last week, Jesus had sent the disciples out into the world to preach and heal, and when they came back from their mission, they were tired and in need of rest, but instead Jesus continued his preaching and even demanded that they use … More Awe

Loaves and Fishes

Mark 6:34-44February 16, 2020   Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott It is late.  The disciples are tired. More than tired – they are bone weary from sitting on the hill listening to Jesus teach the same material they have heard 100 times.  Though the sun is sliding down the western sky, the heat remains stifling and they … More Loaves and Fishes

Intercessory Prayer

February 9, 2020Mark 5:24-34  Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott Every Sunday, we begin our worship with prayer concerns.  We lift the names of those who are sick or struggling so that we can include them in our prayers of intercession, prayers we offer on others’ behalf.  It’s what we do; we are Christians and Christians pray … More Intercessory Prayer

The Swine Flew

Mark 5:1-20Feb 2, 2020 Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott I like to watch murder mysteries, especially ones set in England where quaint English villages apparently contain a disproportionate number of psychopaths.  In some episodes, the body count can become quite high and the manner of death thought up by the script writers is often quite … More The Swine Flew