God’s Call Changes Everything

Hi, I’m Nicole Weber. Over the summer I went to the youth gathering in Houston. We focused on a general theme each day. And then, at night in NRG stadium, […]

This Changes Everything

The resurrection changes everything Everything. The resurrection of Jesus Christ has been called the single-most significant event in human history.  It has been called the event that changed our relationship […]

When Jesus Changed His Mind

In 1803, Napoleon Bonaparte, made the decision to sell land to the United States.  In what came to be known as “The Louisiana Purchase,” he sold 828,000 square miles of […]

Coffee AND Mission…at the same time!

Ok, I have to admit…I like coffee.  You probably know that.  You see me walking around church with my giant Mickey Mouse coffee cup.  And, in the church world, we […]

As for We and Our House

The year was 1876, and the United States was celebrating its centennial.  Other nations sent dignitaries to the celebrations and brought gifts to honor this nation as it celebrated 100 […]

Gathering Together…At the Fair

Note:  This blog post was first published in the “Pastor’s Perspective” column in the Owatonna People’s Press, August 18, 2018 Perhaps this is true for you too:  Today, if I […]

At the End of Your Rope

The nerd factor in the Buegler house is fairly high.  (My wife would want you to know that the “nerd gene” is dominant on the male side of the family.) […]

Congratulations Pastor Madison on your Call to Austin

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!”  – Isaiah 6:8 […]

A Summer Unlike Anything Else

One of the signs of a congregation’s healthy, vibrant ministry with young people is when its young adults serve for the summer during their college years at one of our […]

Plumb Line

You’ve heard his words.  His speech is embedded into our national culture.  On August 28, 1963, The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., spoke to a quarter million people, gathered […]