Listening Well

I have spent these weeks in my sabbatical trying to listen well. I want to hear God. I want to hear the whispers of the Holy Spirit. I am looking for direction, and wisdom, and guidance. I want these things for our church, and for our family, and for my life. God speaks. I believe … More Listening Well

A New Sermon Series: Bible Stories to Love and Remember

I remember the stories.  I heard them growing up.  In Sunday School, in our home, at my grandparents’ farm, these became stories that helped shape me. The creation story The story of Moses and the burning bush Noah and the flood Jonah and the whale The Exodus Daniel and the lion’s den The story of … More A New Sermon Series: Bible Stories to Love and Remember

Romans in 29 Days

In Trinity’s “Messenger” newsletter for August, I wrote about the experience of re-discovering the Book of Romans this summer as a part of our “Love Letters” summer sermon series.  Here is a 29 day plan for reading the whole book.  You can get it done before the school year begins and still have a few … More Romans in 29 Days

Remember and Reform

“Remember and Reform” John 8:31-36 Pastor Todd Buegler October 24-25, 2015 Reformation Weekend Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the Son of God and Savior of the world!  Amen. The protestant reformation began on October 31st, 1517 in Wittenberg, Germany, when Martin Luther nailed 95 theses, … More Remember and Reform

Deeper into Scripture

Another great question that I received from the “Questions” sermon a few weeks ago:  “I would like to venture deeper into scripture and the Bible.  But it all seems overwhelming.  Where does a novice start?  Thank you for accepting the call to Trinity.” Well first, thanks for that nice comment!  I’m very glad to be … More Deeper into Scripture