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

Why Worker Wellness? A word to pastors

By taking our health seriously, we will have more resilience to handle trials when they come, and to continue to serve one another well through them.


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The Stewardship Wellness Wheel

Stewardship wellness includes several dimensions, each bounded by our baptismal identity and spiritual health.

On a Lucas Cranach Portrait

Through Cranach’s portraits of Johann Friedrich I over his life, we see the life of Christian suffering depicted.

Marriage and the Gift of Dying to Self

Marriage is not a curse to avoid or put off for a better time. It is a gift that creates a husband and wife and a blessed family.

Our Great Heritage: Bernard of Clairvaux

Though not without error in his life and teaching, this French abbot loved Christ, and his confession of faith rings down through the ages.

Fiction as a Means of Grace?

Good fiction can place the reader into the story in a way that history or news or even systematic theology cannot.

On ‘Anna Karenina’: A prescient critique of sexual disorder

Although he wrote long before the Sexual Revolution, Tolstoy anticipates the tragic effects of such an ethic on human life.

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