The mission of Higher Things® is to assist parents, congregations, and pastors in cultivating, encouraging and promoting a distinctively Lutheran identity among their youth and young adults.
To fulfill this mission, Higher Things:
Higher Things® is a Recognized Service Organization (RSO) of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
Higher Things is an organization of pastors, teachers and laity that seek to teach the faith to the youth of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.
The Rev. George Borghardt, President
Rev. Dr. Carl Fickenscher, Vice-President
Fort Wayne, IN
The Rev. Joel Fritsche, Secretary
Mr. Chris Loemker, Treasurer
Saint Louis, MO
The Rev. Duane Bamsch
Terra Bella, CA
Rev. Chris Rosebrough
Mr. Eric Maiwald
Union Bridge, MD
Mrs. Sue Pellegrini
Dr. Matt Phillips
The executives are roll-up-your-sleeves action types who oversee and coordinate the various operations that make up Higher Things®: Magazine, Web, Conferences, Christ on Campus®, and Leadership Development and Training. They, and the talented people who work with them, are the folks who make Higher Things® happen.
Ms. Sandra Ostapowich, Conferences
Mrs. Connie Brammeier, Business
Kansas City, MO
The Rev. Mark Buetow, Media
Mr. Stanley Lemon, Technology