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Wednesday of the Week of Pentecost

With these words God tenderly invites us to believe that He is our true Father and that we are his true children, so that with all boldness and confidence we may ask him as dear children as their dear father. (Small Catechism: The Lord's Prayer, Introduction)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // May 13, 2015

Don't Repay Evil with Evil

Don't repay evil with evil. Christ as taken on all the evil from all time. Our evil and our neighbor's evil.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 27, 2015

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 42: The Sacrament of the Altar, Part 2

Pastor Buetow teaches on the Words of Institution. How can Jesus' give us His body and blood to eat and drink? Because that's what His Words say!  [ read more ]

In Catechism // May 27, 2015

Confessions About Confession, Part Two

In my mind, I really only transgressed the Law on a handful of discrete points. The evangelical subculture in which I was raised only stigmatized certain sins and consequently only fetishized certain virtues. I'd been conditioned to know I was accountable for all the Law, but only because I hadn't kept it perfectly on a couple of points. Some sins didn't need forgiving because I hadn't committed them.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 27, 2015

WIN - Ep. 4: Psalms, Psalms Everywhere

The Psalms are everywhere in our worship. They are the prayers and praises of the Old Testament saints of God.  [ read more ]

In Worship In A Nutshell // May 26, 2015

Making Peace Within Our Church

"Peace I leave with you, My Peace I give to you." In this live we're going to have misunderstandings and disagreements in the church. But never can we stop trying to make peace with each other.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 26, 2015

Memorial Day and The Freedom to Preach Christ

Today we celebrate Memorial Day in the United States. Memorial Day is important for Lutherans because it gives us the freedom to preach Christ in this Country.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 25, 2015

Let Christ Do the Job, Stanley Spencer "Christ Carrying the Cross"

Another Stanley Spencer painting "Christ Carrying the Cross" echoes El Greco's famous illustration by the same title, but with more narration as it shows Christ willfully, almost cheerfully carrying the cross through Spencer's hometown of Cookham in place of Jerusalem as the people absent mindedly follow Christ by going about their own business of carrying their crosses of vocation.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 24, 2015

Pentecost and the Spirit

Pentecost and the Spirit are all about delivering the gifts of Christ to you.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 24, 2015

Not Orphans

When we are most afraid that God is going to leave us alone, we hear Jesus's promise, we will never be alone and never be forsaken.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 24, 2015

Episode 321: Pentecost - Rev. George Borghardt & Rev. Mark Buetow

This week on HT-Radio, Pastor Borghardt is joined by HT Media Executive, Rev. Mark Buetow. Pastor Buetow teaches us all about Pentecost, the day the Holy Spirit was poured out.
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In Radio Show // May 22, 2015

America is Losing Its Religion

America is losing its religion according to a pew research pull. As Lutherans, we don't want to be part of the religion that others don't want to be either. As Lutherans, we're all about receiving Christ.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 22, 2015