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

Preaching on Stewardship- October 4, 2020- The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday October 4, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 27- Year A)First Lesson: Isaiah 5:1-7Psalm 80:7-15Second Lesson: Philippians 3:4b-14Gospel of Matthew 21:33-46 Let’s take a look at this week’s stories and see what … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 4, 2020- The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- September 27, 2020- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday September 27, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26- Year A)First Lesson: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32Psalm 25:1-9Second Lesson: Philippians 2:1-13Gospel of Matthew 21:23-32 We are reminded in this week’s stories about who God … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 27, 2020- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday June 21, 2020- The Third Sunday after Pentecost

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for The Third Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday June 21, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Third Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 12- Year A)First Lesson: Jeremiah 20:7-13Psalm 69:7-10, [11-15], 16-18Second Lesson: Romans 6:1b-11Gospel of Matthew 10:24-39 One of the realities about stewardship and discipleship, is that … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday June 21, 2020- The Third Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- March 22, 2020- The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Friends, colleagues, preachers, ministry leaders, and people of God, greetings in the name of our crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ. A colleague of mine said these are weird new times, which they are indeed. But we are in this together. Worship will continue, but it will be different. Many (if not most of us) will be experiencing worship digitally, sharing together in God’s word … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 22, 2020- The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Preaching on Stewardship- March 15, 2020- The Third Sunday in Lent

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Third Sunday in Lent are as follows: Sunday March 15, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Third Sunday in Lent (Year A) First Lesson: Exodus 17:1-7 Psalm 95 Second Lesson: Romans 5:1-11 Gospel of John 4:5-42 Normally, I present a look at all of the lectionary texts … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 15, 2020- The Third Sunday in Lent

Preaching on Stewardship- March 8, 2020- The Second Sunday in Lent

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Second Sunday in Lent are as follows: Sunday March 8, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Second Sunday in Lent (Year A) First Lesson: Genesis 12:1-4a Psalm 121 Second Lesson: Romans 4:1-5, 13-17 Gospel of John 3:1-17 Blessing. Saving. Salvation. Promises. Life. All of these things show … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 8, 2020- The Second Sunday in Lent

Preaching on Stewardship- February 23, 2020- Transfiguration of Our Lord

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Transfiguration of Our Lord are as follows: Sunday February 23, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- Transfiguration of Our Lord (Year A), Last Sunday after Epiphany First Lesson: Exodus 24:12-18 Psalm 2 Second Lesson: 2 Peter 1:16-21 Gospel of Matthew 17:1-9 The last Sunday after Epiphany means that … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 23, 2020- Transfiguration of Our Lord

Preaching on Stewardship- January 26, 2020- The Third Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for The Third Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday January 26, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Third Sunday after Epiphany (Year A), Lectionary 3 First Lesson: Isaiah 9:1-4 Psalm 27:1, 4-9 Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Gospel of Matthew 4:12-23 As we often do, let’s take the texts … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- January 26, 2020- The Third Sunday after Epiphany

Preaching on Stewardship- September 15, 2019- The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Each week on the blog I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. Since it’s pretty late in the week this week, this week’s sampling will be a bit shorter than usual, just to try and give a couple quick highlights if helpful. This week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 15, 2019- The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost