If you find yourself in “quiet despair” about the state of the church, consider these five things.
Hermann Sasse explains why faith and hope belong together: Both are bound to history.
What was at stake in the 1974 “Walkout”? The authority and inerrancy of Holy Scripture.
“The same church that grows in the fields and the suburbs is here in Boston for you.”
This document endures as a confessional testimony against historical criticism of the Bible.
Faith is the “sack” that receives and holds the gift of the Gospel.
Gathered around the Word Welcome to worship, where things look and sound different from much of what you experience in your everyday life. You will use some difficult-to-pronounce words, and parts of the service will have unique names. Sometimes you’ll need the hymnal; sometimes you’ll need the bulletin. First, don’t worry. You’re new to this,
Luther described the course of the Gospel as a “passing rain shower.” Is it passing away from us?
Christ’s birth provides a beautiful archetype of life in our culture of death.
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.
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.