What’s Right

So let us not grow weary in doing what is right, for we will reap at harvest time, if we do not give up. Galatians 6:9 We live in a transactional world. We do things because we receive things. We go to work, so that we earn a living We loan someone money, expecting repayment … More What’s Right

Them and Us

If you drive along Minnesota’s north shore, 30-40 minutes up highway 61 past Duluth, you will come to the lovely little town of Two Harbors.  When you get to Two Harbors, you take a right onto Waterfront Drive, and go until you get about half-way down the hill, towards Lake Superior.  You will come to the intersection … More Them and Us

Get Up and Go

“Get up and go.”   If you were to ask me to quote some of the most important phrases in the Bible…these words would definitely be in my top five.   Some version of “arise and go,” “get up and go,” or just “go” is spoken by God in just about every book of the Bible.  They are … More Get Up and Go

A Wonderful Announcement Regarding Pastor Amanda!

Today I am writing with wonderful news! Pastor Amanda and Paul Floy are very excited to announce their engagement to be married.  Their wedding will happen here at Trinity on Friday, June 7. They are both very happy, and we are all thrilled for them. People may ask questions like: “Does this mean Pastor Amanda … More A Wonderful Announcement Regarding Pastor Amanda!


On August 28, 1963, on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stepped up to the podium and delivered his famous, “I Have a Dream” speech. It is a speech that has embedded itself into the DNA of American culture.  At the very end of his speech, King … More Free

Flipping Hearts

In the evening, when Lori and I sit on the couch and we flip on the TV, I’ll surf up or down the channel lineup.  It drives Lori a bit nuts, but as often as not, when channel-surfing, I’ll stop when I run across one of those house-flipping shows.  You know the ones, where they … More Flipping Hearts

But We Are Here

“But We Are Here” Funeral Service: Elaine Floy Luke 10:25-37 Rev. Todd Buegler September 17, 2016 Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the Son of God, who is the resurrection! Amen. I’m just going to go ahead and say what I think many of us have … More But We Are Here

Step Out

“Step Out” Acts 9:1-19a Pastor Todd Buegler Trinity Lutheran Church October 25-26, 2014 <While walking in from the back of the Sanctuary dragging the tree branch…> It was the time shortly after Jesus’ resurrection, and it wasn’t safe to be a Christian. The disciples and other believers went underground. This new Christian movement had been … More Step Out