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

The Gift of Gold- Finances & Possessions- a Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent

It was a joy to be with the good people of St. John’s Lutheran in Columbus, Nebraska. Thank you to Pastor Dave Hall for the invitation, and to the whole congregation for the warm welcome. I was invited to share in their three-week series on stewardship and the Gifts of the Magi, with my focus being on the stewardship of finances and possessions. The readings … Continue reading The Gift of Gold- Finances & Possessions- a Stewardship Sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent

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- February 17, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Every Monday 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 after Epiphany are as follows: Sunday February 17, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany (Year C) First Lesson: Jeremiah 17:5-10 Psalm 1 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- February 17, 2019- The Sixth Sunday after Epiphany

Preaching on Stewardship- September 2, 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 September 2, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 22) First Lesson: Deuteronomy 4:1-2, 6-9 Psalm 15 Second … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- September 2, 2018

Generosity- a counter-cultural life as a disciple & steward in a world full of fear & worry

It was my privilege to be with the good people of St. John Lutheran in Beatrice, Nebraska this morning (August 19th, 2018). Pastor Greg Gabriel invited me to preach in worship on generosity and stewardship, share and facilitate an adult forum on stewardship and gratitude between worship services, and then meet with the congregation’s stewardship team afterward. It was a wonderful day- that included the … Continue reading Generosity- a counter-cultural life as a disciple & steward in a world full of fear & worry

Preaching on Stewardship- August 19, 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 August 19, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost (Time after Pentecost- Lectionary 20) First Lesson: Proverbs 9:1-6 Psalm 34:9-14 Second Lesson: … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- August 19, 2018