Sermons and thoughts from the the Rev Jon M White
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
It's Christ the king, but does the reign of Christ look like what we think it might?
Readings: Jeremiah 23:1-6 Canticle 16 Colossians 1:11-20 Luke 23:33-43
Following Jesus has no passive options
Readings: Isaiah 65:17-25 Canticle 9 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13 Luke 21:5-19
We are surrounded by the love of the saints, big and small, who have shaped our lives and our faith.
Readings: Daniel 7:1-3,15-18 Psalm 149 Ephesians 1:11-23 Luke 6:20-31
Life is filled with tasks and Jesus invites us to turn our penchant for busy-ness into kingdom building to show the world the grace and love of God.
Readings: Haggai 1:15b-2:9 Psalm 98 2 Thessalonians 2:1-5, 13-17 Luke 20:27-38
What might Jesus' story of the Pharisee and Tax Collector at prayer offer for understanding our own faith lives?
Readings: Joel 2:23-32 Psalm 65 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18 Luke 18:9-14
For St Luke's Day we celebrate vocations and the power of prayer
Readings: Sirach 38:1-4,6-10,12-14 Psalm 147 or 147:1-7 2 Timothy 4:5-13 Luke 4:14-21
Endurance brings the rewards of the race
Readings: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7 Psalm 66:1-11 2 Timothy 2:8-15 Luke 17:11-19
Our hopes are powerful forces for positive change and the kernel of faith
Readings: Lamentations 1:1-6 Psalm 137 2 Timothy 1:1-14 Luke 17:5-10