The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

Shedding Some Light

Forgive us our errant passesUncle Matt went to watch his nephews Ian, 5, and Brighton, 4, play basketball. Before the game, they were explaining to hi…

Jesus’ Bones?

The March 4th Discovery Channel documentary “The Lost Tomb of Jesus” claimed that the 10 ossuaries discovered……

Worship paradigms

In his January letter regarding the new Lutheran Service Book, Mr. Timothy R. Dahlstrom asks whether a similar resource might be available for those i…

Pursuing history

I commend you on “Mercy, Lutheran Style” by Dollie Raabe (November 2006). It was the first time I had heard of Rev. Johann Friedrich Bueng…

Facing Unemployment

by Dr. Leslie (Jack) Fyans I’m facing a layoff at work and am very anxious about what to do. My wife also works, but we can’t make it on h…

The Stem “Sell”

I found Dr. James Lamb’s January article “The Stem Sell’” well written, and I share his opinion. I do not do so lightly. I am …