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- November 10, 2019- The Twenty Second 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 Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday November 10, 2019: Revised Common Lectionary- The Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost – Lectionary 32 (Year C) … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- November 10, 2019- The Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost

Preaching on Stewardship- October 27, 2019- Reformation Sunday & The Twentieth 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 Reformation Sunday and the Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost are as follows: Sunday October 27, 2019: Reformation Sunday First Lesson: Jeremiah 31:31-34 Psalm 46 Second Lesson: Romans 3:19-28 … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- October 27, 2019- Reformation Sunday & The Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Showing Up and Being Present- a stewardship sermon for Lectionary 16 (Year C)/Pentecost 6C

I had the privilege to be with the good people of St. Mark’s Lutheran in St. Paul, Nebraska today (July 21, 2019), thanks to the invitation of Pastor Steven Neal. It was a joy to be with them, to preach and worship with them, and also to gather in conversation during the fellowship hour about deacons, stewardship, the Nebraska Synod, and work we share together … Continue reading Showing Up and Being Present- a stewardship sermon for Lectionary 16 (Year C)/Pentecost 6C

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

A Widow’s Mite- and what this might say about our time and talents

I had the privilege of being with the good people of American Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Nebraska today (Sunday November 11, 2018), thanks to the invitation of Pastor Carla Johnsen, and Stewardship Committee Chair Colin Wiggins. It was a great day of worship, as we remembered Veterans Day, but also celebrated the congregation’s “Time and Talents” survey and its stewardship focus. It was an honor … Continue reading A Widow’s Mite- and what this might say about our time and talents

Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday February 25, 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 February 25, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Second Sunday in Lent First Lesson: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16 Psalm 22:23-31 Second Lesson: Romans 4:13-25 Gospel of … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday February 25, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday January 21, 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 January 21, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- The Third Sunday after Epiphany (Year B) First Lesson: Jonah 3:1-5, 10 Psalm 62:5-12 Second Lesson: 1 Corinthians … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- Sunday January 21, 2018

Preaching on Stewardship- December 17, 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 December 17, 2017: Revised Common Lectionary- Third Sunday of Advent (Year B) First Lesson: Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 Luke 1:46b-55 or Psalm 126 Second Lesson: 1 Thessalonians … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- December 17, 2017

All Earth is Hopeful- an Advent Devotional for Dec. 1, 2017

This Advent season I am going to reflect on a hymn or carol daily as part of my spiritual practices. I am not sure where all these reflections will take me, but in conversation with my spiritual director, I am going to leave room for both “the head stuff” and “the heart stuff.” Some days might be more of one or another. I invite you … Continue reading All Earth is Hopeful- an Advent Devotional for Dec. 1, 2017