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

“So We Do Not Lose Heart”- a Stewardship Sermon for Pentecost 3B

I had the privilege and honor of being invited to visit and preach on stewardship at First Lutheran Church in South Sioux City, Nebraska today (June 10, 2018) by friend and pastor Doug Dill. Following the worship services there was also a delicious smoked pork lunch fundraiser for Leadership Lab. What follows is the majority of the manuscript I preached from, largely based on the … Continue reading “So We Do Not Lose Heart”- a Stewardship Sermon for Pentecost 3B

This Week’s Links

Tuesdays on the blog mean that I have the pleasure of sharing some links to things that I have found interesting and thought provoking over the previous week with all of you. To help make sense of all that I have read, I have grouped these links by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Neighbor Love; … Continue reading This Week’s Links

This Week’s Links

Tuesdays on the blog mean that I have the pleasure of sharing some links to things that I have found interesting and thought provoking over the previous week with all of you. To help make sense of all that I have read, I have grouped these links by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Neighbor Love; … Continue reading This Week’s Links

Grace to Us, Grace Through Us- The 2017 Nebraska Synod Assembly

The 2017 Nebraska Synod Assembly has come to a close. It was a wonderful few days in Kearney, Nebraska. We gathered around the theme, “Grace to Us, Grace Through Us.” Over the course of the three days, we prayed these words. We dug into their potential meaning, and we remembered and heard stories of God’s grace at work for us and through us. All of … Continue reading Grace to Us, Grace Through Us- The 2017 Nebraska Synod Assembly