The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

Revitalizing Congregations

The first resolution adopted by convention delegates encourages the Synod, in conjunction with its Ablaze! goals, to revitalize at least 2,000 existing congregations by 2017.

The Synod in Convention

One Message—Christ! His Love is Here for You!
This is the theme for the Synod’s triennial national convention.

Practice what you preach

Thank you for the interesting article regarding race relations in the most recent Witness issue.…

By Faith we believe in the Resurrection

The latest article by Dr. Paul L. Maier— “The Mystery of the Missing Body”(April)—hits the…

Call it what it is

I’d like to comment on something I read in the convention preview article in the…

Defending the Unborn

I was deeply offended by the letters to the editor column in the March issue…

On “Reclaiming the Church’s Young”

Thank your for the excellent article, “Reclaiming The Church’s Young in a Culture of Change.”…

Seeking Ablaze!

Each month I look forward to receiving The Lutheran Witness. I especially enjoy reading the…

Fear and the racially split church

The recent Christ Call of Uwe Siemon-Netto (June Witness) for Lutheran Christians—in combating racism, threats,…

KFUO Then and Now: Tours Remain Popular

 by James Heine Over KFUO’s eight decades of service to the LCMS, more than a…

For President

For President The men nominated by LCMS congregations to stand for election as Synod president…

One Gift–Many Messengers

by Roland Lovstad One Gift—Many Messengers: National Offering Supports Seminaries One Message: Christ,” the LCMS…

KFUO: Streaming Worldwide on the Web

With the help of modern technology, KFUO, the radio ministry of the LCMS, now reaches listeners in every corner of the world 24/7.

A Parent’s Classical Perspective

by James Heine “I love classical music, and I love CLASSIC99,” says Karen Andersen, a…

Fan into Flame: Igniting Hearts

Fan into Flame kindles ministry in Florida. Historic church in Russsia reclaimed.

Judging “The Judge Who Changed History”

I waited for quite a while, but I couldn’t keep silent on some concerns I…