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

Walking with God & Doing God’s Work Together through Prayer- a sermon for Lectionary 17C/Pentecost 7C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Luther Memorial Lutheran Church in Omaha, Nebraska today (July 28, 2019) thanks to the invitation of Pastor Carm Aderman. I was invited to come and preach, and to also speak about Deacons and the Ministry of Word and Service. What follows is the majority of the manuscript from which I preached or at least … Continue reading Walking with God & Doing God’s Work Together through Prayer- a sermon for Lectionary 17C/Pentecost 7C

This Week’s Links

Tuesdays on the blog mean that I have the pleasure of sharing some links to things that I have found interesting and thought provoking over the previous week with all of you. To help make sense of all that I have read, I have grouped these links by the following categories: Church and Ministry Thought & Practice; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Leadership Thought & Practice; Neighbor Love; … Continue reading This Week’s Links

Christ’s Invitation to Rest, Abundant Life, and our Response

Today I had the privilege to be invited to preach and lead worship, as well as a Bible Study on part 3 of the five gifts of discipleship, by my friends and colleagues Pastors Rebecca and Rich Sheridan at Bethel Lutheran Church in Omaha. Thank you for the invitation friends! What follows is the majority of the manuscript that I preached from. It is based … Continue reading Christ’s Invitation to Rest, Abundant Life, and our Response