Sermons and thoughts from the the Rev Jon M White
Do we only find Jesus on the mountaintop in glory, or is he also in the mundane and ordinary experiences of life?
Readings: Exodus 24:12-18 2 Peter 1:16-21 Matthew 17:1-9 Psalm 2
God invites us to live as we were created and thrive or follow our own path and wither.
Readings: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Matthew 5:38-48 Psalm 119:1-8
In telling of salt and light Jesus reminds us that we work best together
Readings: Isaiah 58:1-12 1 Corinthians 2:1-16 Matthew 5:13-20 Psalm 112:1-9
We're celebrating the Feast of the Presentation and looking for signs of God's loving action in the world.
Readings: Malachi 3:1-4 Hebrews 2:14-18 Luke 2:22-40 Psalm 84
The story of Paul and Cornelius shows us how the Holy Spirit works to free us from our stuck places
Readings: Isaiah 42:1-9 Acts 10:34-43 Matthew 3:13-17 Psalm 29
We are called to offer ourselves, soul and body, to God's dream for us
Readings: Jeremiah 31:7-14 Ephesians 1:3-6,15-19a Matthew 2:13-15,19-23 Psalm 84 or 84:1-8
In Jesus we can see and understand the lives God dreams for us
Readings: Isaiah 61:10-62:3 Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7 John 1:1-18 Psalm 147
The story of Joseph shows the power of generosity to remake the world
Readings:Isaiah 7:10-16 Romans 1:1-7 Matthew 1:18-25 Psalm 80:1-7, 16-18
The story of the incarnation show us the power of God's promises to change the world
Readings: Isaiah 35:1-10 James 5:7-10 Matthew 11:2-11 Canticle 15
Where is the joy to be found not just at Christmas, but in our lives?
Readings: Isaiah 11:1-10 Romans 15:4-13 Matthew 3:1-12 Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19