Galatians 3:27-29June 27, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott Some time ago, in the pre-pandemic years when people went out to eat, I was at a fancy restaurant for a family celebration of some sort when the couple at the next table ordered Sannakji. A few minutes later, the server brought out a dish of raw … More Discomfort and Moral Decision Making
II Corinthians 4:7-11I Corinthians 15:51-54 Union University ChurchJune 20, 2021 Reverend Laurie DeMott Today is the longest day of the year and today summer officially begins. It is finally safe to put away your snow shovels, to switch out your long johns for shorts, and enjoy the outdoors. When I was a child, before the days of … More Phytoliths
Genesis 28:10-17; Luke 7:36-50June 13, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott One of the central paradoxes of the Christian faith is that we talk a lot about God guiding us, helping us, and being with us in times of trouble, and yet for all of our talk about God’s presence, most of us have had few, … More Pay Attention to Your Tears
I Corinthians 6:12 June 6, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott I want to begin by asking you a question. It seems to be a simple question, but I want you to consider it carefully before you answer. “Is there a Christian ethic?” In other words, is there a set of ethical principles that you must adhere … More All Things are Legal?