The Kingdom of Heaven is Like…

Did you know that there is only one thing in the gospels that Jesus talks about more than money, wealth, or possessions? That one thing that Jesus talks about most is not heaven, hell, or eternal life. No. That one thing that Jesus talks about most, is the kingdom. The Kingdom of God or the Kingdom of Heaven. You might be wondering why I am … Continue reading The Kingdom of Heaven is Like…

Whether We Like it or Not, God will do God’s thing! Thanks be to God for that! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 21C

It was a joy to be with the good people of Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Beatrice, Nebraska yesterday on Sunday August 25, 2019. I am grateful for the invitation from Pastor Kathee Forrest, and for the congregation’s warm welcome. In addition to the sermon on stewardship which follows, I was honored to bring greetings on behalf of the whole synod and tell just a … Continue reading Whether We Like it or Not, God will do God’s thing! Thanks be to God for that! – a Stewardship sermon for Lectionary 21C

Preaching on Stewardship- August 25, 2019- The Eleventh 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 Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday August 25, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 21 (Year C) First Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- August 25, 2019- The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- June 3, 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 June 3, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Second Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 9) First Lesson: Deuteronomy 5:12-15 Psalm 81:1-10 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- June 3, 2018