“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

Created, Called, and Sent as Beloved Salt that Shines! – a Stewardship Sermon for the 5th Sunday after Epiphany

It was a joy to be with the good people of Trinity Lutheran in Cordova, Nebraska today (Sunday February 9, 2020). Thank you to the invitation of Pastor Michelle Kanzaki to be with the congregation as part of the third Nebraska Synod Road Show weekend. I was invited to come and preach and share words about how we are the church together, as well as … Continue reading Created, Called, and Sent as Beloved Salt that Shines! – a Stewardship Sermon for the 5th Sunday after Epiphany

Preaching on Stewardship- February 9, 2020- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s stewardship 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 9, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Year A), Lectionary 5 First Lesson: Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12] Psalm 112:1-9 [10] Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16] Gospel of Matthew 5:13-20 This Sunday continues many of … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 9, 2020- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

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