Relationships, Relationships, Relationships- a sermon for The Holy Trinity (The First Sunday after Pentecost)

A sermon on “Relationships, Relationships, Relationships,” for The Holy Trinity, the first Sunday after Pentecost, for First Lutheran Church in Fremont, Nebraska. Continue reading Relationships, Relationships, Relationships- a sermon for The Holy Trinity (The First Sunday after Pentecost)

Preaching Thoughts- Third Sunday in Lent- March 20, 2022

Reflections and first reactions about and to this week’s appointed stories for the Third Sunday in #Lent from the revised common and narrative lectionaries, with potential insights about #discipleship, #mission, #innovation, and #stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Third Sunday in Lent- March 20, 2022

Preaching on Stewardship- September 27, 2020- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

This week’s stewardship and discipleship nuggets based on the appointed readings from the Revised Common Lectionary and Narrative Lectionary for the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday September 27, 2020: Revised Common Lectionary- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost (Lectionary 26- Year A)First Lesson: Ezekiel 18:1-4, 25-32Psalm 25:1-9Second Lesson: Philippians 2:1-13Gospel of Matthew 21:23-32 We are reminded in this week’s stories about who God … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 27, 2020- The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- October 28, 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 Thursday and many of you preachers are already working on your sermon, this is probably more late than useful. But if useful, I am going to offer just a few short stewardship nuggets based … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 28, 2018

Justice & Truth- Days 24 & 25 of Advent

During Advent this year, I am reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The words designated for December 22nd was #Justice, and for today, December 23rd is #Truth. It’s really easy to look around and see the things in the world that are hurting and broken. Sometimes I seem to fixate on them. Politicians and those running for office always seem to focus on them, and … Continue reading Justice & Truth- Days 24 & 25 of Advent