Love is Greater: A sermon for the day Westboro Baptist showed up to protest at Trinity

Kyle and Nancy Larson were members of the last congregation that I served.  They are fantastic people.  At the time, Kyle served as a police officer in the Maple Grove Police Department, and Nancy as a trauma nurse at North Memorial Medical Center.  Since I left, they moved out to Spicer and live there now. … More Love is Greater: A sermon for the day Westboro Baptist showed up to protest at Trinity

So what will we do when Westboro Baptist comes to protest at Trinity?

“Your righteousness is like the mighty mountains,     your judgments are like the great deep;     you save humans and animals alike, O Lord.  How precious is your steadfast love, O God!     All people may take refuge in the shadow of your wings.  They feast on the abundance of your house,     and you give them drink from the … More So what will we do when Westboro Baptist comes to protest at Trinity?

Christmas as Protest

This weekend, I attended Christmas in Christ Chapel, the annual worship service and concert at Gustavus Adolphus College.  Over 350 student musicians presented performed beautiful music around the theme Ubuntu Jesu. A good friend of mine, Pastor Grady St. Dennis, is a college chaplain and Director of Church Relations at Gustavus.  During the worship/concert, Grady stepped … More Christmas as Protest