All posts by tbuegler

Husband, father, reader, guitar player, pastor, a person who is really banking on that whole grace thing!

A Road Map for Faith Formation

It is he whom we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone in all wisdom, so that we may present everyone mature in Christ.   – Colossians 1:28 I miss maps.  Ok, […]

Remember…

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,[a] and let us run with […]

A Little Free Pantry at Trinity

‘Lord, when was it that we saw you hungry and gave you food, or thirsty and gave you something to drink?…And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, […]

When the Spirit Breaks our Hearts

Earlier this week, I wrote in my blog about the first time I was called in to a hospital room where the patient, an elderly gentleman, was dying and his […]

With Full Confidence

I remember the first time I was called in to a hospital room where the patient, an elderly gentleman, was dying and his family was, understandably, in crisis.  I was […]

Nominate a Candidate for Faith Formation Pastor or Deacon

“Now there are varieties of gifts, but the same Spirit; and there are varieties of services, but the same Lord;  and there are varieties of activities, but it is the same God […]

When God says “Go”

One of my all-time favorite movies is the 1981 blockbuster, “Raiders of The Lost Ark,” where Indiana Jones discovers the Ark of the Covenant, the 4-foot long container holding the […]

No Trinity Intern Next Year

We received the unfortunate word last week that Trinity will not be assigned an intern for the 2018-2019 school year. Seminary education is changing rapidly and looks very different than […]

The Best Day Ever*

This is the day that the Lord has made;     let us rejoice and be glad in it. – Psalm 118:24 Sometimes, you’ve just got to tell someone about your day.  And I […]

Always the Skeptic

Imagine trying to convince someone that you’re alive.  I’m not talking about trying to look alert to your pastor after you’ve fallen asleep during a sermon.  (We see everything up […]