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April ‘Witness’ defends biblical teaching about Jesus’ resurrection

The issue also shares tips for talking to friends and family about the resurrection, examines what 1 Corinthians 15 says about the resurrection, and extols hymns that celebrate the resurrection.

Comfort food

Video equipment and technology are getting lots of use these days in church sanctuaries, staff homes and other places. However, there is one place, usually a hub of hospitality, not seeing any action these during this time: the church kitchen.

Media kit features Easter theme

The kit is designed to allow each parish to add its own information and details about Holy Week and Easter services. 

Mocking the bully Death

In the end, no matter how hard you work to avoid it, death towers over you and remorselessly says, “I win. I always do.” And what are you to say?

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.”

Lutheran Witness: April 2019

Christ alone. It seems so simple, so elementary. Every Lutheran knows and believes that, don’t they? And yet … how often do we forget?

Holy Week/Easter media kit released for congregational use

The kit is designed to allow each parish to customize it with local information and details.

The glorious blessing of Christ’s resurrection

It is the bedrock teaching of the New Testament that Christ is the first one raised, and we too shall be raised from the dead at the Last Day.

Lutheran Witness: April 2018

The April issue of The Lutheran Witness looks at Christian missions through the lens of Easter and sees Easter anew through the eyes of LCMS missionaries around the world.

Easter is coming — no FOOLIN’!

Though the Gospel we preach may be “a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles,” God’s beloved children are no fools. We know what really happened on Easter.

The Phoniness of Easter

In reality, Easter seems to be almost anticlimactic in our churches and lives.

Giving a Witness to the Resurrection at Easter

The Christian who prepares an “elevator speech” on Christ’s resurrection will be blessed in the preparation and opportunity to share it.

Lent and Easter 101

The darkness of Good Friday gives way to the light of the early Easter morning.

Only the Christian’s Left Foot Remains in the Grave

What joy is ours as resurrection people to participate is Christ’s own great mission of seeking, finding and saving the lost!

Storming the Gates of Paradise

While transhumanists hope to prolong life by halting aging processes, they can’t make sure the parachute opens when you try sky-diving on your 650th birthday.

Telling Your Story

That this God even conquers death and disobedience by personally taking on death and overcoming it with His own suffering and death and giving mercy to the disobedient makes each fallen human story important and profound.