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Monday of the Second Week after the Epiphany

But He said, "You cannot see My face; for no man shall see Me, and live." (Exodus 33:20)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // January 16, 2017

Why we go to church and why don't we

Pr. Borghardt teaches us that why we go to church.... and why we don't.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // January 14, 2017

The Largely Catechized Life: God gave you your parents

God commands you to love and honor your parents, not because they earn it, but because God wants to work through them for you.  [ read more ]

In The Largely Catechized Life // January 12, 2017

Gospeled Boldly #38: John's Fanservice

Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke talk about their post-resurrection fishing trip, and reaction to seeing the Lord again, in this episode.
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In Gospeled Boldly // January 10, 2017

Episode 58: O is for Ostapowich

Making resolutions is a New Year's tradition. We imagine that we can "fix" the parts of ourselves, or our churches, or our relationships that we don't like. It is easy to believe we can control our own lives and perfect ourselves.  [ read more ]

In Simulcast // January 10, 2017

The Largely Catechized Life: Jesus for sinners ... every single week

God calls us to receive His gifts in word and sacrament each week because we need Jesus every single week.  [ read more ]

In The Largely Catechized Life // January 05, 2017

Epiphany is the Gentile Christmas

Pr. Borghardt teaches us that, "Epiphany is the For-All-Mas, the Christmas for everyone!"  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // January 05, 2017

Reflections for Epiphany 2017 Now Available

Higher Things presents the next set of Daily Reflections for the weeks of the First Sunday after Epiphany through the Saturday of the Fourth Week of Epiphany, January 8 through February 4, 2017. Reflections are available as a printable booklet and in a variety of other formats below.  [ read more ]

In News // January 03, 2017

Gospeled Boldly #37: God came in through the bathroom window?

Is John cantankerous? That's one of several theories put forth by Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke as they discuss Jesus' appearances before the disciples, Thomas the apostle's skeptical challenge, and the "ending" to John's gospel (...or is it?).
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In Gospeled Boldly // January 03, 2017

The Largely Catechized Life: Holiness looks like something

The style, the things that we do, sing, and wear in church matter because help teach us that God's Word is doing something incredible.  [ read more ]

In The Largely Catechized Life // December 29, 2016

Episode 57: N is for New Man

The Old Adam in us watches for a superhero, a mythical god-man who cannot die. Christ does something that the superhero cannot do, and that we cannot do either. Christ returns to life.
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In Simulcast // December 27, 2016

Gospeled Boldly #36: Jesus beats up death

The Firstfruits from among the dead lives again. Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke go deep on the Resurrection, discussing Jesus' feat and its ramifications for all of mankind.
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In Gospeled Boldly // December 27, 2016