If you follow me you know I got a lot of email about the LCMS National Youth Gathering this year. I try not to be too parochial here, but it was hard to ignore the questions entirely. So, I was even more pleased when a young lady named Emi reached out to me in order to talk about her experience at the NYG this year. I think you’ll find the conversation surprising on many levels, some good, some less so.
A RevFisk Raw Interview.
Pastor George Borghardt is pastor of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Bossier City, LA, but you probably know him from his work with Higher Things, an organization dedicated to daring youth to believe in grace alone through faith alone for the sake of Christ alone.
At a recent conference, I had a chance to sit down with him for what was supposed to be a one hour set. Instead, we talked for two hours, covering a gambit of topics from the most controversial hotbeds of distraction to the way the near loss of his daughter seventeen years ago changed his life and set him free.
I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
Higher Things https://higherthings.org/
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