by the Rev. Daniel Woodring
Holy Baptism does not take away the Great Tribulation. It unites us with Christ so we will never suffer hardships alone.
by the Rev. Todd A. Peperkorn
In the 2nd century, St. Polycarp died a martyr's death. As Christians today, we can learn from Polycarp's death and know that Christ will never abandon us.
by the Rev. Scott Stiegemeyer
Jesus has broken the power that death has over each one of us. When we each stop breathing one day, death won't be a defeat, but a means for God to glorify us as He glorified His eternal Son, Jesus Christ.
Results of Higher Things First Annual Writing Contest.
by Sandra Ostapowich
The Cross stands between us and God. When He looks at us through it, He sees the new us clothed in Christ, without a body marked by sin.
by the Rev. Eric Andrae
This new Higher Things column focuses on the people and products that make up our popular culture, but from a Lutheran perspective.
by the Rev. James Winsor
In the darkness of depression the love of Christ is all you have. And as it turns out, you don't have Christ at all until all you have is Christ.
by Kathy Luder
Is there more to Sunday School than just eating doughnuts?
by the Rev. David Petersen
Pride may seem right, but it really is selfish, self-centered, and, yes, sin.