Category Archives: Trinity Lutheran

Youth Reflections on Houston

HOUSTON TRIP I was really excited about the trip to Houston because I love exploring new places. Even the 34 hours on the bus was fun at times. We played games and got to know one another. Houston was so … Continue reading

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Star Word – Relationship

On Epiphany Sunday many of us at Trinity Lutheran Church, Nampa picked up Star Words, a word or phrase to guide self-reflection and action throughout 2018, as the star guided the magi to the baby Jesus. My word was Relationship. … Continue reading

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Lent 3 – Word of Hope

Last night at our midweek Lent service I read Isaiah 55:1-13, another of the required readings for the Easter Vigil Service. (Here are verses 10-13, “10 For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven, and do not … Continue reading

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Exodus – Lent 2

Last night we continued our journey to the Easter Vigil by hearing the story of God delivering the Israelites from Pharaoh and the Egyptian army, ending with Prophet Miriam praising God with song and dance. I shared a reflection by … Continue reading

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Creation – Lent 1

This year for our midweek Lent worship services, we at Trinity Lutheran in Nampa, Idaho are journeying towards the Easter by reading through the Easter Vigil texts. We began this week with the creation story from Genesis 1. I read … Continue reading

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What Makes Me Happy at Trinity

A more accurate description would be, what gives me joy, but I have started listening to the podcast “Pop Culture Happy Hour,” which usually ends with a piece called “What’s Making Us Happy.”  So, in preparation for this coming Sunday’s … Continue reading

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Baptism and Communion at Trinity

This coming Saturday I will be with worship students at Northwest Nazarene University, our local liberal arts school.  Professor Brent Peterson asked me to come and talk about Baptism and Communion.  I have spoken in several of Peterson’s classes and … Continue reading

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