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 "These things I have spoken to you while being present with you. But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in My name, He will teach you all things, and bring to your remembrance all things that I said to you. (John 14:25-26)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // May 13, 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


Like the boy in this story, our life gets hard and we forget how much we are loved. We know we were loved to the point of death, even death on the cross, but we still feel hated, rejected and hurt by this world.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 22, 2015

When We Fall There Isn't Anyone to Save Us but Jesus

When we fall and are exposed for the hypocrites and sinners that we are that is when Jesus is most our Savior.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 22, 2015

Stanley Spencer, The Meaning of Life in Christ

Rev. Bror Erickson tells us about his introduction to the works of English painter, Stanley Spencer. Though the events of Christ death and resurrection belong to the historical record of time, they are eternal realities of an ever present and loving God who gave His life for you.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 20, 2015

Angry at God

Sometimes God does things you didn't want Him to do or doesn't do the things you want Him to. And sometimes, God is angry at you as well!  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 20, 2015

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 41: The Sacrament of the Altar, Part 1

Pastor Buetow teaches on "What is the Sacrament of the Altar?" It is the true body and blood of Christ.  [ read more ]

In Catechism // May 20, 2015

If Christ has not Risen from the Dead

If Christ has not been been raised from the dead, our faith is meaningless.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 19, 2015

Confessions About Confession, Part One

For us, our salvation is just that: we exert no effort, we do not climb the ladder of piety to gain the approval of God. Kneeling there every Sunday, hearing that I was forgiven simply because Christ, through His called and ordained servant, said so, was the beginning of my consolation.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 19, 2015

WIN - Ep. 3: The Doors Are Open

Pastor Aaron Fenker teaches us about Confession and Absolution in the Divine Service. In Absolution the doors of Heaven are open to us.  [ read more ]

In Worship In A Nutshell // May 18, 2015

You Don't Have to Control Everything

Jesus shows us that outside of our own understanding planning is a universe where God loves us in the giving up of His own son.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 18, 2015