“Get Out! Go! Go and Do Likewise!” – a sermon for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost

“Get Out! Go! Go and Do Likewise!” – A sermon for Sinai Lutheran Church in Fremont, Nebraska for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost, Sunday July 10, 2022, based on Luke 10:25-37, the story about the Good Samaritan. Continue reading “Get Out! Go! Go and Do Likewise!” – a sermon for the 5th Sunday after Pentecost

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

Relationships, Relationships, Relationships- a sermon for The Holy Trinity (The First Sunday after Pentecost)

A sermon on “Relationships, Relationships, Relationships,” for The Holy Trinity, the first Sunday after Pentecost, for First Lutheran Church in Fremont, Nebraska. Continue reading Relationships, Relationships, Relationships- a sermon for The Holy Trinity (The First Sunday after Pentecost)

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