The Kingdom of God Has Come Near- for you, with you, and through you

“The Kingdom of God Has Come Near- for you, with you, and through you”- a stewardship sermon for Christ the King Sunday Year B, for Thabor Lutheran in Wausa, Nebraska. Continue reading The Kingdom of God Has Come Near- for you, with you, and through you

Preaching Thoughts- Christ the King Sunday, November 21, 2021

Enjoy these reflections about this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries for Christ the King Sunday, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Christ the King Sunday, November 21, 2021

Preaching on Stewardship- November 24, 2019- Christ the King Sunday

Each week on the blog I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for Christ the King Sunday are as follows: Sunday November 24, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- Christ the King Sunday- Lectionary 34 (Year C) First Lesson: Jeremiah 23:1-6 Psalm … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 24, 2019- Christ the King Sunday

Preaching on Stewardship- November 25, 2018- Christ the King Sunday

Every Monday I usually share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week I’m pretty late because of Thanksgiving, but if you are still needing to prep or plan for a sermon this weekend, this week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Sunday November 25, 2018: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 25, 2018- Christ the King Sunday

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

Preaching on Stewardship- November 26, 2017

Every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings by the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Sunday November 26, 2017: Revised Common Lectionary- Christ the King Sunday (Year A- Last Sunday after Pentecost, Lectionary 34) First Lesson: Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24 Psalm 95:1-7a Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 26, 2017

Love in Action

This past weekend I was invited to preach, lead worship, and lead an adult forum at Faith Lutheran Church in Seward, Nebraska on Sunday November 20th, 2016. My sermon was part of the congregation’s three week stewardship focus on “Faith in Action. Grace in Action. Love in Action.” It was a great pleasure to be with the congregation, and what follows is the majority of … Continue reading Love in Action