Sermons and thoughts from the speculative top by the Rev Jon M White
Part of God's call on us is to be stewards of the Creation, ensuring the right and sustainable use of the world's abundance for us and future generations.
Readings: Acts 11:1-18 Revelation 21:1-6 John 13:31-35 Psalm 14
Immersing ourselves in the stories of our faith brings beauty and understanding to our lives and clarity in our calling.
Readings: Acts 9:36-43 Revelation 7:9-17 John 10:22-30 Psalm 23
Conversion is an openness to seeing the world differently so that we can act differently in the world.
Readings: Acts 9:1-6 Revelation 5:11-14 John 21:1-19 Psalm 30
Acknowledging Jesus' reality isn't the same thing as living a Christ-centered life
Readings: Acts 5:27-32 Revelation 1:4-8 John 20:19-31 Psalm 118:14-29
Jesus shows us another way
Psalm Liturgy: Luke 19:28-40 Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29
Liturgy of the Word: Isaiah 50:4-9a Philippians 2:5-11 Luke 23:1-49 Psalm 31:9-16
If we claim Christ as our Lord and recognize ourselves as His body, what should the greatest accomplishments of our lives be?
Readings: Isaiah 43:16-21 Philippians 3:4b-14 John 12:1-8 Psalm 126
God's love is abundant beyond measure and our invitation as followers of Jesus is to cast that love into the world
Readings: Joshua 5:9-12 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32 Psalm 32
God may not test us beyond our powers, but there are other forces at work in our world too
Readings:Exodus 3:1-15 1 Corinthians 10:1-13 Luke 13:1-9 Psalm 63:1-8
We repent of the evil that enslaves us, the evil we have done, and the evil done on our behalf.
Readings:Genesis 15:1-12,17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35 Psalm 27
In the remembrance of what God has done stands the signposts of what God is inviting us into
Readings:Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16