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St. Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

In the same way Sanballat for the fifth time sent his servant to me with an open letter in his hand In it was written, "It is reported among the nations, and Geshem also says it, that you and the Jews intend to rebel; that is why you are building the wall. And according to these reports you wish to become their king. And you have also set up prophets to proclaim concerning you in Jerusalem, 'There is a king in Judah.' And now the king will hear of these reports. So now come and let us take counsel together." Then I sent to him, saying, "No such things as you say have been done, for you are inventing them out of your own mind." For they all wanted to frighten us, thinking, "Their hands will drop from the work, and it will not be done." But now, O God, strengthen my hands. (Nehemiah 6:5-9)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // August 21, 2014

Episode 291: September 19, 2014

This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Brent Kuhlman of Trinity Lutheran Church in Murdock, NE confesses Christ Crucified while talking about Holy Cross day. The Church observes Holy Cross Day on September 14th, but we Lutherans observe every day as Holy Cross day in the morning when we get up and make the sing of the Holy Cross.
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In Radio Show // September 19, 2014

Episode 290: September 12, 2014

In Episode 290 of HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Sandra Ostapowich are joined by Rev. Adrian Sherrill - pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Denver, CO. Pr. Sherrill - through talking about the Noah movie, this years debate between Ken Ham and Bill Nye, and the Genesis account of the flood - teaches us that Noah wasn't primarily a preacher of death and destruction, but a preacher of Christ.
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In Radio Show // September 12, 2014

Impress Me!

Rev. David Kind, pastor of University Lutheran Chapel in Minneapolis, MN, preached on 1 Corinthians 2 at Crucified 2014 in Wisconsin.  [ read more ]

In Articles // September 09, 2014

Church and Fun

This week on HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about having fun in church. Do we go to church to be entertained? Or do we go because that's where God gives his gifts?  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // September 08, 2014

Episode 289: September 5, 2014

This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Sandra are joined by Pr. Joel Fritsche. Pr. Fritsche leads us in a study of Ecclesiastes. King Solomon writes about the meaninglessness of everything outside of Christ.
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In Radio Show // September 05, 2014

Stop Playing the Victim

This week on HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about playing the victim and try to justify ourselves. He teaches us that the only victim in Christianity is Jesus.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // September 02, 2014

Episode 288: August 29, 2014

This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Sandra are joined by Pr. Joel Fritsche. Pr. Fritsche leads us in a study of Ecclesiastes. King Solomon writes about the meaninglessness of everything outside of Christ.
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In Radio Show // August 29, 2014

Died and Raised in Baptism with Christ

Rev. Randy Sturzenbecher's sermon on Romans 6 from Crucified - WI.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 26, 2014

How to Dress for Church

This week on HTV, Pr. Boghardt talks about how to dress for church.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // August 25, 2014

Episode 287: August 22, 2014

This week on HT-Radio Pastor Borghardt and Sandra Ostapowich are joined by Pr. Todd Peperkorn, pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran in Rocklin, CA and one of the founders of Higher Things. Pr. Peperkorn provides some very helpful information on depression and suicide. He points us to our baptism even in the midst of those things.
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In Radio Show // August 22, 2014