“Take Hold of the Life that Really is Life”- a stewardship sermon for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26) Year C

A stewardship sermon for Family of Christ Lutheran in Kearney, Nebraska for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26C) based on Luke 16:19-31- the story of Lazarus and the Rich Man, and 1 Timothy 6:6-19. Continue reading “Take Hold of the Life that Really is Life”- a stewardship sermon for the 16th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26) Year C

Stewardship is all about relationships and being in community- a stewardship sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 25) Year C

A stewardship sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 25 Year C), based on Luke 16 and the story of a shrewd steward or dishonest manager. As prepared for Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran in Omaha. Continue reading Stewardship is all about relationships and being in community- a stewardship sermon for the 15th Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 25) Year C

Preaching on Stewardship- The Fourth Sunday in Lent

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Fourth Sunday in Lent are as follows: Sunday March 14, 2021: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fourth Sunday in Lent (Year B)First Lesson: Numbers 21:4-9Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22Second Lesson: Ephesians 2:1-10Gospel of John 3:14-21 It feels like it might be the “greatest hits week” on the … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Take Hold of the Life that Really is Life! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 26C

It was a joy to be with the people of St. John’s United Lutheran Church in Alliance, Nebraska yesterday (Sunday September 29, 2019). Thank you so much to Pastor Tim Stadem for the invitation and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I was invited to come and preach on the gospel story from Luke 16:19-31 with some mention of the Second Lesson, 1 … Continue reading Take Hold of the Life that Really is Life! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 26C

Preaching on Stewardship- September 29, 2019- The Sixteenth 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 Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday September 29, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 26 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 29, 2019- The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

‘You Can’t Serve God and Wealth’ – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 25C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Christ Lutheran Church in Pierce, Nebraska today (Sunday September 22, 2019). Thank you to friend, Pastor Cara Jensen, for the invitation and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. We gathered before worship for a cross-generational conversation on stewardship and money, and then in worship I was invited to share a word of … Continue reading ‘You Can’t Serve God and Wealth’ – a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 25C

Preaching on Stewardship- September 22, 2019- The Fifteenth 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 Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday September 22, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 25 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 22, 2019- The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost