Dear friends, Two weeks ago, I was made aware of allegations of sexual abuse of a minor by James Oakland, who served as an associate pastor at Trinity from 1976 … Continue reading An Important Announcement for Trinity Members
It was a beautiful day in Jamaica! (spoiler alert: it usually is) We were up for breakfast at 7am and after hearing our scripture for the day, we were on … Continue reading Mission Jamaica Day 4 – Tuesday
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 … Continue reading One of the shooting victims in Thousand Oaks sang at Trinity last year…
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
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 … Continue reading This Changes Everything
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.) … Continue reading At the End of Your Rope
Has there ever been something that you really, really wanted…or maybe even something that you needed…and you just couldn’t quite get there? Maybe it’s a goal…or a hope…but it’s something … Continue reading So Close
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
It’s very quiet in the Sanctuary this morning. I came in early to prep the details for our Easter celebration service (Sunday morning, 6:00am, 8:15am, 9:30am and 10:45am). I made … Continue reading In-Between
My heart hurts tonight. As I’m writing this, I’m listening to the coverage of the shooting in San Bernadino, California. There are victims who have been killed. Two suspects have … Continue reading How Long O Lord?
“That Awkward In-Between Time” Luke 21:25-36 Todd Buegler November 28-29, 2015 Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the Son of God … Continue reading That Awkward In-Between Time