Every year, around 6 weeks before Easter, the Christian church celebrates Ash Wednesday. This year, Ash Wednesday falls on March 6. Tomorrow. You will see people walking around with black smudges on … Continue reading Ashes on our Forehead
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 … Continue reading 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 … Continue reading 10th Grade Faith Questions Part II
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 … Continue reading Jesus Changes Everything!
Hope is a feeling in your heart. It will get you through any situation. It will carry you through the good and help you through the bad. It’s like a … Continue reading God’s Hope Changes Everything
This summer, a lot of us are going to load up planes, trains and automobiles and hit the road. We’ll go to the beach, to the lake, to the cabin, … Continue reading Taking Church With You
I’ve spent a lot of time in the last couple of weeks with my hands deep in dirt. Between weeding, tilling, weeding, planting, weeding, landscaping and weeding, a significant portion … Continue reading A Dynamic Faith
This weekend, I attended Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual worship service and concert at Gustavus Adolphus College. Over 350 student musicians presented performed beautiful music around the theme Ubuntu … Continue reading Christmas as Protest
As I’m writing this, I can hear music drifting down the hallway from the Sanctuary. “Be strong in the Lord, and in His mighty power…” There’s a ton of kids … Continue reading It’s a Beautiful Sound
This is another in the occasional series of posts responding to faith questions people wrote early last fall: The question today: “With all the religions out there, how do we … Continue reading Knowing
“Walk in the Storm” Sermon Series: “If You Want to Walk On Water, You Have to Get Out of the Boat” Matthew 14:22-26 Rev. Todd Buegler Trinity Lutheran Church February … Continue reading Walk in the Storm
Here is the video that I referenced in my sermon this weekend: And the text of the Washington Post article about the Joshua Bell experiment can be found here.