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The Fourth Sunday of Easter

Truly, truly, I say to you, you will weep and lament, but the world will rejoice. You will be sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn into joy. (John 16:20)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // March 24, 2015

Jubilate! Jesus Turns Tears into Joy Sunday

Today on HTV, Pr. Borghardt teaches us about Jesus turning tears to joy as we rejoice in Jubilate Sunday!  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 26, 2015

Higher Things Development Executive

Are you an experienced fundraiser with excellent communication skills, who enjoys building relationships with existing and potential donors, and would love to use your skills to help Higher Things grow? We are looking to hire a part-time Development Executive for our team.  [ read more ]

In News // April 26, 2015

St. Mark

Today we rejoice in the gift of St. Mark and his Gospel account.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 25, 2015

Life is Eternal

Yesterday we talked about Life being too short. Today, Pr. Borghardt teaches us that this life is also eternal.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 25, 2015

Life is Too Short

Life is too short to not receive things as gifts from God.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 25, 2015


Physical and emotional pain, hurt. When we are hit with that pain we still have peace in Christ.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 25, 2015

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 37: Baptism, Part 4

Pastor Buetow teaches on the daily use of our baptism, discussing the catechism question, "What does such baptizing with water indicate?"  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // April 25, 2015

Lutheran or Christian?

Today on HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about how we identify ourselves. Are we called Lutheran or Christian? Does it make a difference?  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 25, 2015

Romanizing Tendencies

"We've always done it this way." Pr. Borghardt shows us some of our Romanizing Tendencies. He teaches us that truth is not because we've always done it this way, or because the bishop says so, but because it is truth found in Holy Scripture.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 20, 2015

Good Shepherd Jesus

Jesus is our Good Shepherd. He lays down His life for His sheep.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 20, 2015

The Psalms!

The Psalms are the prayerbook of the church. There are psalms for morning, evening and everyday!  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // April 18, 2015