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Walther’s 1879 Address

In light of the Synod’s 175th anniversary, President Harrison discusses C.F.W. Walther’s theses to the first Iowa District Convention.

Lutheran Witness: May 2022

The May issue of The Lutheran Witness discusses Christ’s Ascension: its theological import, its celebration and its meaning for Christians.

Our Ascended Christ

The disciples became sorrowful over Jesus’ impending departure, and yet, His departure was necessary.

Only Jesus

Who we are — a 175-year-old church body — is important, but it pales in comparison to the history of the church. But what we do — preaching and pointing to Jesus for 175 years — is quite significant indeed.

Lutheran Witness: April 2022

The April issue of The Lutheran Witness celebrates the 175th anniversary of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, under the theme “Our Lutheran Heritage: 175 years.”

Fighting Acedia

The wisdom of Scripture and long experience of Christians from all ages show us some well-attested and effective ways for us to respond to acedia.

Zeal for Your House Has Consumed Me

The answer to sloth is zeal, a passion for God’s Word and His gifts. If you struggle with appreciating and receiving God’s gifts, this issue is for you.

Lutheran Witness: March 2022

This issue provides practical tips for Christians fighting acedia, and reflects on the Christian’s calling to zeal for God’s Word and His gifts.

Law and Gospel

Realizing the distinction between Law and Gospel turned Luther into a reformer. Here are six of those differences, according to CFW Walther.

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