Video: 16th Century Physicians Mask

Doctors wore masks to protect themselves from the plague. Everyone, including Luther, was affected by the plague.

Video: Ex-monk Marries Ex-nun: Martin and Katie Luther

God gave marriage as a benefit for all. Luther married to protect his family name, to spite the pope and to teach doctrine, but found love in his rib, his Katie.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – August 2017

Looking for ways to joyfully share the Gospel in a “real world” context? Want to virtually tour historic Reformation sites or hear more about mission work in Santo Domingo? President Harrison shares this and much more in this month’s Life Together News Digest.

Video: The Common Chest Ensures Everyone’s Needs Are Met

The 500th anniversary of the Reformation provides an excellent opportunity to recall and learn the importance of Luther’s teachings on the truth of God’s love for people by grace alone, by faith alone, by Scripture alone, through Christ alone.

Video: The Cross Alone Is Our Theology

Using pieces from “Martin Luther: Art and the Reformation” the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, teaches interesting and important facts about the Reformation.

The Luther Mile

Join the Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, LCMS president, as he explores some of the most renowned sites in what many call Luther City.

Taking Spiritual Vitals

This presentation will provide parish nurses with an overview of spiritual assessments as well as some simple-to-use guidelines for holistic care.

Video: The Pope Supported the Sale of Indulgences; Christ Gives Grace for Free

Indulgences were really from the pope. He was fund-raising for a building program. The solas teach us that we are saved by grace alone, by faith alone, as revealed in Scripture alone.

Video: 16th-century Indulgence Box: Trying to Buy Salvation

“As soon as the coin in the coffer rings, the soul from purgatory springs.” Indulgences led to the posting of the 95 Theses. Christ alone sets the soul free.

Video: Relics – There’s Only One that Counts

Eighteen of the 12 Apostles are buried in Germany? What are relics? Why did people view them and why was Luther against them? Was there any relic Luther treasured?

Video: Wittenberg, Germany – The City of Luther and the Reformation

On October 31, 1517, Martin Luther posted the 95 Theses in Wittenberg, Germany. Find out more about the city at Luther’s time and how Luther grew into a biblical scholar.

A Holistic Care Approach to Hoarding

The guest lecturer is Darlene Sorrell, RN, Parish Nurse at Hales Corner Lutheran Church, Hales Corner, Wis.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – June 2017

Can’t make it to Germany this year? We’ve got an exclusive video tour with President Harrison! Watch part one with this month’s digest. And then stick around for stories about being a chaplain at a Tyson plant, starting a pro-life ministry in a church, responding to 13 Reasons Why with love and much more.

Video Lecture Series
Parish Nurse Video Lecture Series: ‘Faith and Wellness’

Rev. Dr. David Ludwig presents a Parish Nurse Video Lecture Series program entitled “Faith and Wellness” for LCMS Health Ministry.

Life Together News Digest
Life Together with President Harrison – May 2017

Blessed Eastertide to all. Christ is risen, he is risen indeed! LCMS volunteers have been working hard to help with flood relief. Decades of mission work is bearing fruit in Togo. We’ve got articles on baptism, marriage and much more in the Digest this month.

Video: Prayers, training and generosity help share mercy after 2017 Midwest floods

LCMS Disaster Response continues to provide spiritual and human care after severe flooding in the St. Louis area damaged several homes and businesses in late April and early May.