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St. Matthias, Apostle

And they cast their lots, and the lot fell on Matthias. And he was numbered with the eleven apostles. (Acts 1:26)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // February 24, 2017

My first name is pastor - The Largely Catechized Life #27

God promises to work through offices. These offices have titles. Dad. President. Pastor.  [ read more ]

In The Largely Catechized Life // February 23, 2017

Concord #7: Ministry

Justification is getting lined back up again, like this paragraph is “left justified” because the words are lined up straight on the left side. Justification is how we get pointed back toward God; it’s how we get restored to that right relationship with Him that we lost. And being right with God, we also become right with the world.  [ read more ]

In Articles // February 23, 2017

Reflections for Lent 2017 Now Available

Higher Things presents the next set of Daily Reflections for the season of Lent, Ash Wednesday through Holy Saturday, March 1st, 2017 through April 15, 2017. Reflections are available as a printable booklet and in a variety of other formats.  [ read more ]

In News // February 21, 2017

None of These Things - A Meditation on Luke 18:34

Jesus Christ is not your fairy godmother. He's not a genie in a bottle or a falling star to wish upon. He's not in the business of wish fulfillment.  [ read more ]

In Articles // February 21, 2017

I'll Tell You... in Song! - Gospeled Boldly #43

In this episode Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke read the song of Deborah, offering notes on the text, and observations on the place of victory tunes in times past.
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In Gospeled Boldly // February 20, 2017

HT Video Short: The Gospel and why some religious folks are scared of it

The newest HT Video Short: The Gospel and why some religious folks are scared of it  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // February 19, 2017

Your 3 Dads - The Largely Catechized Life #26

God wants to take care of you. He does it through different people in different ways.  [ read more ]

In The Largely Catechized Life // February 16, 2017

Concord #6: Justification

Justification is getting lined back up again, like this paragraph is “left justified” because the words are lined up straight on the left side. Justification is how we get pointed back toward God; it’s how we get restored to that right relationship with Him that we lost. And being right with God, we also become right with the world.  [ read more ]

In Articles // February 16, 2017

Episode 63: T is for TheologyBook

This week the fantastic four discuss what happens when we encounter fake theology on social media. How do we decide what is true, good theology? The internet is full of different teachings, opinions, and general ramblings about Scripture. How do you choose what is worth reading and considering?  [ read more ]

In Simulcast // February 14, 2017

We Don't Know How God Will Use His Word - A Meditation on Luke 8:4-15

Farmers must cringe when they hear what we normally call the Parable of the Sower.  Seed is rather expensive (at least if you buy good seed), and in this parable so much seed gets seemingly wasted.  [ read more ]

In Articles // February 14, 2017

Dripping With Confidence - Gospeled Boldly #42

In this episode of Gospeled Boldly, Pastor Eric Brown and Thomas Lemke start to get the clue that Judges is not a book for the faint of heart.
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In Gospeled Boldly // February 13, 2017