Lutheran Witness


God’s Rich Mercy: Everybody Knows That?

by Rev. Dr. Thomas Egger In his letter to the Ephesians, St. Paul proclaims that our God is “rich in mercy” (Eph. 2:4). Throughout Holy Scripture, no other description is so central to the character of God. When the children of Israel rebelled against Him in the wilderness, building and worshipping a golden calf, they […]

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Lutherans Engage


Youth Ministry: Connecting Young People to Christ

Matthew Rhodes, a 19-year-old college sophomore from South Dakota, said his local church and youth ministry helped him find a solid faith in Jesus Christ. Learn how LCMS Youth Ministry works with congregations and districts, and serves as a resource and a network for their ministry to young people inside and outside the Christian faith.

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Ministry News


StewardCAST Newsletter – August 2014

In this issue from LCMS’ Stewardship Ministry, an updated list of objectives for stewardship ministry is provided. The goals listed are practical and functional and are meant to be applied to situations that are both internal and external. The list’s intended audience is individuals, families and congregations. The Board of Stewardship has adopted these objectives […]

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Press Room


LCMS President calls for prayer, peace amid Ferguson, Mo., unrest

Together with other residents of metropolitan St. Louis, I have been saddened and worried by the events of the past week in Ferguson, Missouri. So, I write today for one simple reason—with one great need. I write to ask for your prayers.

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