“Faith is Active, Not Passive”- a stewardship sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 29- Year C)

“Faith is Active, Not Passive”- a #stewardship sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 29C) for Immanuel Lutheran in Omaha based on Luke 18:1-8, for October 16, 2022. Continue reading “Faith is Active, Not Passive”- a stewardship sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 29- Year C)

“God’s Life Changing Love is Real- Thanks be to God”- a stewardship sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 28C)

“God’s Life Changing Love is Real- Thanks be to God” – A #Stewardship Sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost based on the healing of the 10 Lepers (from Luke 17:11-19) Continue reading “God’s Life Changing Love is Real- Thanks be to God”- a stewardship sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 28C)

“Take Hold of the Life that Really is Life”- a stewardship sermon for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26) Year C

A stewardship sermon for Family of Christ Lutheran in Kearney, Nebraska for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26C) based on Luke 16:19-31- the story of Lazarus and the Rich Man, and 1 Timothy 6:6-19. Continue reading “Take Hold of the Life that Really is Life”- a stewardship sermon for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26) Year C

Stewardship is all about relationships and being in community- a stewardship sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 25) Year C

A stewardship sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 25 Year C), based on Luke 16 and the story of a shrewd steward or dishonest manager. As prepared for Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran in Omaha. Continue reading Stewardship is all about relationships and being in community- a stewardship sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 25) Year C

God’s Mission is on the Move, and You are Part of It! – a sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

I had the privilege of being with the people of God gathered as St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska on Sunday July 3, 2022. Thank you to Pastor Kimberlee Osborn for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I was invited to preach and lead worship. As part of the sermon, I shared thoughts too about the Nebraska Synod’s Vitality … Continue reading God’s Mission is on the Move, and You are Part of It! – a sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Looking Forward: Living & Serving as Disciples of Jesus and Stewards of God’s Love – a sermon for the Third Sunday after Pentecost

A stewardship sermon for the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost for the people of God gathered as St. Paul Lutheran in Auburn, Nebraska. Continue reading Looking Forward: Living & Serving as Disciples of Jesus and Stewards of God’s Love – a sermon for the Third Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching Thoughts- Fourth Sunday in Lent- March 27, 2022

Initial reflections about and reactions to this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship for the 4th Sunday in Lent. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Fourth Sunday in Lent- March 27, 2022

Preaching Thoughts- Third Sunday in Lent- March 20, 2022

Reflections and first reactions about and to this week’s appointed stories for the Third Sunday in #Lent from the revised common and narrative lectionaries, with potential insights about #discipleship, #mission, #innovation, and #stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Third Sunday in Lent- March 20, 2022