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A mural of Jesus Christ in the chapel of the Mekane Yesus Seminary in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford

Jesus isn’t the rebel you think He is

To see Jesus only as either a zealous renegade or an ardent traditionalist is to ignore His true and fundamental identity.

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Embrace — don’t skip — Advent

Most of us choose to skip Advent for the soft glow of a secularized holiday. But what if we gave this wonderful, preparatory season our full attention?

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Thanksgiving by presidential proclamation?

Thanksgiving worship services, held at the request of the government, seem strange in modern America. Some may wonder if the request is even appropriate.

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Scientists conclude that we shouldn’t be here (yet here we are)

Physicists have determined that the universe should have destroyed itself at the moment it came into existence. And yet …?

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Luther alone?

Everywhere we turn these days, we see Luther’s face and hear Luther’s story. But Luther didn’t act alone. He couldn’t have.

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Laughing with Luther

If you haven’t yet had a laugh while reading Luther, you may be doing it wrong.

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