I’m Yours, Lord!

The sign of the cross is one of the most ancient, yet simple traditions in the Christian Church. Katie makes the case that it just might be something you want to practice as a visible reminder [...]

Anxiety and the Sacraments

Whether you are plagued by anxiety or only occasionally grapple with it, Emilyann shares some of her own struggles with anxiety and how she has realized that there’s no doubt the Sacraments serve [...]

How Baptized Are You?

What an odd question! Either you’re baptized or you’re not, right? As Rev. Goodman points out, we live in an era where the world tries to measure everything on an emotional scale, even our [...]

My Hiding Place: Christ Is for Me

It’s been one of those days and you feel lower than whale spit. You might even wonder if God is on your side. Rev. Borghardt passionately declares that, for the sake of Jesus, the Father always [...]

#whoami

Rev. Borghardt emphasizes that, as a baptized child of God, you are free to live in Jesus and rest in the knowledge that He promises to work good in your life - no matter how many times you might [...]

The Divine Service: Baptized

“And Moses said to the congregation, “This is the thing that the LORD has commanded to be done.” And Moses brought Aaron and his sons and washed them with water” (Leviticus 8:5–6). Leviticus is [...]

Augustana IX – Baptism

Pr. Borghardt continues our Advent tour of the Augsburg Confession. Today we study Article IX – Baptism. If you have questions or topics that you’d like discussed on HTV, email them [...]

Truth and Grace

Truth and grace—these are simple terms, yet for the Christian struggling with mental health issues, they mean survival. Kelly compellingly shows how her Lutheran faith in Christ and His [...]

Loving Your Older Neighbor

Through her own recent experience with a dear friend, Kaitlin opens up our eyes to be more aware of our older brethren in our churches. To foster a relationship with an older believer in the [...]

Who Am I?

That's a good question and probably one of the most common asked by each one of us. The key, according to Rev. Goodman, is deciding whether you are going to listen to the world's answer or God's [...]