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.

CTCR releases new report on confession and absolution

At its April 26–28 meeting, the LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relations adopted a new report that focuses on the spiritual benefits of individual confession and absolution for both laity and pastors.

In the June/July Witness: ‘Men set free’

In its June/July issue, The Lutheran Witness digs deeper into the Bible’s vision of what it means to be a “man after God’s own heart.”

Message to the Church about demographic challenges we face

A portion of this “white paper” takes up the demographic challenge of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod. I pray, that as we face challenges with the Word of God, we will continue to grow together in unity.