The Festival of the Reformation

by the Rev. Mark Buetow Martin Luther had to be set free. He was a slave to his sins. He had become a monk so that he could spend every hour of every day living a holy life and make God happy [...]

The Purpose of Hymns during the Reformation: Part 3

Luther believed that “music was an ideal means to come to know and proclaim the mystery of God.

Two Women – Gospeled Boldly #105

Forget deathbed conversions—Paul converts others on his own quasi-deathbed! In this episode, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read about how Paul came to the Galatians. Then they observe the [...]

Mark 14 The Lord’s Supper

In this episode, Pr. Kuhlmann continues his Bible Class on the Gospel of St. Mark, focusing on the Lord’s Supper.  

Beware the But of the Gospel! – HT Video Short

The newest HT Video Short - Three words that change the universe still

HT Video Catechism – Ep. 3: The First Commandment

In episode 3 of the Higher Things Video Catechism, Pr. Buetow teaches us about the first commandment and fearing, loving and trusting in God above everything.

The Irony of being “Lutheran”

Rev. Mark Buetow Martin Luther the monk. October 31. 95 Theses. The Diet of Worms. “I will not recant; Here I stand, so help me God.” Knight George. Popes. Councils. Excommunication. A staged [...]

Is the Reformation Still Relevant?

The heart of the matter is expressed no better than in the fourth article of the Augsburg Confession, the foundational document of the teaching of the Lutheran Church. "Our churches teach that [...]

Episode 252: October 25th, 2013

[ download lowfi version ] [ download hifi version ]   This week on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Jon talk to Jon’s sister, Bekah Kohlmeier. She talks about being a Lutheran College [...]

Wanna Celebrate Reformation? Dare to be Lutheran!

by The Rev. Mark Buetow The rally cry of Higher Things is “Dare to be Lutheran!” In October, Lutherans celebrate Reformation Day , the day when Dr. Martin Luther posted his 95 Theses on the [...]