The Rt. Rev. Deon K. Johnson is the eleventh Bishop of The Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. He was ordained June 13, 2020, at Christ Church Cathedral in St. Louis. (Read the Bishop's full biography.)
Bishop Deon is a dynamic and inspiring liturgist, writer, and speaker. This page is a collection of reflections, prayers, videos, and other musings by the Bishop.
Bishop Reflection: Leaning in to our stories of faith
One of the constants in my childhood was my grandmother. Coincidentally, her name was Constance Katherine Murrell Johnson. Her singing voice was the soundtrack to my childhood.
Bishop Reflection: Embracing the Spirit of Kindness
On a recent early morning walk I came across a lonely act of kindness. There was nothing special or even sophisticated about the offering. It was beautiful in its simplicity and loving in its giving.
Bishop Reflection: Listening for Echoes on your Daily Walk
Walking forces the walker to focus on the road just ahead, and more importantly it offers an opportunity, if you are open to noticing the small, unseen and often overlooked things.
Bishop Deon Johnson and House of Bishops Respond to Complaints
Bishop Deon Johnson responds to a statement regarding the accountability of bishops in The Episcopal Church.
Bishop Reflection: Leaning on Prayer
Prayer is a deeply ingrained and universal human practice that transcends cultural, race, and spiritual boundaries. It is a form of communication with the divine, a way for each of us to express our innermost thoughts, emotions, and desires. At its core the act of prayer involves seeking solace, guidance, and connection with something greater than oneself.