Sabbatical Day 13 Do you not know?    Have you not heard?The Lord is the everlasting God,    the Creator of the ends of the earth.He will not grow tired or weary,    and his understanding no one can fathom.  He gives strength to the weary    and increases the power of the weak.  Even youths grow tired and weary,    and young men stumble and fall;  but those who hope in … More Renew

Congratulations Pastor Madison on your Call to Austin

Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send, and who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I; send me!”  – Isaiah 6:8 Our Intern Pastor, Madison Chelberg, has received her first call to serve as an Associate Pastor at St. Olaf Lutheran Church in Austin, Minnesota.  We … More Congratulations Pastor Madison on your Call to Austin

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.  I think of the lights of the Christmas tree and the smells of good food cooking and delicious goodness baking in the oven.  And the sounds…I … More Cradle of Light

Almost There

One of the things I think of during the Advent and Christmas season are road trips.  As a kid, almost every year we would load up the car and head to Grandma and Grandpa’s farm for Christmas.  We’d fill the middle seat of our Ford Country Squire station wagon (the one with the wood paneling … More Almost There


“Light” Isaiah 2:1-5 Pastor Todd Buegler Lord of Life Lutheran Church November 16-17, 2013 Grace and peace to you, from God our Creator and from Jesus Christ, who is light in the darkness.  Amen. You might remember a few years ago, at roughly this time of year, we had a pretty massive Wednesday night thunderstorm … More Light

“Face of God”

“Face of God” Isaiah 6:1-8 Pastor Todd Buegler November 17-18, 2012 Lord of Life Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the Son of God who is the Christ.  Amen. One Wednesday night in 1993 at Chicago Stadium, the Bulls were playing the Miami Heat. A 23-year-old fan by the … More “Face of God”