Category Archives: Reflections

Waiting for Morning

(Originally posted on tvprays.org) 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. 2   Lord, hear my voice! Let your ears be attentive to the voice of my supplications! 3 If you, O Lord, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand? 4 But there … Continue reading

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Lent – March 25

Wednesday night, March 25, we encourage all members of Trinity Lutheran Church, Nampa to pray this devotional at 7pm. You may wish to light a candle as a way of inviting the light of Christ into your sacred space. Our … Continue reading

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Finding Our Way

April Newsletter Column Dear Friends in Christ, As I sat down to write my April column for the Epistle, these words of the Apostle Paul washed over me: “For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will … Continue reading

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Outdoor Ministries and Zoom

Who would have thought that a bunch of camp professionals helped prepare me to serve my congregation in a time of physical distancing? I’m not sure I would have. My council’s executive committee decided to cancel in-person gatherings through March … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day

Eight months ago, my friend Joy and I hiked past Patrick’s Mountain. It was our last official day of hiking. We ended the hike in the beautiful town of Westport, in County Mayo. Who could have imagined that I would … Continue reading

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Well Rooted

One of our church members, Sarah Henthorn, posed a question in a video on Facebook today, “What do we love about our congregation?” Though I know that anything can become an idol, even Christian community, I want to share that … Continue reading

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Anti-Academy Award Post

I already agreed to go to someone’s home for this year’s Academy Awards, so I cannot throw an Anti-Academy Party. So, I decided to write this post. I hope to keep the ranting at a minimum, but I make no … Continue reading

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