Preaching on Stewardship- November 4, 2018

Usually every Monday I share a few tidbits, nuggets, or ideas for incorporating some stewardship themes in your preaching. Because of schedule demands, this week is a bit different. Realizing it’s Wednesday (Reformation Day and Halloween) and many of you preachers are already working on your sermon, this may be a little late. But if useful, I am going to offer just a few short … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 4, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- All Saints Sunday- November 5, 2017

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 November 5, 2017: Revised Common Lectionary- All Saints Sunday A First Lesson: Revelation 7:9-17 Psalm 34:1-10, 22 Second Lesson: 1 John 3:1-3 Gospel of Matthew 5:1-12 … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- All Saints Sunday- November 5, 2017

To Take Up the Cross and Follow

Today I had the privilege of sharing the message at my congregation, Salem Lutheran Church in Fontanelle. My wife (the congregation’s pastor Allison Siburg, at the far left in the picture above) invited me to preach on the lectionary for this week, so what follows is the majority of my manuscript that I preached from, based on Matthew 16:21-28 and Romans 12:9-21.  Grace and peace … Continue reading To Take Up the Cross and Follow