Preaching on Stewardship- February 16, 2020- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 16, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (Year A), Lectionary 6 First Lesson: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 Psalm 119:1-8 Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 Gospel of Matthew 5:21-37 These are great stories and texts yet again … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 16, 2020- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

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

“Yes, Care for the Poor, and Anoint Too” – a Stewardship sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

It was a joy to be with the good people of American Lutheran in Filley, Nebraska today (Sunday April 7, 2019). Thank you to Pastor LuRae Hallstrom for the invitation to be with the congregation again, having last visited in February 2017. I was invited to preach on stewardship and provide a children’s sermon, as well as to meet with the congregation’s Long Range Planning … Continue reading “Yes, Care for the Poor, and Anoint Too” – a Stewardship sermon for the Fifth Sunday in Lent

Preaching on Stewardship- February 17, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

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 for the Sixth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 17, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (Year C) First Lesson: Jeremiah 17:5-10 Psalm 1 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 17, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Preaching on Stewardship- October 14, 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 October 14, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 28- Year B) First Lesson: Amos 5:6-7, 10-15 Psalm … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 14, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- September 2, 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 September 2, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 22) First Lesson: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 Psalm 15 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 2, 2018

Generosity- a counter-cultural life as a disciple & steward in a world full of fear & worry

It was my privilege to be with the good people of St. John Lutheran in Beatrice, Nebraska this morning (August 19th, 2018). Pastor Greg Gabriel invited me to preach in worship on generosity and stewardship, share and facilitate an adult forum on stewardship and gratitude between worship services, and then meet with the congregation’s stewardship team afterward. It was a wonderful day- that included the … Continue reading Generosity- a counter-cultural life as a disciple & steward in a world full of fear & worry