Preaching on Stewardship- The Third Sunday in Lent

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Third Sunday in Lent are as follows: Sunday March 7, 2021: Revised Common Lectionary- The Third Sunday in Lent (Year B)First Lesson: Exodus 20:1-17Psalm 19Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25Gospel of John 2:13-22 The third Sunday in Lent brings us familiar stories about God’s work … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- The Third Sunday in Lent

God’s Saving Work is For Us and for All- a blessing to be shared and stewarded! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lent 2A

It was a joy to be with the good people of Grace Lutheran Church in Lexington, Nebraska today (Sunday March 8, 2020). Thank you Pastor Erin Dunlavy for the invitation and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. What follows is the majority of the manuscript I preached from, based especially on John 3:1-17 and Genesis 12:1-4a, two of the readings appointed for the … Continue reading God’s Saving Work is For Us and for All- a blessing to be shared and stewarded! – a Stewardship Sermon for Lent 2A

Preaching on Stewardship- March 1, 2020- The First Sunday in Lent

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the First Sunday in Lent are as follows: Sunday March 1, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The First Sunday in Lent (Year A) First Lesson: Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7 Psalm 32 Second Lesson: Romans 5:12-19 Gospel of Matthew 4:1-11 Given it’s already Friday, and I have been way behind … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- March 1, 2020- The First Sunday in Lent

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- February 9, 2020- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

This week’s stewardship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Fifth Sunday after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 9, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany (Year A), Lectionary 5 First Lesson: Isaiah 58:1-9a [9b-12] Psalm 112:1-9 [10] Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 [13-16] Gospel of Matthew 5:13-20 This Sunday continues many of … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 9, 2020- The Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Preaching on Stewardship- October 6, 2019- The Seventeenth 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 Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday October 6, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 27 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 6, 2019- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

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

Preaching on Stewardship- September 8, 2019- The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Friends, summer has unofficially come and gone in the United States. I suppose technically, we have summer for a couple more weeks, but for all intensive purposes most people are back in school, and the life and ministry of congregations will be reverting back or ramping up for the program year this week most likely (if it hasn’t already in your context). With that in … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 8, 2019- The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- July 21, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

I’m back from vacation, so that also means it’s a return to more near normalcy here on the blog. As each Monday (when not on vacation) 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 Sixth Sunday … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- July 21, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost