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Thursday of the Last Week in the Church Year

"Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool. (Isaiah 1:18)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // October 07, 2014

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 16: The Creed, First Article, Part 1

Pastor Buetow teaches the first part of the First Article of the Creed: Creation!  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // November 26, 2014

Peace for Ferguson that Surpasses All Understanding

True peace is found in the wounds of Christ. This is a peace that surpasses all understanding. It's a peace that no reason can grasp, but is yours by faith. It's the only true peace for the residents of North St. Louis County, peace for Mike Brown's family, peace for the protesters, peace for the police, and true peace for you.  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 25, 2014

A Eucharistically Thankful T-Day

This week on HTV, Pr. Borghardt encourages you to have a Eucharistically Thankful Thanksgiving Day.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // November 24, 2014

Episode 299: November 21, 2014

This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Mark Buetow joins Pr. Borghardt and Jon to talk about Thanksgiving and giving thanks to God. In the last segment Sandra Ostapowich talks about her recent move to Plano, TX.
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In Radio Show // November 22, 2014

2014-15 Advent and Christmas Reflections Now Available

Higher Things announces the 2014-15 Advent and Christmas Reflections! These daily devotions will take you through the days of Advent as the Lord prepares us for the coming of Jesus at Christmas and again on the Last Day. Then we hear the Good News of our Savior's being born to save sinners!  [ read more ]

In News // November 20, 2014

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 15: Overview of the Creed

Pastor Buetow provides and overview of the Creed as found in Luther's Small Catechism.  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // November 19, 2014

Dare to Be Lutheran: What Does This Mean?

Rev. Borghardt reminds us that "Dare to be Lutheran" is more than a motto - it's a phrase that points us back to the Solas of the Reformation: faith alone, grace alone, Scripture alone and it declares boldly: It's all about Jesus!  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 18, 2014

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 14: The Close of the Commandments

Pastor Buetow teaches on the Close of the Commandments.  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // November 12, 2014

Wimpily Weak, Imbecilicly Foolish, and Incredibly Effective

Pastor Bruce Keseman's homily on 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 from Crucified 2014 in Mequon, WI.  [ read more ]

In Articles // November 11, 2014

Life Changing Decisions and How to Make Them

In this episode of HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about making life changing decisions. Do you take the job or not, get married or stay single, where do you go to school?  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // November 10, 2014

Episode 298: November 7, 2014

This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Donavon Riley completes his bible study on Galatians. He teaches on the last half of Galatians chapter 6.
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In Radio Show // November 07, 2014