At Higher Things®, when we work we work, when we study we study, and when we play we play. Part of “daring to be Lutheran” is “daring to study.” So, the Higher Things Resource Section has it all – Gospel Reflections, articles, Bible Studies, HT Media, history, and other goodies for Youth and their counselors. When it’s time to study, it’s time to check this page!

Conference Resources


Check out resources from Twelve 2012 held in Winston-Salem, NC, Maryville, MO, Irvine, CA, and St. Catherines, ON

Given 2010

Check out resources from Given 2010 held in Logan, UT and Nashville, TN.

Sola 2009

Check out resources from Sola 2009 held in San Antonio, TX and Grand Rapids, MI. You can find the conference bible study, plenary audio, sermon audio and even audio from select hymns.

Amen 2008

Check out resources from Amen 2008 held in Scranton, PA, St. Louis, MO and Irvine, CA.

Bible Study Resources

What is God doing in Haiti?

A Bible study on the earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010.

Download Bible Study  |  Download Leader’s Guide

Dust Off Your Catechism

A series of bible studies with leader’s guide covering the six chief parts of the Catechism. These make a great way for youth group leaders to review the Catechism with their youth group members.

The First Chief Part: The Ten Commandments | Leader’s Guide

The Second Chief Part: The Apostle’s Creed | Leader’s Guide

The Third Chief Part: The Lord’s Prayer | Leader’s Guide

Church Year Resources

Advent Resources

A Season of Preparation, Hope and Expectation by The Rev. William Cwirla, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hacienda Heights and President of Higher Things.

Reformation Resources

As Lutherans around the world celebrate the Festival of the Reformation, HT is pleased to offer “Can’t Buy Me Grace!” a Bible Study on the Reformation. This Bible Study is a great way to introduce youth to the history of the Lutheran Reformation and the importance of the true Gospel as central to our Christian Faith. Download the Bible Study booklet and Leader’s Guide right here.

Bible Study in Booklet Form (PDF) | Leader’s Guide (PDF)