Lent

March ‘Lutheran Witness’ focuses on fasting, temptation

The issue covers topics such as fasting in modern times, avoiding abuses of fasting and the biblical background of fasting.

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.”

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust

During Lent, we stare the awful truth of death directly in the face and contemplate anew the depth of our sin and the magnitude of Christ’s salvation.

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?

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2019 midweek Lenten services

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2019 midweek Lenten services.

LCMS Worship: A Lenten Prayer

LCMS Worship provides “A Lenten Prayer” for congregations to use in worship services or for families to use during devotions.

Lutheran Witness: March 2018

In its Lenten issue, The Lutheran Witness explores a few of the elements that make up the Bible’s counter-cultural vision for “the good life.”

Share It! – Observing Lent

Church members and workers answer the question, “In what special ways does your congregation or school observe Lent?”

What to give up for Lent?

Lent is not so much a time of “giving things up” as it is a time for adding things that increase our awareness of God’s mercy in Christ Jesus.

LCMS Worship: A Lenten Prayer

LCMS Worship provides “A Lenten Prayer” for congregations to use in worship services or for families to use during devotions.

LCMS Worship: Suggestions for 2018 midweek Lenten services

LCMS Worship provides suggestions for liturgy, psalms, readings, hymns and collects to use during 2018 midweek Lenten services.

Seminaries plan preaching workshops, lecture and music events

The preaching workshops will focus on helping pastors plan and prepare for Lent.

LCMS Worship: Hymn of the Day Studies for Lent – Three-Year & One-Year Lectionary

LCMS Worship provides Hymn of the Day Studies for Lent for the Three-Year Lectionary and the One-Year Lectionary for the Lutheran Service Book.

Lent and Easter 101

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

Annunciation: In the Midst of Lent, Joy

If your Lent has been lacking joy, you’re doing it wrong.

Living as Christians in an Age of Ultra-Surveillance

Lent is an ideal time for us to reexamine our lives.