In his great book on adaptive leadership, “Canoeing the Mountains,” Tod Bolsinger tells the story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. In August of 1805, Captain Meriwether Lewis stood at … Continue reading Way Off the Map
Dear friends, We are all well aware of the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The leadership team at Trinity has been paying close attention to what is going on, and … Continue reading Trinity’s Response to the COVID-19 Virus
The power of water is an amazing thing to witness. Certainly, we saw that earlier this week. The heavy rains Thursday and the flooding between here and Rochester were a … Continue reading Nope. Never Again.
A number of years ago, I was in New Orleans for a continuing education conference. I was in the hotel lobby, deep in conversation with a colleague after the evening … Continue reading A Turn in the Story
This Lent, we are focusing our Wednesday, mid-week Lenten worship services on the word “Scarred.” God created the world and declared it to be “good.” But sin and brokenness entered … Continue reading Scarred
Every year, around 6 weeks before Easter, the Christian church celebrates Ash Wednesday. This year, Ash Wednesday falls on March 6. Tomorrow. You will see people walking around with black smudges on … Continue reading Ashes on our Forehead
At this time of year, there is energy, and excitement: The school year is rolling Sunday School, confirmation and adult faith formation launch this next week Today, we’re sending a … Continue reading Messy Relationships
“That Awkward In-Between Time” Luke 21:25-36 Todd Buegler November 28-29, 2015 Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the Son of God … Continue reading That Awkward In-Between Time
This is another in the occasional series of posts responding to faith questions people wrote early last fall: The question: “It is promised in the Bible that we will not … Continue reading Does God Give You More Than You Can Handle?
Every morning, somewhere right around 6:00am, I crawl out of bed at the sound of the alarm, put on my coat and my boots, along with a stocking cap and … Continue reading Seasons
“From Promise to Fulfillment” Mark 1:1-8 Todd Buegler December 6-7, 2014 Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus the Messiah, who comes … Continue reading From Promise to Fulfillment
Today I had the opportunity to be a part of my first staff meeting with the Trinity staff. We had, I think, a good meeting. There was good conversation, there … Continue reading Staff Meeting