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Thursday of the Fifth Week of Easter

"A man had a fig tree planted in his vineyard, and he came seeking fruit on it and found none. And he said to the vinedresser, 'Look, for three years now I have come seeking fruit on this fig tree, and I find none. Cut it down. Why should it use up the ground?' And he answered him, 'Sir, let it alone this year also, until I dig around it and put on manure. Then if it should bear fruit next year, well and good; but if not, you can cut it down.'" (Luke 13:6-9)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // March 24, 2015

How to Start Going to Bible Class

Pr. Borghardt does a "How to" video on how to start going to bible class. He suggests talking with pastor about what bible you need and grabbing a buddy.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 06, 2015

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 39: Confession, Part 2

Pastor Buetow teaches us how to go to Confession and the gift of absolution that gives us a clear conscience.  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // May 06, 2015

How to Read the Scriptures

We know we should be reading the Bible more often. But where do we start? Pr. Borghardt teaches us how to read the scriptures.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 05, 2015

Te Deum Pre-Conference Bible Studies

This three part "Te Deum" Bible Study will examine the themes and confession of Christ and His work in the words of the "Te Deum Laudamus."  [ read more ]

In News // May 05, 2015

Baltimore

How do we respond to lawlessness and riots when they go on in our country. Pr. Borghardt teaches us in the context of the Baltimore riots.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 04, 2015

Singing to the Ascending Lord

Today is Cantate Sunday. "O Sing to the Lord a new Song."  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 04, 2015

Bruce Jenner

This week Bruce Jenner revealed that he has dealt with gender dysphoria since his youth. Pr. Borghardt teaches us that our identity is found in Christ.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 04, 2015

St. Philip and St. James

Today the church remembers the Apostles, St. Philip and St. James. Pr. Borghardt tells us a little bit about them.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // May 04, 2015

Farting in Church

The devil deals in doubt and uncertainty. Jesus deals in the sure and certain. By remembering your baptism and the gifts Jesus gave you there you are on solid ground.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 04, 2015

Te Deum: HT For A Day

Have you been wanting to see what a Higher Things Conference is all about, but aren't able to get away for a whole week? Higher Things For A Day is now available for all three Te Deum conferences* this summer!  [ read more ]

In News // May 01, 2015

Episode 318: Your Post-Confirmation Life - Rev. Mark Buetow

This week on HT-Radio, Pastor Borghardt is on vacation, so Jon takes the host chair. Jon is joined by Pr. Mark Buetow. Pr. Buetow talks about what happens after Confirmation and how the post-confirmation life is all about running back to your Baptism.
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In Radio Show // May 01, 2015