The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

A Welcome Return

Thank you for reinstating the Bible study “Searching Scripture” in The Lutheran Witness. I have…

Christian Soldiers

by Rev. Andrew Simcak Jr. Whether you know it or not, you, dear Christian, are…

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.”

Taking Christ to Cambodia

Gospel doors are opening in this Buddhist country, where the murderous Pol Pot regime and the dream of a Cambodian refugee sparked the start of the country’s first LCMS-affiliated congregation.

A Joyful Lent

During Lent, we Christians take time to reflect, to confess, and to repent. But repentance is also a joy—a gift from God that changes our hearts and lives.

Torn Shirt

Tearing our garments and dumping ashes on our heads to demonstrate our repentance are anachronistic today. What replaces them in our lives as we enter Lent?

The Blind Are Leading the Blind

Lutheran Blind Mission is out to prove there is powerful truth in the phrase “the blind leading the blind” when it comes to leading people to Christ.

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…

Does an Ill-Informed Vote Equal Sin?

In Missouri this past November, and possibly in some other states across America, citizens voted…