Lent 3 Meditation

“But if it is by the finger of God that I cast out demons, then the Kingdom of God has come upon you.” What does it mean if a kingdom comes upon you? That’s not how we normally think of it. [...]

The Divine Service: The Liturgy of Leviticus

Leviticus can be intimidating. Chances are, if you’ve tried to read through the Bible beginning with Genesis and ending in Revelation, you’ve noticed something different already in the third [...]

Gospel Smart Bombs and Confessing the Faith to your Baptist Friends – HT Video Short

The latest HT Video Short from Pr. Borghardt. If you have questions or topics that you'd like discussed on HTV, email them to support@higherthings.org or send text to 936-647-3235.

A Pox on Your House – Gospeled Boldly #79

The Levitical/Aaronic priesthood biffs it again! In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read about the worthless sons of Eli. Some high priests—they take the flesh of the sacrifice [...]

Lent 2 Lectionary Meditation

“Yes, Lord, yet even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their masters’ table.” She had been ignored. Then it got worse – then the insults came. To call a woman a “little dog” was as [...]

Eating for Two – Gospeled Boldly #78

Shiloh = Sin City? In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read about Elkanah’s yearly trips to the Tabernacle, and the strife between his two (count ‘em, two) wives. The one, Hannah, [...]

Lent 1 Meditation

“Again, the devil took Him to a very high mountain and showed Him all the kingdoms of the world and their glory. And he said to Him, “All these I will give You, if you fall down and worship me.” [...]

Faith Lets God Do the “God Stuff” with Drs. Arand and Kolb

Listen to Pr. Riley and Pr. Gillespie riff off this excellent book from 2008. Our Text: The Genius of Luther’s Theology by Charles Arand and Robert Kolb More Show References: Jordan [...]

Friends, Romans, and Countrymen – Gospeled Boldly #77

In which we reach the end of the book of Acts. In this Episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read as Paul gets a little help from his new buddies on Malta. Then, he is delivered to Rome, [...]

Higher Things Magazine – Winter 2017

Bundle up by the fire and get through the remaining weeks of winter with the latest issue of Higher Things Magazine!  From cover to cover, you’ll find articles that consistently turn your eyes [...]