Travel the US with ‘Lutherans Engage the World’

The Summer 2019 issue features stories from California, Texas, Kansas and Georgia.

June/July ‘Witness’ all about convention

At the heart of the issue is a “Meet the Candidates” section that includes an in-depth Q&A in which each of the candidates shares his perspective on key issues and challenges facing the LCMS.

CTCR report looks at ‘Christians and Social Media’

The report seeks to consider how Christians can “best use — or, if necessary, avoid the use of — this technology to glorify our God and Savior, build up the Body of Christ and extend His kingdom in the world.”

Spring ‘Engage’: Brought together in Christ

In Papua New Guinea and around the world, God brings His people together to confess Christ and bear mercy for their neighbors in His name.

April ‘Lutheran Witness’ looks to the cross

The Lent/Easter issue features a walk through St. Matthew’s account of the Passion and an in-depth examination of “apologetics under the cross.”

March ‘Witness’: Christian fellowship in a hostile culture

The March issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the theme “Life Together, Set Apart.”

New preaching module studies ‘the baptized life’

The module offers both written and video resources and encourages pastors to spend time together in discussion and practice.

‘An inexpressible treasure’: CTCR releases report on Holy Baptism

Other newly available documents from the CTCR are a discussion guide and Bible study to accompany the 2018 report on the royal priesthood and a Spanish-language version of the Bible study for the 2012 report on immigration.

February ‘Witness’ asks, ‘Who is my neighbor?’

The issue explores how Lutherans show God’s love by working to meet the physical and spiritual needs of those around them.

Winter ‘Engage’: Changing lives through Christ’s mercy

The issue follows God’s people as they serve those in need in Kenyan refugee camps, immigrant communities and disaster zones.

Albrecht pens history of Lutheran Television

Lutheran Television: Glory Years, by the Rev. Dr. Ardon Albrecht, chronicles the history of Lutheran Television and its flagship show, “This is the Life.”

New resource encourages pastors in personal prayer

“The Pastor’s Life of Prayer” is the newest resource from Post-Seminary Applied Learning and Support, or PALS.

December ‘Lutheran Witness’ celebrates — and possibly ruins? — Christmas

Among other topics, the issue considers how Christians’ observance of Christmas may sometimes serve to distract rather than enrich their celebration of Christ’s birth.

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission: Caring for the homeless

LCMS Urban & Inner-City Mission offers helpful resources to assist in caring for the marginalized, including the homeless and others in need.

In the Fall ‘Engage’: Crossing barriers and borders

The Fall 2018 issue of Lutherans Engage the World looks at a few of the ways God is working through Lutherans around the world.

In the October ‘Witness’: Ministry and mental health

The October issue of The Lutheran Witness examines topics relating to ministry and mental health.