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Many methods available for year-end gifts to Synod

Gifts can be made in a variety of ways — by mail, over the phone, in person or online — through Dec. 31.

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Reformation Relevance: Mary and her Child

An excerpt from a recently translated Christmas Day sermon by Martin Luther.

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Mel Gibson's gory new war film tells the true story of Private First Class Desmond Doss — in a strong performance by Andrew Garfield — a World War II American Army medic and conscientious objector who wanted to save lives, not take them.

Movie review: ‘Hacksaw Ridge’

Mel Gibson’s gory war film is not for everyone, but it takes Christian faith seriously and encourages viewers toward ethical living within their vocations.

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In December’s ‘Lutheran Witness’

This issue of the magazine addresses a variety of misconceptions regarding Christmas.

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Registration opens Feb. 1 for LWML convention in Albuquerque

The Lutheran Women’s Missionary League gears up to celebrate its 75th anniversary at the June 22-25, 2017, convention.

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Pastoral students take part in a class at a training center of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Tanzania. Funds from the LCMS National Offering will be used to strengthen theological education in international mission fields served by the Synod. (LCMS/Erik M. Lunsford)

First National Offering allocation offers ‘tremendous impact’

The gifts totaling $411,305.69 will be used to support “ministry priorities” including national and international mission work and the Synod’s two seminaries.

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