The Largely Catechized Life: What is a God?

This week on the Largely Catechized Life, Pr. Harrison Goodman takes us into the Large Catechisms explanation of the First Commandment.

The Largely Catechized Life: Introduction

In this new Vlog Series from Higher Things, Pr. Harrison Goodman (Pastor of Saint Paul Lutheran Churches in Winside and Carroll, NE) will lead us through Martin Luther's Large Catechism. Here's a [...]

Being a CCV Is All About Jesus

I guess what being a CCV boils down to is the chance to serve our neighbor and we relish the opportunity! It's because the experience is not about us or about what we do, it's about the Gospel [...]

Who Was Martin Luther? Part 4

After Luther's success with the Master of Arts exam, his father, Hans, gifted his son with a sum of money so Martin could buy the necessary books to continue his law studies. However, several [...]

HT Conferences: Exceeding Expectations

I absolutely loved the services we had throughout the day! It was great to have a service in the morning and in the afternoon—they really helped me touch base with Christ amidst all of the [...]

O Lord, Open My Lips

A church musician's prayer is as simple as "O Lord, open my lips," because without faith, we would have no joy in the Gospel. We would have no words to sing of this life won for us. Our music [...]

What Nebraskans Loved About Bread of Life 2016

What is it like to be at a Higher Things Conference? In this article we hear from three members of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Winside, NE. They attended Bread of Life 2016 at Colorado State [...]

Church Is All About You

Church is all about you... but not how you think. Pr. Borghardt teaches us that church really is all about us receiving the gifts of God.

Episode 44: A is for Absurdity

I don't know what happened in this episode. It's about the Law, the Gospel, the Liturgy, the Sacraments, ministry to people with disabilities, babies, baptism, Genesis, sleeping...even a basement [...]

Stand by Me

The promise of baptism is a Jesus who stands by me. The promise is that Jesus will always be faithful though I am faithless (2 Timothy 2:13). He wrapped Himself around me in the waters of my [...]