Despite our best efforts to avoid them, pain and suffering appear in our lives. Lessing reminds us: “Exile doesn’t negate God’s promises.”
Roy S. Askins
In the August issue of The Lutheran Witness, LCMS church workers answer the questions they most commonly receive in their service to Christ’s church.
This month’s issue begins with an introduction to the Church Worker Recruitment Initiative. In the rest of the issue, LCMS professional church workers answer the questions they most commonly receive in their service to Christ’s church.
We’re talking about your church family, the people of God. In this family, you gather to receive from Jesus what only He can give: Himself in Word and Sacrament.
The June/July issue of The Lutheran Witness discusses Jesus’ holy Bride, the church, under the theme “Una Sancta — One Holy.”
For 140 years, The Lutheran Witness has taught and educated English-speaking Lutherans all over the world. We teach what the Bible teaches.
As we struggle to look at the world from a Lutheran perspective — that is, a biblical perspective — we must learn to identify and struggle against the idols that tempt us to abandon or neglect seeking first the kingdom of God.
The May issue of The Lutheran Witness takes up the theme “Seek First the Kingdom of God,” exploring how this looks for Christians in a world full of temptations and idols.
As a composer uses harmonizing strains to form one grand piece of music, so also the Gospels create a full picture of Jesus Christ.
The April issue of The Lutheran Witness focused on the four Gospel accounts under the theme “Four Views on Jesus.”
Whether superstition or false belief, let’s repent and turn to the Lord. We fear, love and trust in Him above all things. And He provides as He has promised and in accordance with His will.
The March issue of The Lutheran Witness explores the dangers and pitfalls of superstition, under the theme “Written in the … Word.”