“God’s Life Changing Love is Real- Thanks be to God”- a stewardship sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 28C)

“God’s Life Changing Love is Real- Thanks be to God” – A #Stewardship Sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost based on the healing of the 10 Lepers (from Luke 17:11-19) Continue reading “God’s Life Changing Love is Real- Thanks be to God”- a stewardship sermon for the 18th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 28C)

“Doing What You Can with what God Entrusts” – a stewardship sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 27C)

“Doing What You Can with what God Entrusts.” A #stewardship sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 27C) for First Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska based on Luke 17:5-10 and the congregation’s stewardship focus passage 2 Corinthians 9:8-12. Continue reading “Doing What You Can with what God Entrusts” – a stewardship sermon for the 17th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 27C)

Preaching on Stewardship- The Fourth Sunday of Easter- April 25, 2021

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Fourth Sunday of Easter are as follows: Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- The Fourth Sunday of Easter- April 25, 2021

Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday August 16, 2020- The Eleventh 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 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday August 16, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 20- Year A)First Lesson: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8Psalm 67Second Lesson: Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32Gospel of Matthew 15:[10-20] 21-28 This week’s stories remind us yet again of who God … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday August 16, 2020- The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday August 9, 2020- The Tenth 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 Tenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday August 9, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 19- Year A)First Lesson: 1 Kings 19:9-18Psalm 85:8-13Second Lesson: Romans 10:5-15Gospel of Matthew 14:22-33 This week’s stories from 1 Kings, Psalm 85, Romans 10, and Matthew … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday August 9, 2020- The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- May 31, 2020- Pentecost

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for Pentecost are as follows: Sunday May 31, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- Pentecost (Year A)First Lesson: Acts 2:1-21Psalm 104:24-34, 35bSecond Lesson: 1 Corinthians 12:3b-13Gospel of John 20:19-23 I refuse to use the word ‘unprecedented.’ (Oh great, I just used it… oh well.) We have heard this word enough lately. And though … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- May 31, 2020- Pentecost

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

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