Let the Dog Out

I have a recurring task set up on my computer’s “to-do” program for noon, every Tuesday. At that time, I get a reminder that pops up on my screen that says “Let the Dog Out.” On Tuesdays, before the pandemic, Lori would go all day to the Twin Cities for her work. And because we … More Let the Dog Out


“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely,[a] and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before us…”      – Hebrews 12:1 One of our family traditions is that on Memorial Day weekend, at … More Remember…

You Too

There is a young girl who comes up with her family when we serve Holy Communion.  When I see her coming in my line, I always smile…because I know what is coming. When it is her “turn” in line, she steps up to me with a big smile.  Her mom is standing behind her, usually … More You Too

Luther500 Germany Trip: Surrounded

There have been many “holy moments” during the Luther500 Germany trip.  Time spent in conversation with friends, good fellowship, worship…all these things come together to create an amazing experience. But the moments that really caught my attention were the moments sitting in these amazing sanctuaries.  Some of which were well over 500 years old. The … More Luther500 Germany Trip: Surrounded


The Buegler family has spent a lot of time in the last week watching the Olympics.  It’s fun to watch it together and talk about the different events.  (Olympic Race Walking?  That’s really an event?) I’ve been struck by the incredible attention to detail.  The angle at which a swimmer’s hand enters the water can make … More Perfection