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Friday of the Sixth Week after Easter

Then he led them out as far as Bethany, and lifting up his hands he blessed them. While he blessed them, he parted from them and was carried up into heaven. And they worshiped him and returned to Jerusalem with great joy, and were continually in the temple blessing God (Luke 24:50-53).  [ read more ]

In Reflections // March 17, 2016

What I Would Like Young Adults to Know about the Church

Christ has claimed you as His own in Holy Baptism. He has written your name in the Book of Life. He has made Himself clearly present to you in His Word and Sacraments. Your journey to adulthood need not be a solitary one. The life of the church includes your life as well.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 06, 2016

A Wrangler Kind of Church

When I think about the question, "What church is being handed down to my daughter?" I find many similarities between the church and the Jeep with one exception, the church is a much greater gift and it was given to us by God's grace and love demonstrated in Christ Jesus.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 05, 2016

When God Rolls up His Sleeves: Paul Gerhardt on the Cross of Christ

Pr. Gaven Mize demonstrate that when studying Gerhardt's devotional understanding of scripture, it's not too difficult to see that he was never far from the cross.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 04, 2016

The Bridegroom and His Bride

She is His Bride. He is her Bridegroom. He loves her. She is loved by Him. He does all that He does for her. She receives His love and loves Him in return.  [ read more ]

In Articles // May 03, 2016

Bread of Life Day Passes Now Available!

Are you, or someone you know, interested in attending Higher Things for a single day? We have Higher Things® For A Day passes available at all three conferences this summer!  [ read more ]

In News // May 02, 2016

Pentecost through Trinity 4 Reflections Now Available

Higher Things® is pleased to announce the availability of the 2016 Pentecost through Trinity 4 Reflections series. This set of Reflections covers from May 15 through June 25, 2016.  [ read more ]

In News // May 01, 2016

Sing for Your Neighbor

So, sing! Love your neighbor by singing for them. Sing hymns throughout the week with your neighbor and for yourself! Sing the hymns that talk about the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ for you—and for your neighbor, too! Then, when you go through trials and temptations, when you get sick and are near death remember that the church is there singing with you, singing to you, and singing on your behalf.  [ read more ]

In Articles // April 22, 2016

The Catechized Life: Amen

At the end of the Lord's Prayer comes the short word, "Amen." It's not a signal that the prayer is over. It is a solid word that affirms that everything we have just said is true and that the Lord has actually heard us.  [ read more ]

In The Catechized Life // April 19, 2016

Upcoming Deadline For Bread of Life 2016

The 2016 Bread of Life Conferences are getting closer. Take note of some of our upcoming deadlines.  [ read more ]

In News // May 01, 2016

Episode 31: Jesus is risen from the dead...what's the point?

The power of the resurrection is the power of freedom to hope all things, forgive all things, believe all things...to point everyone to Christ, to say, "There's our God, there's our Lord. This is what he's done for you too. Receive it, believe it, enjoy it, be satisfied by it...because it's everything."
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In Simulcast // April 14, 2016

Sadie

Kaitlin Jandereski shares a poem that she wrote for her college poetry class. The poem deals with life of the unborn and why it matters.  [ read more ]

In Articles // April 13, 2016