“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

Looking Forward: Living & Serving as Disciples of Jesus and Stewards of God’s Love – a sermon for the Third Sunday after Pentecost

A stewardship sermon for the 3rd Sunday after Pentecost for the people of God gathered as St. Paul Lutheran in Auburn, Nebraska. Continue reading Looking Forward: Living & Serving as Disciples of Jesus and Stewards of God’s Love – a sermon for the Third Sunday after Pentecost

All Things Made New: What Might God be up to Next? – a stewardship sermon for Lent 4C

A stewardship sermon for American Lutheran in Cozad, Nebraska for the Fourth Sunday in Lent based on the Prodigal Son Story from Luke 15 and 2 Corinthians 5:16-21 in particular. Continue reading All Things Made New: What Might God be up to Next? – a stewardship sermon for Lent 4C

“May We Be Bold and Faithful Like Rebekah”- a sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost

A sermon based on Genesis 24:28-67 for the people of God gathered as St. John’s Lutheran Church in Randolph, Nebraska, as shared on October 2 & 3, 2021. Continue reading “May We Be Bold and Faithful Like Rebekah”- a sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost

“Yes, and…” – a sermon for Lectionary 16B

I had the pleasure of joining Pastor Ricardo Riqueza at the congregations he serves alongside, on Sunday July 18, 2021. Here are some pictures of my visit and the majority of the manuscript that I preached from when visiting Trinity Lutheran Church in Polk, Nebraska and St. John’s Lutheran in Kronberg/Marquette, Nebraska. The sermon was based on the appointed readings for the Eighth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 16B), especially Mark 6:30-34, 53-56. Continue reading “Yes, and…” – a sermon for Lectionary 16B

Bring Up a Chair: There’s more than enough room at God’s Table – a stewardship sermon for Lectionary 20A

I had the privilege of being with the good people of United Lutheran Church in Hampton, Nebraska. Thank you Pastor Miles Ruch for the invitation and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. What follows is the majority of the manuscript that I preached from, based on the Gospel of Matthew 15:10-28, the appointed gospel text for Sunday August 16, 2020, the Eleventh Sunday … Continue reading Bring Up a Chair: There’s more than enough room at God’s Table – a stewardship sermon for Lectionary 20A

“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

I Know that My Redeemer Lives! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 32C/Pentecost 22C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Alma Lutheran Church in Mead, Nebraska on Sunday November 10, 2019. Thank you to Pastor Quinlan Koch and Alma’s Stewardship Committee for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I had the privilege of leading worship, preaching, and leading the Children’s Sermon too. The manuscript of what I largely preached … Continue reading I Know that My Redeemer Lives! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 32C/Pentecost 22C

Do Not Lose Heart- a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 29C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Chadron, Nebraska on Sunday October 20, 2019 as part of the Nebraska Synod Road Show- Panhandle Edition. Thank you so much Pastor Ann Sundberg for the invitation and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome as Joyce Palmer and myself joined the congregation. I preached on stewardship largely on … Continue reading Do Not Lose Heart- a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 29C

Praising God, for God’s Work of New Life through Healing & Saving- a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 28C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Salem Lutheran Church in Ponca, Nebraska. Thank you Pastor Kimberly Belken for the invitation and to the whole congregation for their warm welcome and engagement. Our morning together started with an hour of cross+generational stewardship and Generosity Project activities for all ages which was fantastic! I was also grateful to share the message and … Continue reading Praising God, for God’s Work of New Life through Healing & Saving- a Stewardship Sermon for Lectionary 28C