Preaching Thoughts- Seventh Sunday after Epiphany- February 20, 2022

Reflections about this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries for the Seventh Sunday after Epiphany, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Seventh Sunday after Epiphany- February 20, 2022

“Ok. We’re Coming Down the Mountain. So, What’s Next?” – a #stewardship sermon for Transfiguration

It was a joy to be with the good people of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Schuyler, Nebraska as part of the Nebraska Synod Road Show weekend today (Sunday February 23, 2020). Thank you so much Pastor Day Hefner for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for hosting the Road Show. In visiting the congregation, I was invited to preach on stewardship and tell … Continue reading “Ok. We’re Coming Down the Mountain. So, What’s Next?” – a #stewardship sermon for Transfiguration

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- February 24, 2019- The Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

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 Seventh Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 24, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Seventh Sunday after Epiphany (Year C) First Lesson: Genesis 45:3-11, 15 Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 24, 2019- The Seventh Sunday after Epiphany

2019- A Year of Balance?

Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate, I am sitting down to write what was going to be my 2018 year in review post, and then over the course of January shifted to my 2019 Goals post. And well, now that it is Valentine’s Day and we are half way through February, I figure if this post is going to ever be written and posted, today’s the … Continue reading 2019- A Year of Balance?

Preaching on Stewardship- February 17, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

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 Sixth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 17, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (Year C) First Lesson: Jeremiah 17:5-10 Psalm 1 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 17, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Preaching on Stewardship- February 10, 2019- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

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 Fifth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 10, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Year C) First Lesson: Isaiah 6:1-8 [9-13] Psalm 138 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 10, 2019- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

God’s Deep and Abiding Love is a Gift and Promise- a stewardship sermon for Epiphany 4C

I am grateful to have been invited by Pastor Carm Aderman to be with the good people of Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in Omaha this past Sunday (February 3, 2019) and preach on stewardship. Unfortunately, a stomach bug that rampaged through our family and house over the weekend kept me from making it there on Sunday morning, and I am looking forward to being with … Continue reading God’s Deep and Abiding Love is a Gift and Promise- a stewardship sermon for Epiphany 4C

Preaching on Stewardship- February 3, 2019- The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

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 Fourth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 3, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany (Year C) First Lesson: Jeremiah 1:4-10 Psalm 71:1-6 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 3, 2019- The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany