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

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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10 Minutes with…Matt Harrison

by James H. Heine Rev. Matthew C. Harrison was installed as the 13th president of The Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod Sept. …

Hope in Jackpot

by Adriane Dorr Rev. Gary Benedix recently retired from full-time ministry . . . but not really. “I have been …

Dancing on the Devil’s Grave

by Rev. William M. Cwirla Halloween has become a major commercial holiday in this country, second in potential profit making …

The View from Here: Being “Little” Means a Lot

by Dr. Lane R. Seitz This past Sunday I worshiped in one of the smaller congregations in our district. There …

A Sleeping-Mat Ministry: Bringing Comfort to the Homeless

by Sandy Wood From Chicago to Ghana and in between, a ministry carrying Christ’s love and a cushioned place to …

Lutherans Still Making Impact in New Orleans—and Beyond—Five Years after Katrina

by Paula Schlueter Ross It’s been five years since the Aug. 29, 2005, landfall of Hurricane Katrina.  And today–even with …

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