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

The Gift of Gold- Finances & Possessions- a Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent

It was a joy to be with the good people of St. John’s Lutheran in Columbus, Nebraska. Thank you to Pastor Dave Hall for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I was invited to share in their three-week series on stewardship and the Gifts of the Magi, with my focus being on the stewardship of finances and possessions. The readings … Continue reading The Gift of Gold- Finances & Possessions- a Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent

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

God’s Promises- Forming & Reforming Us Always as God’s People- a Stewardship Sermon for Reformation Sunday

It was a joy to be home with my family at Salem Lutheran Church in Fontanelle, Nebraska. Thank you to my wife, and the congregation’s Pastor Allison Siburg for sharing the pulpit and inviting me to preach on Reformation Sunday as part of the congregation’s stewardship emphasis. What follows is the manuscript I largely preached from based on the Reformation texts: John 8:31-36; Romans 3:19-28; … Continue reading God’s Promises- Forming & Reforming Us Always as God’s People- a Stewardship Sermon for Reformation Sunday

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

‘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

On Our Way Rejoicing, Telling the Story of What God Has Done for Us- a stewardship sermon for Lectionary 12C

It was a joy to be with the good people of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Pilger, Nebraska today (Sunday June 23, 2019). I am grateful for the invitation of Parish Ministry Associate, Deb Hammer and for the congregation’s warm welcome. I was invited to preach on stewardship, and share some about the ministry we are all part of as the Nebraska Synod together. What … Continue reading On Our Way Rejoicing, Telling the Story of What God Has Done for Us- a stewardship sermon for Lectionary 12C

All Things New – a Stewardship sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter

It was a joy to be with the good people of First Lutheran Church in Allen, Nebraska and Concordia Lutheran Church in Concord, Nebraska this morning (Sunday May 19, 2019). Thank you so much Pastor Chris Hjelmstad for the invitation to come and visit the congregations and preach on stewardship, and to thanks to both congregations for the warm welcome. What follows is the majority … Continue reading All Things New – a Stewardship sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Easter