Tempted

Matthew 4:1-11January 17, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott     The theologian Karl Barth once said, “Take your Bible and take your newspaper, and read both,” as a reminder to preachers that sermons must be relevant to current events and that current events should always be seen through the lens of the Bible.  Well, this year, I … More Tempted

Christian Nationalism

I John 2:5-6Mark 1:1-11January 10, 2021Reverend Laurie DeMott It hasn’t been a good week for America.  Granted, America hasn’t had a good week in a long long time but this past week we hit a new low as rioters smashed their way into the Capital building, shouting obscenities and threats, and some carrying the confederate … More Christian Nationalism

A Resolution

Matthew 2:1-12January 3, 2021   Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott Most years, we celebrate the start of a new year with fireworks and gatherings with friends and family, but of course, this year because of the pandemic, things were a bit different.  We had to forego our normal activities, and watch firework displays virtually on our laptops and … More A Resolution