Forever Loved Service

The holidays will soon be here, and they are especially hard when grieving the loss of a loved one. The season kindles memories and traditions while we are painfully aware that our loved one is no longer present. The grief coincides with the celebrations of the season and can make it even harder for us […]

Creating Authentic Christian Community in 2020

Recently, I had a conversation with a couple now visiting Trinity, who have visited churches in San Antonio for almost 4 years looking for genuine Christian community. As I spoke with them, I think I understood what they were looking for and I believe they can find it at Trinity. However, this kind of community […]

Investing Your Time Wisely in 2020

How quickly did 2019 pass for you? I know it went quickly for me! I have a sign on the wall in my offi ce that says, “How we spend our days is how we spend our lives.” Meaning, every day of 2019 you and I made choices that equaled “how we spend our lives” […]

Resources for the Church’s Care of People With Mental Health Problems

In the November 2019 Trumpet, I wrote about the beginning of an Ad Hoc group of Trinity members that want to help answer the question of how we can best support individuals and families impacted by Mental Illness. I also talked about the high probability that most of us at Trinity know someone who has […]

Our Trinity Family

There is not a week that passes without someone calling our attention to mental health, and rightfully so. Mental illness includes conditions as familiar as Alzheimer’s, anorexia, anxiety, bipolar disorder, bulimia, depression, hyperactivity, insomnia, narcolepsy, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic attacks, paranoia, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder, schizophrenia, stress, suicide and more. These illnesses of the brain can […]

Spirit of the Living God, Break Me

In John 14:15-17, Jesus promised his disciples – he promised us “if you love me, keep my commands. And I will ask the Father, and he will give you another advocate to help you and be with you forever—the Spirit of truth. And while the world won’t accept or even recognize him, you will because […]

The Creative Mystery of God by Vicki Hollon

The Creative Mystery of God In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. […]

Highlights from “Aging Like a Christian” by Vicki Hollon

Highlights from “Aging Like a Christian” by Vicki Hollon On April 2nd a good number of Trinity members attended the 2019 C. W. Brister Lecture sponsored by Logsdon Seminary in our sanctuary. While celebrating Logsdon’s success we learned from the guest lecturer, Will Willimon, Duke Divinity School Professor of the Practice of Christian Ministry. Willimon […]

Grand Parenting: A Beautiful Investment in the Future by Vicki Hollon

Grand Parenting: A Beautiful Investment in the Future by Vicki Hollon We have a new grandchild in our family, Eden. Eden’s arrival means added joy, and an increased commitment on mine and Les’ part to make a positive difference in her world. Many grandparents today are making incredible investments to support the younger generations in […]

Looking For A Few Good People: Is God Stirring Something New in You?

Looking For A Few Good People: Is God Stirring Something New in You? Is God stirring a desire in you to help build the Trinity faith community and grow Christ followers? If you are sensing God’s call to help create a new small group, I would love to have a conversation with you about the possibility […]