Ever read a great article in Higher Things magazine and thought you'd like the opportunity to give writing for youth a try? Do you think your blog post would be a blessing to youth? Higher Things Internet Services is looking for writers to volunteer their talents for an upcoming online project.
We're looking for articles of 500-1000 words, dealing with everyday contemporary issues facing teens and college students, and, of course, focused on the Gospel of Jesus Christ. (Articles are subject to editorial and doctrinal review. No limitations on the number of articles submitted.)
We also need volunteers to serve as additional theological editors and copy editors for this task. Now is the time to get involved with the wacky projects of Higher Things Internet Services!
Here is a list of possible topics you might consider. (This is not exhaustive.)
- What's Going On at Church - Festivals, Seasons, Rites, Liturgy, Fasting, Alms, Hymns, etc..
- Everyday Life - Dating, Drinking, Parties, Peer Pressure, Piercing /Tattoos, and Pornography
- What Other Religions/Denominations Believe - Holidays (Sacred, Secular and Other religions), "Choosing Jesus", Scientology, Cults, Latter Day Saints (Mormons), Jehovah's Witnesses, Wiccans, Witchcraft, and Magic.
- Joining Organizations - Campus Crusade, Campus Life, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Gideons, InterVarsity Fellowship, Oaths, Fraternities and Sororities, Accountability Groups, Fraternities and Sororities
- Questions about the Bible - The "Great Commission", Mary Magdalene, Mark's Gospel & Snakes, A "Road to Damascus" Experience, Jesus' Genealogy, the Date of Easter, Paul at the Areopagus, Blasphemy of the Holy Spirit, The Rapture, Seven Deadly Sins, Speaking in Tongues, and Baptism by Fire.
- Books and Movies - Theses from Law & Gospel, Religious Movies, Purpose Driven Life, Prayer of Jabez, Self-Help Books, Reality Shows, and Movie Reviews.
- Games and Computers – Xbox vs. Playstation, Windows vs. Mac, Why Linux?, Reviews of your favorite games, Violence in Gaming, MMROPG, Too Much/Just Enough, Roleplay, D&D, etc.
- Vocations - Laity, Deacons, Elders, Deaconesses, Serving the Military, Gender Roles, Church worker, What do you Wanna Do When You Grow Up?, Why I am a Lutheran.
- Tough Calls - Insurance & the 1st Commandment, Cremation, Gambling, Stem-Cell Research, Science & Ethical Issues, Organ Transplants, Euthanasia, and Political Parties
- Catechesis - Ministry, Conversion, Gifts of the Spirit, Christology, Sacramentology, Natural Law, Law and Gospel, Justification, Sanctification, Holy Baptism, Forgiveness, Holy Absolution, Preaching, The Word, the Lord's Supper, Closed Communion, Infant Baptism, etc.
- Things Invisible - Demonology, Angels, Ghosts, Things that Go Bump in the Night, Principalities and Powers
- Suffering - Suicide, Eating Disorders, Racism, Abortion, Divorce, Abuse, Self Mutilation, alcoholism, drugs, sickness, cancer, AIDS, mental illness.
- Fun Stuff – Short Stories, Fiction, Top 10 Lists, Silly Songs and Stories, and comics, Why I Love HT, etc.
Interested? Have questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Happy Writing! While your noses are to the keyboard, check out the writers’ guidelines and suggested topics for Higher Things Magazine at http://higherthings.org/magazine/writers.html.
Rev. George F. Borghardt III
Internet Services Executive
Higher Things, Inc.
St. Mark Lutheran Church