“Keeping the Main the Thing, the Main Thing”- a stewardship sermon for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost

“Keeping the Main, the Main Thing,” a stewardship sermon for August 21, 2022; the 11th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 21C) based on Luke 13:10-17 for Grace Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska. Continue reading “Keeping the Main the Thing, the Main Thing”- a stewardship sermon for the 11th Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- The Fifth Sunday in Lent- March 21, 2021

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Fifth Sunday in Lent are as follows: Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- The Fifth Sunday in Lent- March 21, 2021

Preaching on Stewardship- April 26, 2020- The Third Sunday of Easter

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Third Sunday of Easter are as follows: Sunday April 26, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Third Sunday of Easter (Year A) First Lesson: Acts 2:14a, 36-41 Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19 Second Lesson: 1 Peter 1:17-23 Gospel of Luke 24:13-35 This unusual time is calling us all to … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- April 26, 2020- The Third Sunday of Easter

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

Preaching on Stewardship- February 2, 2020- Presentation of Our Lord & The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for The Presentation of our Lord and the Fourth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 2, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Presentation of Our Lord  First Lesson: Malachi 3:1-4 Psalm 84 Second Lesson: Hebrews 2:14-18 Gospel of Luke 2:22-40 As February 2nd falls on a Sunday … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 2, 2020- Presentation of Our Lord & The Fourth Sunday after Epiphany

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

Praising God, for God’s Work of New Life through Healing & Saving- a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 28C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Salem Lutheran Church in Ponca, Nebraska. Thank you Pastor Kimberly Belken for the invitation and to the whole congregation for their warm welcome and engagement. Our morning together started with an hour of cross+generational stewardship and Generosity Project activities for all ages which was fantastic! I was also grateful to share the message and … Continue reading Praising God, for God’s Work of New Life through Healing & Saving- a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 28C

Preaching on Stewardship- October 13, 2019- The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Each week on the blog 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 Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday October 13, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 28 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 13, 2019- The Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Whether We Like it or Not, God will do God’s thing! Thanks be to God for that! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 21C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Beatrice, Nebraska yesterday on Sunday August 25, 2019. I am grateful for the invitation from Pastor Kathee Forrest, and for the congregation’s warm welcome. In addition to the sermon on stewardship which follows, I was honored to bring greetings on behalf of the whole synod and tell just a … Continue reading Whether We Like it or Not, God will do God’s thing! Thanks be to God for that! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 21C

Preaching on Stewardship- August 25, 2019- The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Each week on the blog 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 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday August 25, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 21 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- August 25, 2019- The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost