The Lutheran Witness

Is There Hope for America?

It is ultimately the Lord, Scripture teaches, Who causes kingdoms to rise and fall; the Potter shapes the clay. And irrespective of their form of government, He blesses when He sees fit, allows bad things to happen and wicked men to prosper, in order to drive people to repentance and faith.

As Simple as Letting God Speak

by Rev. Michael Schuermann “Pastor, isn’t it enough that you just speak what God’s Word speaks and leave it at that?” A faithful and wise member of my congregation spoke these words to me. We had been talking about her…

A Great Privilege

We face challenges, to be sure, but we are blessed with much!

Bridging the Gap

In a time and a society that places little value on the elderly, Christians do well to honor their mothers and fathers in the faith.

Don’t Forsake Us

The Rev. Greg Alms explains how, in forsaking His Son, God the Father gathers us in to receive Christ’s forgiving body.

Melanchthon’s Favorite Passage

We all have our favorite Bible passages. But what were the most loved passages of some of the Reformers?