Episode 26: February 27, 2009

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] In the 26th episode of Higher Things Radio and the first ever Lenten episode Pastor Borghardt opens with a sort of ashey monologue. [...]

Ash Wednesday 2009

by The Rev. George F. Borghardt III In the name of Jesus. Amen.   Thank God for Lent.  I love Lent.  Just love it.  Thank God for Ash Wednesday. You should love Lent too!  Get excited about [...]

40 Days of What?

by The Rev. Mark Buetow Friends, Romans and Youth, “Lent me your ear.” Today, Ash Wednesday begins the Holy Season of Lent. What is Lent? Lent is a Holy Season of the Church Year lasting 40 [...]

Skipping Meals is Not Healthy

by The Rev. Rich Heinz If you have ever watched The Biggest Loser, one of the bits of information you may have gleaned is this: skipping meals does NOT help weight loss.  Long-term fasting is [...]

SOLA Registration Closes in Just 11 Days!

Be sure to register your group before registration closes on March 1, 2009. Sola in Grand Rapids, MI at Calvin College is now more than two thirds full and Sola in San Antonio is close behind, [...]

Episode 25: February 20, 2009

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ] In the 25th episode of Higher Things Radio the man behind the scenes, the one, and the Chicago Cubs fan in Wisconsin, Jon Kohlmeier fills in [...]

2009 Lenten Reflections Avaiilable

Higher Things is pleased to present our 2009 Lenten Reflections. Follow our Lord to the cross, all the while giving up that religion that centers on you. Behold our Lord going to Calvary for our [...]

Philipp Melanchthon (1497 -1560)

by The Rev. William Cwirla Philipp Melanchthon was born this day in the year 1497 at Bretten near Karlsruhe, the son of Georg Schwarzerd, armorer to Count Palatine Philip.   At the age of ten he [...]

The Feast of St. Valentine, martyr

by The Rev. William Cwirla So who was Valentine?  Well, you actually have three guys to choose from.  According to the New Advent Encyclopedia, my on-line source for all things Roman Catholic, [...]

Sola Registrations Filling Up

Higher Things Summer Conferences are filling up! Sola in Grand Rapids, MI at Calvin College is now two thirds full and Sola in San Antonio is close behind at half full. There is still room [...]