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

The Gift of Gold- Finances & Possessions- a Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent

It was a joy to be with the good people of St. John’s Lutheran in Columbus, Nebraska. Thank you to Pastor Dave Hall for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I was invited to share in their three-week series on stewardship and the Gifts of the Magi, with my focus being on the stewardship of finances and possessions. The readings … Continue reading The Gift of Gold- Finances & Possessions- a Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent

I Know that My Redeemer Lives! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 32C/Pentecost 22C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Alma Lutheran Church in Mead, Nebraska on Sunday November 10, 2019. Thank you to Pastor Quinlan Koch and Alma’s Stewardship Committee for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I had the privilege of leading worship, preaching, and leading the Children’s Sermon too. The manuscript of what I largely preached … Continue reading I Know that My Redeemer Lives! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 32C/Pentecost 22C

Returning to God, what is God’s – a stewardship sermon for the First Sunday of Lent

It was a joy to be with the good people of Zion Lutheran in Gothenburg, Nebraska today (March 10, 2019) thanks to the invitation from Pastor Carol Mapa. I was invited to visit, preach on stewardship, and meet with the congregation’s council. What follows is the majority of the manuscript I preached from based on the texts appointed for the First Sunday of Lent (Year … Continue reading Returning to God, what is God’s – a stewardship sermon for the First Sunday of Lent

Preaching on Stewardship- March 10, 2019- First Sunday in Lent

Every Monday 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 the First Sunday in Lent are as follows: Sunday March 10, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The First Sunday in Lent (Year C) First Lesson: Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 10, 2019- First Sunday in Lent