Whitney United Methodist Church

Episode Summary The feast of all saints, or All Saints Day, is when Christians remember all who have gone before. It’s a time for remembering the great-grandparents, the aunts and uncles, the cousins and the life-long friends who have been close to us in the faith over the years. They are saints now, but they were saints when they were alive as well. Yes, saints are all believers who have chosen to follow Christ, even those who stumble a lot but nevertheless still give it their best. Put another way, saints are simply people who have chosen to point their lives in what they believeRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Episode Summary Continuing in the book of Mark, Reverend Christina this morning examines the section that focuses on what Jesus taught his disciples about serving others. Key characters in this story are the disciples James and John. Together they came to Jesus requesting honored places in Christ’s kingdom. Jesus did not subject the two disciples to ridicule for asking, but he did deny their request. Instead of assuring them a high position in the Kingdom, he explained that true greatness comes in serving others. Perhaps the request made by James and John came out of fear of Jesus’ impending death and resurrection and how thisRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Episode Summary Today, Reverend Christina begins a new sermon series with giving as its main theme. This morning she focuses on an incident in the seventh chapter of the book of Mark. Besides Jesus, the primary character in this story is a Syrophoenician woman whose ancient ancestors were enemies of Israel. The disciples asked Jesus to get rid of this Canaanite woman who had been constantly bothering them with her nagging persistence. The reason the woman seemed so desperate was her daughter in a far away location was severely ill and needed healing. The disciples showed no compassion for or sensitivity to her needs, butRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Reach Out and Trust is a faith-based 30-minute program brought to you each Sunday morning at 7:30 am and 11:30 am. Reach Out and Trust is a ministry of Whitney United Methodist Church here in Boise. Rev. Christina Thompson is the pastor at Whitney and each week brings her sermon to the radio. Each program is designed to encourage trust in the Lord and seeks to bring everyone who listens to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Episode Summary Today, Reverend Christina concludes her sermon series titled God is My Rock. She focuses on Psalms 19 and 95, which deal with worshipping and praising God, especially for physical victories and positiveRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Reach Out and Trust is a faith-based 30-minute program brought to you each Sunday morning at 7:30 am and 11:30 am. Reach Out and Trust is a ministry of Whitney United Methodist Church here in Boise. Rev. Christina Thompson is the pastor at Whitney and each week brings her sermon to the radio. Each program is designed to encourage trust in the Lord and seeks to bring everyone who listens to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Episode Summary This morning, Reverend Christina introduces a new sermon series titled “God is My Rock” and discusses various metaphorical aspects of Psalm 18. A Psalm of David, this Psalm was written to thankRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Reach Out and Trust is a faith-based 30-minute program brought to you each Sunday morning at 7:30 am and 11:30 am. Reach Out and Trust is a ministry of Whitney United Methodist Church here in Boise. Rev. Christina Thompson is the pastor at Whitney and each week brings her sermon to the radio. Each program is designed to encourage trust in the Lord and seeks to bring everyone who listens to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Episode Summary In the twelfth chapter of 2 Corinthians, we find Paul broadly describing a unique affliction God had brought upon him. Paul referred to it as a thorn in the flesh, and despite hisRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Reach Out and Trust is a faith-based 30-minute program brought to you each Sunday morning at 7:30 am and 11:30 am. Reach Out and Trust is a ministry of Whitney United Methodist Church here in Boise. Rev. Christina Thompson is the pastor at Whitney and each week brings her sermon to the radio. Each program is designed to encourage trust in the Lord and seeks to bring everyone who listens to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Episode Summary This morning, Reverend Christina continues her sermon series in 2 Corinthians. The subject is giving, something that Paul felt strongly about. In fact, Paul wanted believers in the Corinthian church to beRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Reach Out and Trust is a faith-based 30-minute program brought to you each Sunday morning at 7:30 am and 11:30 am. Reach Out and Trust is a ministry of Whitney United Methodist Church here in Boise. Rev. Christina Thompson is the pastor at Whitney and each week brings her sermon to the radio. Each program is designed to encourage trust in the Lord and seeks to bring everyone who listens to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Episode Summary Continuing in the book of 2 Corinthians, we see Paul living the kind of life he spoke about, a life in which everything he did honored God. Indeed, Christ’s love controlled hisRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Reach Out and Trust is a faith-based 30-minute program brought to you each Sunday morning at 7:30 am and 11:30 am. Reach Out and Trust is a ministry of Whitney United Methodist Church here in Boise. Rev. Christina Thompson is the pastor at Whitney and each week brings her sermon to the radio. Each program is designed to encourage trust in the Lord and seeks to bring everyone who listens to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Previous Post: Do Not Lose Heart  ||  Next Post: In Christ We Are a New CreationRead More →

Whitney United Methodist Church

Reach Out and Trust is a faith-based 30-minute program brought to you each Sunday morning at 7:30 am and 11:30 am. Reach Out and Trust is a ministry of Whitney United Methodist Church here in Boise. Rev. Christina Thompson is the pastor at Whitney and each week brings her sermon to the radio. Each program is designed to encourage trust in the Lord and seeks to bring everyone who listens to a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ. Previous Post: Treasure in Clay Jars  ||  Next Post: No Place Like HomeRead More →