The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

Full House, Full Hearts

Welcome to the Stahlkes, with three boys, two girls, two dogs, a lot of kid-fueled chaos, and parents eager to adopt a sixth child from Ukraine!…

Chastity Pact

by Dr. Randy Schroeder Our friends and their daughter recently signed a “pact” whereby the daughter promises to remain a virgin until she …

Shedding Some Light

Bible study at the Round TableOur grandson Noble Wulffraat, a first-grader, has always loved being read to and now is just as enthusiastic about readi…

Is God Green?

The Bible gives us a powerful sense of our place in the world and what it means to love God, serve our neighbors, and appreciate and respect creation.…

Our Marvelous Bodies

We tend to have a theological blind spot when it comes to the stewardship of our bodies, caused to a large extent by our neglect of the biblical doctr…