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Friday of the Ninth Week after Trinity

So David rested with his fathers, and was buried in the City of David. (1 Kings 2:10)  [ read more ]

In Reflections // July 18, 2014

Episode 287: August 22, 2014

This week on HT-Radio Pastor Borghardt and Sandra Ostapowich are joined by Pr. Todd Peperkorn, pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran in Rocklin, CA and one of the founders of Higher Things. Pr. Peperkorn provides some very helpful information on depression and suicide. He points us to our baptism even in the midst of those things.
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In Radio Show // August 22, 2014


This week on HTV Pastor Borghardt talks about depression, suicide, and Christianity.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // August 20, 2014

Making the Sign of the Holy Cross

Today on HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about making the sign of the holy cross. He shares the gift in making the sign of the cross in the morning and evening as the catechism teaches, in the divine service and whenever you remember your baptism.  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // August 20, 2014

River of Baptism

Pr. Randy Blankschaen's sermon from Vespers on Wednesday at Crucified - FL.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 19, 2014


Jesus means a cruciflood for you. This cruciflood saves you. It washes you. It drowns your wicked Old Adam and it lifts you up in the ark of the church.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 12, 2014

Episode 286: August 8, 2014

In episode 286, Pr. Borghardt and Jon are joined by Sandra Ostapowich and Pr. Aaron Fenker. Pastor Fenker talks about his breakaway at the Crucified 2014 conferences, "That Verse You Keep Using: I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means." He walks through some of the more popular verses that are often taken out of context and teaches us what they really mean.
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In Radio Show // August 08, 2014


"But God has saved you in His death. You see, this dead God means a living you. Your sin, your evil, your transgressions have died with Him. Hell smolders no more for you." Pr. Borghardt's Homily from Crucified 2014 Opening Divine Service.  [ read more ]

In Articles // August 05, 2014

Christianity and Evolution

This week on HTV, Pr. Borghardt talks about Christianity and Evolution. Why is creation important to Christianity. What do we lose if we lose creation?  [ read more ]

In Video Shorts // August 04, 2014

Episode 285: August 1, 2014

Today on HT-Radio, Pr. Borghardt and Sandra Ostapowich are joined by Pr. Mark Buetow. Pr. Buetow talks about his breakaway from the Crucified conferences "Baptized, Not 'Gay'." In this episode he talks about how baptized Christians find their identity in their baptism, not in their sin.
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In Radio Show // August 01, 2014

Sanctification: Jesus Living in You

Sanctification is frequently a Christian buzz word. For some it means how we become more holy or sin less the longer we are Christians. With clarity, Rev. Buetow illuminates the Biblical understanding of sanctification that takes us out of the driver's seat.  [ read more ]

In Articles // July 31, 2014