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
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 July 29, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Tenth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 17) First Lesson: 2 Kings 4:42-44 Psalm 145:10-18 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- July 29, 2018
To all dads, fathers, grandpas, and anyone who has shown or shows fatherly love and care, Happy Father’s Day! If you read this blog at all, you know that I am a relatively new parent. So new, that this is my first Father’s Day as a dad actually. I am deeply in love with our darling daughter Caroline. I couldn’t be more blessed and grateful … Continue reading Reflections on my first Father’s Day- Love and gratitude, calling out evil, and our need to change.
Happy New Year! 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. Because it has been a few weeks since the last issue of the links, there are quite a few posts related to Christmas, Advent, and New Year’s in here. To … Continue reading This Week’s Links
During Advent this year, I will be reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for December 5th was #Greet. Yesterday morning pastors, staff, and other ministry professionals from the southern portion of the Southwestern Washington Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) gathered for an Advent Eucharist service with the bishop at the church I am serving. One of the … Continue reading Greet- Day 7 of Advent