Episode 22: January 30, 2009

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] In the 22nd episode of Higher Things Radio Pastor Borghardt interview Sandra Ostapowich of Mount Olive Lutheran Church in Loveland, CO and the [...]

Homily for the Conversion of St. Paul

by The Rev. George F. Borghardt III In the name of Jesus. Amen.   There is only one group that gets the Gospel right in Matthew chapter nineteen.  Just one group.   The Jews blow it.  They [...]

Episode 21: January 23, 2009

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] Tune in to the 21st episode of Higher Things Radio, when Pastor Borghardt will interview The Rev. Mark Buetow of Bethel Lutheran Church in Du [...]

Sola – Grand Rapids is half full!

Sola - Grand Rapids is half full! Gather your registration information and register now at www.sola2009.org, before it is too late. Registrations completed and paid in full by March 1, 2009 are [...]

Homily for Confession of St. Peter

by The Rev. William Weedon Poor Peter went from being the star pupil to the class dunce – and all in a matter of minutes. When Jesus asked: “Who do people say that I am?” the disciples gave the [...]

Episode 20: January 16, 2009

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] In the 20th episode of Higher Things Radio Pastor Borghardt will interview The Rev. Marcus Zill, the founder of Higher Things, current Christ [...]

True Beauty is Only Skin Deep – Or Is It?

by the Rev. Rich Heinz  “Are you hot?” asks a certain Facebook application.  Magazine covers, TV commercials, and movie producers constantly flash images before our eyes of people who are [...]

The Baptism of Our Lord (First Sunday after the Epiphany)

by The Rev. Mark Buetow Jesus comes to be baptized by John and John says Jesus should baptize him. But our Lord says, “Let it be so now in order to fulfill all righteousness.” Warning! Big [...]

Episode 19: January 9, 2009

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] In Episode 19 Pastor Borghardt will call up frequent guest The Rev. David Kind of University Lutheran Church in Minneapolis, MN to talk about [...]

Epiphany: The Other Christmas

by The Rev. William Cwirla Epiphany. The Gentiles' Christmas. The word "epiphany" means "appearing," as in the appearing of a deity, the appearing of God. We celebrate the visit of the magi, [...]