“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)

Relationships, Relationships, Relationships- a sermon for The Holy Trinity (The First Sunday after Pentecost)

A sermon on “Relationships, Relationships, Relationships,” for The Holy Trinity, the first Sunday after Pentecost, for First Lutheran Church in Fremont, Nebraska. Continue reading Relationships, Relationships, Relationships- a sermon for The Holy Trinity (The First Sunday after Pentecost)

All Things New – a Stewardship sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

It was a joy to be with the good people of First Lutheran Church in Allen, Nebraska and Concordia Lutheran Church in Concord, Nebraska this morning (Sunday May 19, 2019). Thank you so much Pastor Chris Hjelmstad for the invitation to come and visit the congregations and preach on stewardship, and to thanks to both congregations for the warm welcome. What follows is the majority … Continue reading All Things New – a Stewardship sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

“So We Do Not Lose Heart”- a Stewardship Sermon for Pentecost 3B

I had the privilege and honor of being invited to visit and preach on stewardship at First Lutheran Church in South Sioux City, Nebraska today (June 10, 2018) by friend and pastor Doug Dill. Following the worship services there was also a delicious smoked pork lunch fundraiser for Leadership Lab. What follows is the majority of the manuscript I preached from, largely based on the … Continue reading “So We Do Not Lose Heart”- a Stewardship Sermon for Pentecost 3B

Responding to a God who sees us and helps us see- A sermon on Luke 18:31-19:10

On Sunday April 2, 2017, I was invited to visit, preach, and meet with the council at First Lutheran Church in Wilber, Nebraska by Pastor Travis Panning. I had a wonderful morning with the congregation. Worship included parts of Marty Haugen’s “Now the Feast and Celebration” liturgy originally dedicated for the University Congregation at my alma mater, Pacific Lutheran University, which on a slightly drizzly … Continue reading Responding to a God who sees us and helps us see- A sermon on Luke 18:31-19:10

Save the Dates!

Being able to share this wonderful news fills my heart with joy! My wife¬†Allison Siburg¬†has been called to serve alongside the people of Salem Lutheran Church in Fontanelle, Nebraska as their pastor. It’s a wonderful congregation full of great people with beautiful stories that I am excited to hear and see. Allison’s and my life together has been a beautiful journey from PLU and focuses … Continue reading Save the Dates!