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?
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The doctor’s blunt pronouncement hit me squarely between the eyes: “You have macular degeneration.”
What hopes, dreams, or goals do you have for the future—for yourself and for your family? What about for your church?
I was disappointed to read that Dr. Albrecht felt The Nativity Story (December) was “faithful to the biblical account.” How could he fail to note the inaccuracies regarding the Magi and the glaring omission regarding the announcement to the shepherds? Concerning the juxtaposition of the shepherds and the Magi, I hope the filmmakers weren’t suggesting […]
The Q&A reply to “Is self-communion appropriate?” (December) rightly emphasizes the corporate character of Holy Communion. On that basis, Article 24 of the Augsburg Confession rejected “private masses” at which only the celebrant is present. However, readers could conclude from the reply that if the friend of W.M. and his wife celebrate Holy Communion in […]
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The flagship magazine of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, The Lutheran Witness is a monthly publication (11 issues per year) that offers Synod news, features, columns, Q&A's, and more.
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