Reflections Writers Wanted

Higher Things is looking for LCMS pastors to be Reflections writers to deliver the Gospel daily to Youth and their families! Writers should strive to communicate salvation accomplished (the [...]

“With the Angels and Archangels”

by The Rev. William Cwirla With the Lord there is always more. More than we dare ask or expect, more than we deserve, and much more than we can see with our eyes… Angels are rarely seen, and [...]

Episode 4: September 26, 2008

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] In the fourth episode of Higher Things Radio Pastor George Borghardt opens up with “Gospel Time”, a monologue on the Parable of [...]

This is the Feast (January 23- 25)

This is the Feast Retreat information 2009.

Spore: Playing God, Promoting Evolution, or Enjoying Creating?

by Nathan Fischer Have you ever wanted to play God? Deep down inside, I think we all do, which is probably why so many people enjoy the games created by game designer Will Wright. He has [...]

Help! My Biology Teacher is an Evolutionist!

by The Rev. Mark T. Buetow First of all, don't panic! Your biology teacher didn't create you, die for your sins, or make you a new creation in Holy Baptism. The Father, the Son and the Holy [...]

Savior Serves Sick Sinners: The Feast of St. Matthew

by The Rev. Paul L. Beisel Tax collectors at Jesus’ time were not known for their honest business principles and spotless reputations. Like today’s car salesmen, tax collectors were renowned for [...]

Episode 3: September 18th, 2008

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] The third episode of Higher Things Radio opens up with an interview with Stan Lemon on Holy Cross Day and the Gospel delivered for you in this [...]

Trinity Season Reflections (Part 5)

The Church continues to live from Jesus' Word and Sacraments as her life and joy. Pastor Bill Cwirla, President of Higher Things, Pastor of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Hacienda Heights, [...]

Is There an Unforgivable Sin?

by The Rev. Dr. Steven Hein Have you ever wondered if you might have sinned so much, or in such a way, that God’s forgiveness in Christ Jesus would no longer apply to you? If you have, what have [...]