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.

CPH book focuses on helping the needy

In a book about caring for the poor, LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison takes the example of St. Paul and applies it to today’s church.

Xavier climbs through a play tunnel at ACTS of Love Early Childhood Education Center on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, in Leander, Texas. LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford
In the May ‘Lutheran Witness’: Children are blessings

The May 2018 edition of “The Lutheran Witness” includes an overview of Lutheran K-12 education in America by Heather Smith and contributions from well-known voices including the Rev. A. Trevor Sutton, the Rev. Dr. Peter Scaer and Adriane Heins, former LW managing editor.

Spring ‘Engage’: How God opens doors for the Gospel

In unique ways and in diverse locations around the world, Lutherans are faithfully carrying out the Great Commission to make disciples of all nations.

Share It! — Welcoming visitors

Congregation and school leaders share how they make new parishioners and students feel welcome.

Journal of Lutheran Mission: December 2017

Discover both the opportunities and challenges the Lutheran Church experiences 500 years after the Reformation.

Luther film ‘package’ includes DVD, Bible study

“Martin Luther: The Idea that Changed the World” is now available with a six-week Bible study.

Commission on Theology and Church Relations prepares Bible studies on doctrine of justification

The first of the Bible studies, “Justifying Christmas,” will be available in mid-November.