Tag: Light

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 […]

A Bumper Sticker Kind of Faith

When I’m driving, I love pulling up behind cars that have a lot of bumper stickers.  I don’t know what it is, but I kind of get a kick out […]

So what will we do when Westboro Baptist comes to protest at Trinity?

“Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains,     your judgments are like the great deep;     you save humans and animals alike, O Lord.  How precious is your steadfast love, O God!     All […]

A Different Kind of Church

In college there was a woman that I wanted to ask out on a date.  I was very nervous about it.  I was in my dorm room with a couple […]

Christmas as Protest

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 […]

Cradle of Light

We have visions in our mind of what the seasons of Advent and Christmas “look like.”  When I think Christmas, I think of it as a cold and dark evening. […]

And the Soul Felt It’s Worth

“The Soul Felt it’s Worth” Luke 2:1-14 Pastor Todd Buegler December 24, 2015 (Christmas Eve) Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, […]

From Darkness to Light

Thoughts from Germany: From the Service of Light, in “The Order of Evening Prayer.” “In the name of the Father, and of the + Son, and of the Holy Spirit. […]


Every morning, somewhere right around 6:00am, I crawl out of bed at the sound of the alarm, put on my coat and my boots, along with a stocking cap and […]

To be Three

“To Be Three” Luke 2:1-14 Pastor Todd Buegler December 24, 2014 Trinity Lutheran Church A sermon for Christmas Eve: Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from […]