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The online musings from pastors, theologians and laity that will help you see the world from a Lutheran perspective. 

The Joy of Subordination in Christ

Subordination need not be a burden; the Christian joyfully submits to Christ who provides for the good of those submitting to Him.


The Star Proclaims

The weighty hymn “The Star Proclaims the King Is Here” (LSB 399) is an ancient hymn excerpted from the same poem as our Christmas hymn …

Epiphany: the ‘Other’ Christmas

Epiphany is Christmas 2.0. Its conspicuous place following the nativity narrative in Matthew’s Gospel presents it as the “other Christmas,” …

O Holy Nights

The saints go marching all year long. Maybe your family’s Christmas season is colored by some happy birthdays or sad memories.

How to Celebrate the 12 Days of Christmas with Your Family

To talk about celebrating the full 12 days of Christmas, one must first talk about celebrating Advent. To do otherwise …

Welcoming ‘Church Shoppers’ in the Holiday Season (and Anytime)

Ah, Christmas: that wonderful time of year when the church music and readings are all comfortably familiar …

Fast Before You Feast

An abundance of good things can fool us into believing we deserve everything we have and just a little bit more, too.

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