The Rev. Roy S. Askins formerly served as communications manager for the LCMS Asia Region.
The issue covers topics such as fasting in modern times, avoiding abuses of fasting and the biblical background of fasting.
Listening to sermons on Sunday morning often requires wrestling with my sinful flesh to focus on what the pastor is preaching. It’s not easy; it takes work.
Read the December ‘Lutheran Witness’ to learn more about the hymnody, poetry and decorations through which Christ is displayed for this world.
The November 2019 issue of “The Lutheran Witness” includes updates on the Synod’s financial situation and seven mission priorities.
The issue includes accounts of remembered saints, saints who played prominent roles in the church but are lesser known, and saints who are still among us.
At the heart of the issue is a “Meet the Candidates” section that includes an in-depth Q&A in which each of the candidates shares his perspective on key issues and challenges facing the LCMS.
Here are all the ways to stay informed about the 67th Regular Convention of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, set for July 20–25 in Tampa, Fla.
Congregations: Consider using these words in the Prayer of the Church on or before July 14, as you pray together for the Synod convention (July 20–25).
Look ahead to the 2019 Synod Convention with previews of overtures, nominees for president, essays, the opening service and more in the June/July issue of The Lutheran Witness.
The May issue offers readers an in-depth look at what Scripture and Lutheran theology say about the Third Person of the Trinity.
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.”