The Lutheran Witness

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective

Christian Soldiers

by Rev. Andrew Simcak Jr. Whether you know it or not, you, dear Christian, are at war! We need to man our battle stations because we are in a life-and…

Shedding Some Light

One for “Q and A”As a farmer with many tasks that need to be done quickly when weather permits, too often I miss Sunday services. My quest…

The Task at Hand

In response to Rev. Oscar Gerken’s November 2006 comments regarding the supposed error in the Lutheran Service Book, there is no error. From chi…

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.’…

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…