Starting Right

Starting Right

Pastor Dave Koppel

Occasionally there are times that I need to work in another city—whether it's going to a conference, heading to a synod assembly, going to lead a workshop or give a talk. I always find it harder to arrive first thing in the morning and... Read More

Do Unto Others

Do Unto Others

Pastor Dave Koppel

Dear Friends, Last Saturday there was a robotics competition at Hutto High School. One of my confirmation students was part of a team that competed and it wasn’t just building a robot; it was competing in a simulation to repair downed... Read More

The Couch

The Couch

Pastor Dave Koppel

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything that I have commanded you. And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the... Read More

Planning Ahead

Planning Ahead

Pastor Dave Koppel

“Then the kingdom of heaven will be like this. Ten bridesmaids took their lamps and went to meet the bridegroom. Five of them were foolish, and five were wise. When the foolish took their lamps, they took no oil with them;  but the... Read More

Chocolate Milk

Chocolate Milk

Pastor Dave Koppel

On Monday, September 16, 2019, there was a story in the news about New York City’s Board of Education thinking about banning chocolate milk at schools because of the amount of sugar in it. The idea is that little kids who drink chocolate... Read More