Eat Your Vegetables

Daniel 1Zechariah 7:4-10September 26, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott Introduction I have been preaching through the historical periods of the Hebrew scriptures discussing the lessons that we can learn from each of them.  To review: we heard about the call of Abraham and Sarah to follow a God who can accomplish what seems to our … More Eat Your Vegetables

The Flaming Fiery Furnace

Daniel 3:1-30September 19, 2021Union University ChurchReverend Laurie DeMott A couple of weeks ago, I gave the ceremonial prayers at Alfred University’s convocation.  As the platform party waited to process, I watched the flock of incoming students shuffle by us to take their seats and noted, as I do every year, how awkward and self-conscious they … More The Flaming Fiery Furnace

David and Goliath

I Samuel 17September 5, 2021 Union University Church Reverend Laurie DeMott I am preaching through the historical periods of the Hebrew scriptures and the lessons we are supposed to draw from each of them.  In the stories of the father and mother of our faith — Abraham and Sarah — we learn that what seems … More David and Goliath