Holy Waiting and Remembering on Holy Saturday

On this day, the in-between space between the cross and tomb of Good Friday and the discovery of an empty tomb, as death became life on Easter, we sit like the first witnesses to the resurrection. We wait. We remember. We pray. We lament. We hope. We watch. And we wait some more. Continue reading Holy Waiting and Remembering on Holy Saturday

Preaching Thoughts- Fifth Sunday in Lent- April 3, 2022

Reflections about and reactions to this week’s appointed stories for the 5th Sunday in #Lent from the revised common and narrative lectionaries, with potential insights about #discipleship, #mission, #innovation, and #stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Fifth Sunday in Lent- April 3, 2022

All Things Made New: What Might God be up to Next? – a stewardship sermon for Lent 4C

A stewardship sermon for American Lutheran in Cozad, Nebraska for the Fourth Sunday in Lent based on the Prodigal Son Story from Luke 15 and 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 in particular. Continue reading All Things Made New: What Might God be up to Next? – a stewardship sermon for Lent 4C

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

Preaching Thoughts- Second Sunday in Lent- March 13, 2022

Reflections about this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries for the Second Sunday in Lent, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Second Sunday in Lent- March 13, 2022

Preaching Thoughts- First Sunday in Lent- March 6, 2022

I hope you enjoy these reflections about this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries for the First Sunday in Lent, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- First Sunday in Lent- March 6, 2022

Preaching Thoughts- The Transfiguration of Our Lord- February 27, 2022

Reflections about this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries for Transfiguration of Our Lord Sunday, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- The Transfiguration of Our Lord- February 27, 2022

The Overflowing Abundance of God’s Mercy and Love for All of God’s Beloved- a sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

A sermon for the congregations of Zion Lutheran Church in Carleton, Nebraska and Christ’s Lutheran Church in Davenport, Nebraska for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany, February 20, 2022. Continue reading The Overflowing Abundance of God’s Mercy and Love for All of God’s Beloved- a sermon for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany