Preaching on Stewardship- May 24, 2020- Ascension Sunday and/or The Seventh Sunday of Easter

In this odd time of worshipping online, I wonder how many congregations might move Ascension to Sunday, or who might use this opportunity with online worship to worship both on Thursday online for Ascension and Sunday for the Seventh Sunday of Easter? Either way, I am going to offer a few thoughts and questions to consider from all of the appointed readings. To this end, … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- May 24, 2020- Ascension Sunday and/or The Seventh Sunday of Easter

Preaching on Stewardship- May 17, 2020- The Sixth Sunday of Easter

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday of Easter are as follows: Sunday May 17, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixth Sunday of Easter (Year A) First Lesson: Acts 17:22-31 Psalm 66:8-20 Second Lesson: 1 Peter 3:13-22 Gospel of John 14:15-21 If you’re like me, at this point with this virus … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- May 17, 2020- The Sixth Sunday of Easter

Preaching on Stewardship- March 22, 2020- The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Friends, colleagues, preachers, ministry leaders, and people of God, greetings in the name of our crucified and resurrected Lord Jesus Christ. A colleague of mine said these are weird new times, which they are indeed. But we are in this together. Worship will continue, but it will be different. Many (if not most of us) will be experiencing worship digitally, sharing together in God’s word … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 22, 2020- The Fourth Sunday in Lent

Preaching on Stewardship- March 15, 2020- The Third Sunday in Lent

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Third Sunday in Lent are as follows: Sunday March 15, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Third Sunday in Lent (Year A) First Lesson: Exodus 17:1-7 Psalm 95 Second Lesson: Romans 5:1-11 Gospel of John 4:5-42 Normally, I present a look at all of the lectionary texts … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 15, 2020- The Third Sunday in Lent

Preaching on Stewardship- November 17, 2019- The Twenty Third 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 Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday November 17, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 33 (Year C) … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 17, 2019- The Twenty Third Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- October 6, 2019- The Seventeenth 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 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday October 6, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 27 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 6, 2019- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

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

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

Preaching on Stewardship- November 11, 2018

Every Monday 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 are as follows: Sunday November 11, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 32- Year B) First Lesson: 1 Kings 17:8-16 Psalm 146 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 11, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- November 4, 2018

Usually every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. Because of schedule demands, this week is a bit different. Realizing it’s Wednesday (Reformation Day and Halloween) and many of you preachers are already working on your sermon, this may be a little late. But if useful, I am going to offer just a few short … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 4, 2018