The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

A Joyful Lent

During Lent, we Christians take time to reflect, to confess, and to repent. But repentance is also a joy—a gift from God that changes our hearts and l…

Whose Land Is It?’

Dr. Reed Lessing’s “Whose Land Is It?” (November ’06) is invaluable because it answers the question at the heart of problems i…

Get in the trenches!

Thank you for Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto’s painfully truthful article, “We Are Needed: Are Lutherans Afraid to Take on the World?” (Novemb…

Worship currents

I enjoyed the article on the new Lutheran Service Book (“His Word-Cast in Song,” October ’06) and commend the Synod’s Commissi…

A Florida Endorsement

Once again The Lutheran Witness shines forth! I very much enjoyed the December edition. I especially appreciated the many articles featuring the Gospe…

Faithful Tithers

by Randy Schroeder We always have been faithful tithers in our worship life at church. During the past year, however, we’ve had so many unexpect…

Shedding Some Light

Kids,James, age 4, was listening to his dad read a Bible story: “The man named Lot was warned to take his wife and flee out of the city, but his…

We Are One People

As One People, we can all set our sights on the One Mission of seeking the lost by proclaiming the One Message that Jesus Christ alone is the Savior o…

The Splendor of Epiphany

The splendor of Epiphany still “epiphanizes” Christians to be the light of the World, sharing Christ with people who cry out for the ‘Light of Light.’…