The December issue of The Lutheran Witness reflects on “The Blessing of Children.”
Luther described the course of the Gospel as a “passing rain shower.” Is it passing away from us?
Every child is a blessing, even if that blessing is an opportunity for parents to learn self-sacrifice — and even if that blessing is, in the eyes of the world, one too many.
Christ’s birth provides a beautiful archetype of life in our culture of death.
The November 2023 of The Lutheran Witness takes up Carl Trueman’s ‘Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self,’ asking the age-old question: “What is truth?”
This timeless piece, written during the rise of the Hitler regime in 1936, has much for us to ponder in our day and about ourselves.
“What is truth?” Jesus is Truth, and so Jesus stands at the heart of this (and every) issue of The Lutheran Witness.
The umbilical cord offers an image of what fundamentally makes for a good life: not autonomy and self-expression but dependence and interdependence on others.
While the Law/Gospel distinction is one of the basics of Lutheran theology, distinguishing them rightly is one of the most difficult Christian arts.
The matter of the inerrancy of Holy Scripture is a matter of faith, not sight.
We take these topics up because they are difficult teachings of Scripture, teachings that perhaps Christians feel a bit ashamed about or find difficult to understand.
The October Lutheran Witness takes up several “Difficult Teachings of Scripture.”