Places Everybody

Right now, we are in the midst of one of my favorite times.  It is the 18 days that make up the Olympic Games.  In the Buegler household, we don’t watch a whole lot of TV, but during Olympic season, we watch.  We watch: figure skating, downhill skiing, figure skating, snowboarding, figure skating, speed skating, … More Places Everybody


Joe Rantz was one of nine young men who represented the United States in the 8-man rowing, or “crew” races in the 1936 Olympics in Berlin. Their story is told in a fantastic book by Daniel Brown that I just finished called The Boys in the Boat.  While the book tells the story of the … More Suddenly


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

Judge of Character

“Judge of Character” Luke 7:36-50 Todd Buegler June 11 & 12, 2016 Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the Son of God who brings healing, and wholeness! Amen. It’s the end of the school year in the Buegler household. The school lockers have been cleaned out, … More Judge of Character