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Septuagesima

When those came who were hired about the eleventh hour, they each received a denarius. (Matthew 20:9)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // December 31, 1969

James 1:19-25 - Rev. Donavon Riley

Today on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Jon are joined by Rev. Donavon Riley, pastor at St. John Lutheran Church in Webster, MN. Pr. Riley continues his study on James with chapter 1 verses 19-25.
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In Radio Show // January 28, 2015

James 1:15-18 - Rev. Donavon Riley

Today on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Jon are joined by Rev. Donavon Riley, pastor at St. John Lutheran Church in Webster, MN. Pr. Riley continues his study on James with chapter 1 verses 15-18.
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In Radio Show // January 28, 2015

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 25: The Lord's Prayer, Introduction

Pastor Buetow begins teaching the Lord's Prayer.  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // January 28, 2015

Let It Go: Your Identity in Christ Trumps Your GPA

There's a lot of pressure in academic circles to make the grade, to stand out, to be exceptional. It can become far too easy to let your GPA become your primary focus. Ramona examines the fine line between pursuing excellence and succumbing to idolatry and reminds us that ultimately it's Jesus and Him crucified in which we have our identity.  [ read more ]

In Articles // January 27, 2015

The God of Awful Things: Comfort, Mercy, and Forgiveness, Even in the Worst of Times

This week on HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about awful things happening and proclaims the Gospel especially in those times.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // January 26, 2015

Episode 306: January 23, 2015

This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Jon are joined by Rev. Donavon Riley, who begins his series on the book of James. Pr. Riley gives us some introduction, how Luther viewed James, and begins making his way through chapter 1.
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In Radio Show // January 23, 2015

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 24: The Creed, Third Article, Part 3

Pastor Buetow wraps up the Third Article talking about the Holy Spirit as the Comforter and teaching on the resurrection of the body and the life everlasting.  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // January 21, 2015

Born Again - It doesn't mean what you think it means

This week on HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about being born again. He uses John 3 and Nicodemus coming to Jesus at night.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // January 20, 2015

Catechism: Intro to the Small Catechism

Now is the perfect time to pull your Small Catechism from the shelf, blow off the dust, and rediscover its value. Before Rev. Cwirla delves into even more Catechism goodness, he lays out its origin and development and why it is the essential tool for nurturing our faith.  [ read more ]

In Articles // January 20, 2015

Episode 305: January 16, 2015

This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Jon have a Free Time Episode and start working their way to a new format. In the first half they go through John 2 and the text of Jesus at the Wedding of Cana. In the second half, they focus on the confession of St. Peter and Mark and Matthew's account of it.
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In Radio Show // January 16, 2015

HT Video Catechism - Ep. 23: The Creed, Third Article, Part 2

Pastor Buetow continues to teach on the Third Article, discussing the gifts which the Holy Spirit uses to deliver the forgiveness and salvation that Jesus won for us.  [ read more ]

In Resources/video/catechism // January 14, 2015