Just Don’t Condemn the Gospel!

Sometimes we can view the Reformation as though what was taught was "fighting words." We can sometimes think of the Reformation as the big, bold battle where we played our theological version of [...]

Pastors? Try Appreciating the Word!

October is (for some reason that is beyond me) now deemed to be Pastor Appreciation Month. Now, at my congregation that means that there was a cake in my honor at the quarterly Voters' meeting, [...]

October 31: The No-Trick-All-Treat Celebration of the Reformation

As Lutherans, we have another perspective on October 31. For us it is remembering the day in 1517 that Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany. This is when [...]

Praying for Your Front-Line Pastor

There are far too many people who seem to think that their faithful pastors are shrinking violets or spineless buffoons who are unable (or even unwilling) to hear of your demons and sins. Perhaps [...]

GB 35: The Burial of Jesus

Pastor Brown and Thomas Lemke address the bodily care of Jesus following his death, and the manner in which he was buried.

Who Was Martin Luther? Part 9

Martin Luther's move to Wittenberg did not lighten his workload at all. In fact, if anything, after he received his special license that made him a candidate for the doctorate in 1512, Luther's [...]

Episode 50: G is for Grounded

Pastor Riley and Kate discuss the ongoing identity crisis that we face each day.
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The Largely Catechized Life: A God Who Wants to Take Care of You

In this episode of The Largely Catechized Life, Pr. Goodman teaches us that in the First Commandment, you have a God who wants to take care of you so that you don't have to take care of yourself.

The Largely Catechized Life #9: A God Who Wants to Take Care of You

https://higherthings.org In this episode of The Largely Catechized Life, Pr. Goodman teaches us that in the First Commandment, you have a God who wants to take care of you so that you don’t [...]

Higher Things Magazine – Fall 2016

The leaves are changing and the mornings have become crisp and cool, which means it's time to launch Higher Things Magazine's Bread of Life Retrospective fall issue, featuring several HT [...]