Reformation Relevance: Mary and her Child

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

Gather Up, Bring In

God calls us in; He feeds us and reaffirms His love for us.

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.

In December’s ‘Lutheran Witness’

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

Parish Nursing as a Vocation

This presentation will help parish nurses recognize and appreciate their calling to parish nursing

Lutheran Witness: December 2016

This month, we’re shattering Christmas myths!

Consolations for Our Times

As we await the advent of Christ, we need the same consolations for our times

Congregational Anniversaries (December 2016)

Announcements featuring special church anniversaries

In Memoriam (December 2016)

Obituaries for ordained and commissioned ministers.

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.

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.

Psalm tones from Lutheran Service Book

LCMS Worship is pleased to provide these tones from Lutheran Service Book, courtesy of Rev. Sean Daenzer. May they be of help in your worship planning.

O Antiphons: What Are They?

The O Antiphons can continue to teach, enlighten and comfort the Church today.

(Commentary) Annual statistical reporting: beyond the numbers

Synod Secretary Rev. Dr. John W. Sias provides more insight about Synodwide statistics for 2015, compared with previous years’ stories about numbers reported by LCMS congregations and districts.

The challenge: finding translators for hymn texts

The LCMS Office of International Mission hosts its first-ever symposium for hymnwriters and translators Nov. 6-10 in Fort Wayne, Ind.

10 years of ‘Lutheran Service Book’

The Good Shepherd Institute — Nov. 6-8 at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Ind. — commemorates a decade of the LCMS hymnal.