The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

Shedding Some Light

One for “Q and A”As a farmer with many tasks that need to be done…

Family Counselor: Pornography in the Marriage

by Dr. William B. Knippa I was startled recently when I discovered my husband looking…

The Task at Hand

In response to Rev. Oscar Gerken’s November 2006 comments regarding the supposed error in the…

Needed: Missionaries of Any Age

Missionary Chuck Groth, 58, calls his work in Cambodia “great fun” and “the hardest work you’ll ever love.”

The Stem ‘Sell’

Despite what its proponents say, the fact remains that human cloning for any reason cannot be justified.

Prayers for Baby Terri

An unwanted pregnancy and a determined church staff

“Two Kingdoms vs. One Me”

The Lutheran doctrine of two kingdoms explains how God works in His spiritual kingdom and His earthly kingdom. But man’s selfish nature is to trump both with “me.”

Godparenting for Dummies: A Practical Guide

What does it mean to be a godparent? It means traveling a lifelong faith journey with your godchild.


A teenager’s search for God brings a wonderful surprise.

Whose Land Is It?’

Dr. Reed Lessing’s “Whose Land Is It?” (November ’06) is invaluable because it answers the…

Get in the trenches!

Thank you for Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto’s painfully truthful article, “We Are Needed: Are Lutherans Afraid…

Worship currents

I enjoyed the article on the new Lutheran Service Book (“His Word-Cast in Song,” October…

A Florida Endorsement

Once again The Lutheran Witness shines forth! I very much enjoyed the December edition. I…

God’s “Pro-Life” Bible

by Richard Cody Imagine for a few minutes that some of the best-known Bible stories…

Faithful Tithers

by Randy Schroeder We always have been faithful tithers in our worship life at church.…

Shedding Some Light

Kids,James, age 4, was listening to his dad read a Bible story: “The man named…