Posts with the tag “madden”
Video Short: October 14, 2020
by HT Content on October 14th, 2020
Host: George BorghardtGuest: Sandra Madden, Erica Jacoby Woke Wednesday returns to tackle Domestic Violence! Wait, we have a new guest? Sandra Madden, the Content Executive For Higher Things and a member of the LCMS watch board on Domestic Violence and Child Abuse, is here to discuss domestic violence with Erica Jacoby, and Pastor Borghardt. About the Host: Rev. George Borghardt, Pastor at Immanue...
Under the Cross: When Relationships Go Bad
by Katie Hill on October 12th, 2020
The thing about abuse is that it is not defined solely by the abuser’s actions, but that those actions serve a purpose. It’s all to make the victim to fear the abuser. Abusers don’t abuse because they’re angry or lose control. They abuse because they believe they’re entitled to and completely justified in treating their partner that way to get what they want.
Flex: Really Receiving
by Katie Hill on September 17th, 2020
Receiving means trusting that what you’re receiving is ultimately for your good and is meant to bring you to Christ. It means knowing that the Lord takes care of you through the men He’s given to serve you and sacrifice for you. There’s no way we can do any of that on our own, no matter how much we try.
Helpful Things: Are You Ready for a Miracle?
by Katie Hill on September 1st, 2020
By Sandra Madden Since I began attending and coordinating Higher Things conferences, I've witnessed so many miracles. It's always in different cities but from pretty much the same place. I always watch it happen in the very back of the chapel--lectern side. I don't know why I stand there and rarely sit; that's just where and how I end up. The miracle is that what goes on is not supposed to happen....
Digging Deeper: But It's Not Fair!
by Katie Hill on August 20th, 2020
Vocations aren't about our wants or our rights. They're the ways we're given to serve the people around us. They're not about what we want; they're about what our neighbors need. Sometimes we don't even get to use those wonderful abilities we pride ourselves on; we have to serve people we don't even like. Sometimes we are even served by people who aren't as skilled at doing the tasks of their vocations as we would be.
Under the Cross: The Surreal Life
by Sandra Madden on May 28th, 2020
When the only good thing we can find in our days and lives is to be able to say, “I am baptized,” rejoice! You have already been given everything. Things aren’t just going to get better one day when we’re in heaven—all of heaven was given to us in Baptism.
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