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The sun sets over a cornfield on Saturday, July 8, 2017, in West Bend, Iowa. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Where have all the Christians gone?

The data are clear: American Christianity is in decline, and every major church body — including the LCMS — is feeling the pinch.

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Snapshot: Ferguson

Micah Glenn “could not have foreseen” returning to Ferguson, Mo., after seminary, but as soon as he received the call, he knew it was where he needed to be.

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Lutheran Witness: November 2017

In this month’s Lutheran Witness, we share trends, data and individual “snapshot” stories that together offer a detailed look at the LCMS in 2017.

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The 95 Theses: A reader’s guide

Many have found the 95 Theses difficult to read and comprehend. This short primer highlights some of the theses and key concepts Luther wished to explore.

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Lutheran Witness: October 2017

Celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation and learn about the 95 Theses, Luther’s rose, “A Mighty Fortress” and more in this month’s Lutheran Witness.

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Rehearsing the narrative of salvation

Our creeds give us a quick, memorable summary of what we as Christians believe, teach and confess.

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