Preaching Thoughts- Second Sunday in Lent- March 13, 2022

Reflections about this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries for the Second Sunday in Lent, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Second Sunday in Lent- March 13, 2022

Preaching on Stewardship- The Fifth Sunday in Lent- March 21, 2021

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Fifth Sunday in Lent are as follows: Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- The Fifth Sunday in Lent- March 21, 2021

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 15, 2019- The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Each week on the blog I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. Since it’s pretty late in the week this week, this week’s sampling will be a bit shorter than usual, just to try and give a couple quick highlights if helpful. This week’s nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 15, 2019- The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- October 21, 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 21, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 29- Year B) First Lesson: Isaiah 53:4-12 Psalm 91:9-16 … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 21, 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

Preaching on Stewardship- August 26, 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 August 26, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 21) First Lesson: Joshua 24:1-2a, 14-18 Psalm 34:15-22 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- August 26, 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

Preaching on Stewardship- March 18, 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 March 18, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifth Sunday in Lent First Lesson: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Psalm 51:1-12 Second Lesson: Hebrews 5:5-10 Gospel of John … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 18, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday February 25, 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 February 25, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Second Sunday in Lent First Lesson: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:23-31 Second Lesson: Romans 4:13-25 Gospel of … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday February 25, 2018