Preaching on Stewardship- February 16, 2020- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 16, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (Year A), Lectionary 6 First Lesson: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Psalm 119:1-8 Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Gospel of Matthew 5:21-37 These are great stories and texts yet again … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 16, 2020- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Come Now, O Prince of Peace- an Advent devotional for Dec. 13, 2017

This Advent season I am going to reflect on a hymn or carol daily as part of my spiritual practices. I am not sure where all these reflections will take me, but in conversation with my spiritual director, I am going to leave room for both “the head stuff” and “the heart stuff.” Some days might be more of one or another. I invite you … Continue reading Come Now, O Prince of Peace- an Advent devotional for Dec. 13, 2017

Evil

As I have done in previous Lents I am sharing a daily reflection as part of my Lenten discipline. This year I am using the “Wilderness Wanderings” theme compiled by the “Lent Photo a Day” group. The word appointed for yesterday was “Evil.” The Gospel of Matthew features the following version of the Lord’s prayer where Jesus instructs, “Pray then in this way: ‘Our Father in … Continue reading Evil