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Articles by Dale Meyer

Proper 23 • Luke 17:11–19 • October 9, 2016
September 27, 2016 – 8:30 am | One Comment

By Dale A. Meyer
This text speaks to our faith within the context of a changed America, a churched nation in our youth but now a country that gives the church no special privilege. This sermon can …

Advent 2 • Luke 3:1–14 (15–20) • December 6, 2015
November 24, 2015 – 9:00 am | No Comment

By Dale A. Meyer
Straightforward and familiar, this easy text isn’t easy. John the Baptist, “brood of vipers,” “wrath to come,” “bear fruits . . . and do not say to yourselves,” and the like are …

Proper 22 • Isaiah 5:1–7 • October 5, 2014
September 23, 2014 – 9:05 am | No Comment

By Dale Meyer
Maybe you’ve walked through a garden and seen these words, “The kiss of the sun for pardon, the song of the birds for mirth, one is nearer God’s heart in a garden than anywhere else on …

Proper 17 • Hebrews 13:1–17 • September 1, 2013
August 20, 2013 – 7:00 am | No Comment

By Dale A. Meyer
Caveat Cultor
A summary you can expand into the sermon: caveat emptor is an old Latin warning, “Let the buyer beware.” This text suggests, caveat cultor—“Let the worshipper beware!”
Beware of worship? No. Worship …

Proper 18 • Isaiah 35:4–7a • September 9, 2012
August 28, 2012 – 7:00 am | One Comment

By Dale A. Meyer
Is this a great time to be the church? Do you have joy in your pastoral ministry? Do the baptized in your congregation show cheerful confidence in their Christian faith? Isaiah 35:4–7a, …

The Preacher’s Studio: Dale Meyer
November 9, 2011 – 9:07 am | 4 Comments
The Preacher’s Studio: Dale Meyer

The journey from text to pulpit can be a long and winding road, filled with false starts, surprising discoveries, and hard choices along the way. Preacher’s Studio is a chance to take a step back and talk together about the art and craft of preaching. Today’s preacher: DALE MEYER.

Proper 19 • Matthew 18:21–35 • September 11, 2011
July 30, 2011 – 12:30 pm | One Comment

By Dale A. Meyer
“In this Christian church, he…” Though not our usual style, this text invites an expository approach. The familiar subsections of this reading could lead you to preach a sermon narrowly focused on one …

Baptism of Our Lord • Matthew 3:13–17 • January 9, 2011
November 3, 2010 – 9:59 am | No Comment

by Dale A. Meyer
Still Waters Run Deep
Introduction: Over time you get to know some people well enough to know how they’ll react. You have a good idea how friends, family, and co-workers will react in …

Proper 23 · Mark 10:17-22 · October 11, 2009
October 11, 2009 – 3:20 pm | No Comment

By Dale Meyer
W.I.I.F.M.? That’s the question we always asked when we were preparing scripts for Lutheran Hour Ministries’ TV show, “On Main Street.” What’s in it for me? What’s in this program for the viewer—or in …