One of the shooting victims in Thousand Oaks sang at Trinity last year…

Tragedy most often feels distant. Bad things happen:  Perhaps a hurricane, or a tornado, or an accident, or a mass shooting, and we feel sympathy, and we wish it hadn’t […]

10th Grade Faith Questions Part IV

At our sophomore day away about a month ago, we spent time talking about our faith questions.  We had great questions from our 10th graders!  But we couldn’t get to […]

Why We Vote…Not How We Vote

Americans head to the polls tomorrow for an election that many believe will be one of the most significant elections held during a non-presidential campaign year.  Our nation has become […]

A Weekend in Fellowship Hall

I just have to pause and reflect on this past weekend at Trinity.  It was crazy-fun.  There was so much stuff happening here that it was hard to keep straight […]

Our Connectedness

One of our favorite family vacations has been to a place called St. George Island.  It is a small island, a couple of miles off the coast of the Florida […]

Not The Way It Will Be For You

There are days when the world seems pretty upside-down and unexpected. Did Nancy Williams from Owatonna High School, (who is, by the way, one of my heroes) really talk about […]

10th Grade Faith Questions Part III

At their confirmation retreat a couple of weeks ago, our 10th graders had the opportunity to ask faith questions about things they were still wondering about.  We discussed as many […]

10th Grade Faith Questions Part II

At their confirmation retreat a couple of weeks ago, our 10th graders had the opportunity to ask faith questions about things they were still wondering about.  We discussed as many […]

Jesus Changes Everything!

When I was writing this sermon on Monday, I wrote about how Jesus saved us from our sins by dying on the cross for us. This is true, however when […]

10th Grade Faith Questions Part I

This past Sunday, our 10th graders did a mini-retreat as they prepared for their Affirmation of Baptism (confirmation) that will take place on October 28th. In one of our activities, […]