In Luke 1, the angel Gabriel visited a priest named Zechariah. Gabriel appeared suddenly as Zechariah served alone in the temple.
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.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the decision by two predecessor bodies of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) to ordain women into the pastoral office.
Missionaries have historically found Muslims to be among the most difficult group to evangelize. Not only is their commitment to Islam …
Where do the Ten Commandments live in the church’s liturgical life? Where do the people of God regularly encounter and use them?
On paper, the home we had rented sight-unseen was perfect. It had the appropriate number of bedrooms and bathrooms for a family our size.
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.
Anecdotally, a number of LCMS congregations are seeing more people visiting their streaming services than typically attend in person on Sunday mornings.
Weeds rank high on the list of a gardener’s least favorite things, right up there with drought, blight, wilt, groundhogs, rabbits, parsley worms and potato beetles.