Reflections about this week’s appointed stories from the revised common and narrative lectionaries for the Second Sunday of Advent, with potential insights about discipleship, mission, innovation, and stewardship. Continue reading Preaching Thoughts- Second Sunday of Advent, December 5, 2021
It was a joy to be with the good people of Messiah Lutheran Church in Ralston, Nebraska on Sunday December 9th. Thank you to Pastor Greg Berger for the invitation, to come and preach on stewardship as part of the congregation’s Consecration Sunday, and lead an adult forum conversation between worship, as well as join the congregation’s lunch bunch for food and conversation after the … Continue reading “Every Valley Shall Be Lifted Up…” – it’s God’s work, but we’re a part of it too!
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 are as follows: Sunday December 9, 2018: Revised Common Lectionary- Second Sunday of Advent (Year C) First Lesson: Malachi 3:1-4 Luke 1:68-79 Second Lesson: Philippians 1:3-11 Gospel of Luke 3:1-6 The … Continue reading Preaching on Stewardship- December 9, 2018- Second Sunday of Advent
During Advent this year, I will be reflecting daily using this Advent Photo Devotional. The word designated for December 3rd was #Story. Last night it hit me, my wife and I have a lot of stories already. It struck me as we unpacked box after box of Christmas ornaments how each one has some connection to a life experience, a trip, vacation, or hand me … Continue reading Story- Day 5 of Advent