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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.

Church sign shares resurrection message as ‘witness,’ ‘welcome’

Every Sunday is Easter — that’s the message on the outdoor sign at Trinity Lutheran Church in Mobile, Ala., and it’s making people think, according to Pastor Rev. Dr. Ulmer Marshall.

Missing Easter

It is easy to unintentionally miss celebrating Easter in the midst of our busyness. Fortunately for us, God’s grace and mercy never miss us.

Holy Week music: Church brings back Bach

First Presbyterian Church in Center City, Philadelphia, brings Bach back to his Good Friday roots by presenting his “St. John Passion” as he did — not as performance but as prayer.

Harrison shares Easter message in new video

In an Easter video greeting, Synod President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison shares the message of St. Paul in 1 Cor. 15, “this wonderful chapter on what the Resurrection means for us.”