That’s the danger of complaint. We make ourselves God, and it feels so good and righteous at the time, but it never ends well.
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God’s chosen means of bestowing saving grace are not dependent upon a church’s art and architect, but one church in Wisconsin found it a true joy to build a sanctuary to express reality.
by Rev. Donald Jordan “Christ is risen. He is risen, indeed. Alleluia!” With that joyous acclamation to one another and to the world, one would think that Easter and the resurrection of Christ from the dead would not only be a joyous day but an exuberant time as well. In reality, however, Easter seems to […]
by Rev. Matthew Wietfeldt A recent study by the National Center of Health Statistics shows that the number of unmarried, cohabiting couples having children has quadrupled since the 1970s. Should this surprise the Christian? Absolutely not. Why? Sin. Sin destroys everything and everyone that it touches, including marriage and the family. However, our Lord loves […]
by Ed and Ruthie Szeto October Baby is a touching movie about a young woman who, upon learning that she was adopted after a failed abortion attempt, embarks on a journey to find her birth mother. The movie’s tagline, “Every life is beautiful,” plays off of Psalm 139: “For You formed my inward parts; You […]
by Naomi Stephens Every paper I wrote as an undergraduate was finished sometime between the magic hours of 3:00 and 6:00 a.m. Wilted in the back corner of a Starbucks, Id bash my head frantically on the keyboard, waiting for my creative juices just to get with the program. Then, wired on yet more caffeine, […]
About the Lutheran Witness
The flagship magazine of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The Lutheran Witness is a monthly publication (11 issues per year) that offers Synod news, features, columns, Q&A's, and more.
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