It is horrible, and my heart breaks. George Floyd was restrained. He wasn’t fighting or resisting. In fact, he was begging “please.” Watching the video, I can think of no … Continue reading Race, Violence and George Floyd
Guest blog: Pastor Cindy Halverson, our amazing and gifted visitation pastor, shares a word today… “Pray for our country. This will be the first Easter in the history of our … Continue reading A Word of Hope
In my years in ministry, I’ve walked into a lot of hospital rooms. And in doing all these visits, I’ve noticed something: I almost never visit the patient alone. With … Continue reading Distant, but not Separate
Dear friends, In the last 10 days, it feels like we’ve experienced ten years’ worth of “change.” Everything feels different and there is no road map, no manual, no GPS … Continue reading A Trinity Update – March 19
And God said, “it is good.” It is good. It is amazingly, astonishingly, good. And we are the beneficiaries of this goodness. The scripture tells us that there is an … Continue reading Created Fresh
Growing up, our family would occasionally road trip. Sometimes it was to visit the grandparents. Other times it was to spend a few days at a lake somewhere, trying (and … Continue reading How Much Longer?
Five years ago yesterday, I walked in to Trinity Lutheran Church for the first time as its pastor. From one perspective seems like those five years have just flown by. … Continue reading Reflections on My First 5 Years at Trinity
“If we are to love our neighbors, before doing anything else we must see our neighbors. With our imagination as well as our eyes, that is to say like artists, … Continue reading Seeing Each Other