“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)

“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

God’s Mission is on the Move, and You are Part of It! – a sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

I had the privilege of being with the people of God gathered as St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska on Sunday July 3, 2022. Thank you to Pastor Kimberlee Osborn for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I was invited to preach and lead worship. As part of the sermon, I shared thoughts too about the Nebraska Synod’s Vitality … Continue reading God’s Mission is on the Move, and You are Part of It! – a sermon for the Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

Wow! Discipleship is Stewardship! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 27C

I had the great privilege to be with the good people of First Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday October 5 and Sunday October 6, 2019. Thank you to Pastor Dan Warnes for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. It was a great Saturday evening and Sunday morning as part of the congregation’s consecration Sunday, with the theme for … Continue reading Wow! Discipleship is Stewardship! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 27C

A Widow’s Mite- and what this might say about our time and talents

I had the privilege of being with the good people of American Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska today (Sunday November 11, 2018), thanks to the invitation of Pastor Carla Johnsen, and Stewardship Committee Chair Colin Wiggins. It was a great day of worship, as we remembered Veterans Day, but also celebrated the congregation’s “Time and Talents” survey and its stewardship focus. It was an honor … Continue reading A Widow’s Mite- and what this might say about our time and talents