Witness, Mercy, Life Together: 2013 LCMS National Convention

Got a question about this summer’s convention? Learn about what’s changed since the last convention, what you can expect at this year’s, and why we are all “Baptized for This Moment!”

Pressure Points (April 2013)

With Dr. Bruce Hartung Responding to previous columns, a spate of communications from readers has…

Harrison addresses suffering in Holy Week video

In a video for Holy Week 2013, Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison says that with suffering — including the “degradation” Christ suffered through His Passion and death –- “God is doing exactly what He planned.”

Bimler’s ‘Joyfully Aging’ celebrates ‘gift of aging’

Dr. Richard Bimler says his latest book, “Joyfully Aging: A Christian’s Guide,” released last summer by Concordia Publishing House, is intended to help people “celebrate the gift of aging.”

Pressure Points (March 2013)

With Dr. Bruce Hartung This month’s “Pressure Points” continues the discussion in the January column about…

CPH, LHM offer resources for Lent

Concordia Publishing House and Lutheran Hour Ministries are offering new Lenten resources for 2013. “Restore…

LCMS Snapshots November-December 2012

LCMS Snapshots – Witness, Mercy, Life Together – Home & Abroad Feature photos from the…

The Reformation: Questions and Answers

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LCMS Snapshots September-October 2012

Feature photos from the Lutherans Engage the World Magazine. September- October 2012

Unwrapping LSB: Service of Prayer and Preaching

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The Care and Keeping of a Substitute Organist

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A Hymn of Glory Let Us Sing…in Canon

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Text, Meet Your Tune!

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The Lutheran Confessions No. 1: About God and Music

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Random Thoughts on Ringing Bells Randomly

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Where’s the Time Signature? Playing the Rhythmic Chorales

 By Phil Gehring, author of the Service-Playing Resource Book Musicians are accustomed to finding a…