This 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 with God, and with each other.  It has been called the event that shifted the way that humans think about the way they relate to … More This Changes Everything

This Changes Everything

As I write this, Trinity’s group of 47 youth and adult leaders are traveling to the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas. Right now they are somewhere in Oklahoma, and are about 5 driving hours away from their destination.  I’m pretty certain that they are all looking forward to getting off of the bus, getting … More This Changes Everything

On Why Words Matter

I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, making every effort to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, … More On Why Words Matter

A Dynamic Faith

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 of my wife’s and my time has been spent outdoors trying to make green things greener.  While spending time in the yard and the garden … More A Dynamic Faith

A Teaching Church

So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be built up until we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature, attaining to the … More A Teaching Church

Opposites

Sunday AM: As I look out of my office window this morning, I see snow blowing almost sideways by the wind…the snow is piled up and I know from my short walk into the building that the cold is intense. And so then I think back just a week.  I was at a faith formation … More Opposites