As secularism grows and theological literacy declines, it’s little wonder that ancient heresies are rushing into the void.
Gene Edward Veith
Vocation means far more than “what I do for a living.” According to Luther, Christians have multiple vocations or callings.
Contrary to the conventional wisdom, we do not live in an increasingly secularized, materialist society. Rather, we live in a society in which people are increasingly “spiritual, but not religious.”
Jesus asked, “Who do people say that the Son of Man is?” (Matt. 16:13). That is a very important question.
Today, two-thirds of all marriages are preceded by cohabitation, by just “living together.”
Among Americans who consider themselves Christian, 52% believe they are saved by their good works rather than by faith in Christ as Savior.
After reviewing what was said at their Baptisms, LCMS confirmands affirm their intention “to continue steadfast in this confession and Church and to suffer all, even death, rather than fall away from it” (LSB p. 273).
Around the world, both religious commitment and religious rejection are growing in various countries. But being lukewarm when it comes to religion is decreasing everywhere.
Missionaries have historically found Muslims to be among the most difficult group to evangelize. Not only is their commitment to Islam …
Protesters began their vandalization of statues by concentrating on Confederate heroes, then they targeted slave-owning Founding Fathers.
The U.S. Supreme Court has issued two more rulings protecting religious liberty.
Lots of women and men today want to be parents, but they don’t want to get married.