“Come and See…” – a #Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday after Epiphany

It was a joy to be with the good people of Salem Lutheran and St. Timothy Lutheran in Fremont, Nebraska. Thank you to Pastor Shari Schwedhelm for the invitation, and to both congregations for the warm welcome. I was invited to preach on stewardship and lead worship for both congregations. What follows is the majority of the manuscript that I preached from based on the … Continue reading “Come and See…” – a #Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday after Epiphany

Preaching on Stewardship- January 19, 2020- The Second Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for The Second Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday January 19, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Second Sunday after Epiphany (Year A), Lectionary 2 First Lesson: Isaiah 49:1-7 Psalm 40:1-11 Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1:1-9 Gospel of John 1:29-42 This Second Sunday after Epiphany continues the theme of … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- January 19, 2020- The Second Sunday after Epiphany

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

Preaching on Stewardship- July 1, 2018

Happy Monday! Every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings by the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Sunday July 1, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 13) First Lesson: Lamentations 3:22-33 Psalm 30 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- July 1, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- June 24, 2018

Happy Monday! Every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings by the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Sunday June 24, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 12) First Lesson: Job 38:1-11 Psalm 107:1-3, 23-32 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- June 24, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday January 14, 2018

Happy Monday! Every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. (I am aware that a number of contexts moved Epiphany to Sunday January 7th, and are celebrating Baptism of Our Lord on January 14th. If so, please see my stewardship thoughts for Baptism of Our Lord from last week here.) This week’s stewardship nuggets based … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday January 14, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- January 6 & 7, 2018

Happy New Year friends and partners in preaching! Since New Year’s falls on a Monday, today will be no different, as every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings by the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Saturday January 6, 2018: Revised Common … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- January 6 & 7, 2018

O Come, All Ye Faithful- a Christmas devotional for Dec. 26, 2017

During the Twelve Days of Christmas, just as in the Advent season, I am going to reflect on a hymn or carol daily as part of my spiritual practices. I am not sure where all these reflections will take me, but in conversation with my spiritual director, I am going to leave room for both “the head stuff” and “the heart stuff.” Some days might … Continue reading O Come, All Ye Faithful- a Christmas devotional for Dec. 26, 2017

Preaching on Stewardship- December 31, 2017

Every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings by the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary are as follows: Sunday December 31, 2017: Revised Common Lectionary- First Sunday of Christmas (Year B) First Lesson: Isaiah 61:10-62:3 Psalm 148 Second Lesson: Galatians 4:4-7 Gospel of Luke 2:22-40 … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- December 31, 2017