The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

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…

One Message: Christ

The 63rd Regular LCMS Convention meets July 14-19 in Houston. Learn about the nominees for president and their insights on the needs of the church.

More Good News for Thirsting Souls

I was reading in the May 2007 issue of the Lutheran Witness how people “recycled”…

Reclaiming the Church’s Young

Mid-adolescents have become masters at deceiving adults into thinking everything is okay.

The “Dumbing Down of Lutheranism”

President Kieschnick’s article is most timely and very necessary.  A good sermon should be the…

The Sin of the Racially Split Church

When discussing race relations in America, shock jocks and outrageous pundits may rule, but Lutherans have a perfect theological antidote—if they would only employ it.

The Return of “Searching Scripture”

Thank you, thank you, thank you.  It was a wonderful surprise when I opened the…

Extravagant Grace

A summer camp experience demonstrates God’s love in powerful ways.

Extravagant Grace

A summer camp experience demonstrates God’s love in powerful ways.

“Our Marvelous Bodies” – Missing Something?

Another excellent issue of the Witness.  The new format is exceptional.   The article titled “Our…

Remembering the Family

by Gregory Wismar One of the features of summertime is attending family reunions. Sometimes these…

Sounding off about LSB

It was with sadness that I read the editorial last issue expressing perplexity over the…

Shedding Some Light

Down to EarthA learned scientist approached a minister and said, “I don’t want you to…

Stewards of Everything

While reading the candidates’ views on the funding of the Synod’s work in the June/July…

Providing Support

by Dr. William B. Knippa A young family in our congregation adopted a baby girl;…