You may be familiar with the “pay it forward” phenomenon which has hit drive-thru lines at fast-food places and coffee shops in the last few years. One person will go … Continue reading Pay it Forward
A number of years ago, I was in New Orleans for a continuing education conference. I was in the hotel lobby, deep in conversation with a colleague after the evening … Continue reading A Turn in the Story
Today, we’re excited that Erin and Emily Hagen are going to write our team’s blog post and reflect on our day: Today was our 3rd (and final) day at WestHaven … Continue reading Mission Jamaica Day 5 – Wednesday
Note: Because of the storm today, no regular worship services took place at Trinity. The sermon was given during an online mini-worship and devotion. The video of this can be … Continue reading Y H T K W G D B Y C D W J W D
Today I am writing with wonderful news! Pastor Amanda and Paul Floy are very excited to announce their engagement to be married. Their wedding will happen here at Trinity on … Continue reading A Wonderful Announcement Regarding Pastor Amanda!
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…
About 6 months ago I was looking around on YouTube and found a video from a channel called Yes Theory. In this video there were 4 guys in their mid … Continue reading God’s Love 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
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 … Continue reading Plumb Line
Kyle and Nancy Larson were members of the last congregation that I served. They are fantastic people. At the time, Kyle served as a police officer in the Maple Grove … Continue reading Love is Greater: A sermon for the day Westboro Baptist showed up 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 … Continue reading So what will we do when Westboro Baptist comes to protest at Trinity?