In light of the Synod’s 175th anniversary, President Harrison discusses C.F.W. Walther’s theses to the first Iowa District Convention.
Here are some ideas for recovering the feast of Ascension within our congregations.
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.
Of the original 14 congregations of the LCMS, 12 remain active. This is the story of how God has taken them through 175 years.
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.
Realizing the distinction between Law and Gospel turned Luther into a reformer. Here are six of those differences, according to CFW Walther.
To the suffering, the discouraged, the downtrodden, the preacher proclaims the pure sweet Gospel of Christ.
Despite the dramatic efforts of many churches to reach seekers, the Nones are simply not seeking.
Christ demonstrated how precious every life is at every stage of development. He is truly the creator and “Author of life.”
Children’s entertainment consistently portrays parents — especially fathers — as fools. What should Lutheran parents do?
It’s a marvel that we can “listen in” to Martin Luther’s own sermon on Luke 2, from Christmas 1544.
The Christian church has now taken up Simeon’s song as her own, and rightly so. For, as with Simeon, we have also seen and rejoice in the salvation of our God.