To Tell the Truth

In my younger days, I would take youth groups out on cross-country trips to build homes with Habitat for Humanity.  On the night before we left, we would always gather with families for a short worship service.  And at that worship, we would give every young person who was going a small cross, on a leather lanyard. … More To Tell the Truth

Breath of Life

We do it without even thinking about it. Somewhere between 12 and 16 times a minute, our chest contracts and then expands, and our lungs fill with air. The lungs extract oxygen, which our body uses to pump our blood, move our limbs, and power our thoughts. We do this over and over, from birth, … More Breath of Life

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

Step In

“Step In” Hebrews 10:19-35 Pastor Todd Buegler Trinity Lutheran Church October 11-12, 2014 Grace and peace to you, from God our Creator and from Jesus, who welcomes all. Amen. Jillian Lynne was a young woman who grew up in Great Britain in the early part of the 20th century. Today, she is 88 years old. … More Step In